Tag: The Grammys

Grammy Music Educator Award nominations

| February 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
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If you are someone who follows the Grammy Awards closely – really closely – you may have noticed a new honor tucked into last month’s 2014 celebration. It was the Music Educator Award, presented for the first time during Grammy weekend. The award is meant to […]

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The 2014 Bluegrass Grammy goes to…

| January 26, 2014 | 3 Comments
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This afternoon at the 2014 Grammy pre-show cybercast, the Best Bluegrass Album was awarded to The Del McCoury Band for The Streets of Baltimore. As he generally does at the IBMA Awards, Del and the boys spoke until they got the “go away music.” Go […]

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2013 Bluegrass Grammy follow-up

| December 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Following up on our notice earlier about the announcement last night of the nominees for the 2014 Best Bluegrass Album in the The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Grammy award, we got some reaction to the news from two of the nominees. The five nominees […]

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2014 Bluegrass Grammy nominees

| December 7, 2013 | 1 Comment
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The 2014 Grammy nominees were announced on Friday evening. In the midst of the cavalcade of glitzy stars was news of the all-important Best Bluegrass Album. And the nominees are: It’s Just A Road – The Boxcars, Mountain Home Brothers Of The Highway – Dailey & Vincent, […]

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Grammy announces Best American Roots Song category

| June 8, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Among the items included in their recent Trustees Report, the Recording Academy announced the designation of a new Grammy award category that will be of interest to bluegrass songwriters. Quoting from the report… Best American Roots Song has been added to the American Roots Music Field. […]

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And the Bluegrass Grammy for 2013 goes to…

| February 10, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Congratulations to Steep Canyon Rangers, whose Nobody Knows You album was just announced as the winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for the Best Bluegrass Album. The Goat Rodeo Sessions (Yo Yo Ma, Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer and Stuart Duncan) was awarded the Best Folk Album […]

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55th Grammy Award nominees announced

| December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
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The Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 55th annual Grammy Awards in a Nashville ceremony last night. While the rest of the world gushes over Jay-Z, The Black Keys and Kanye West, we’ll save our praise for the all important Best Bluegrass Album category. […]

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What does Adele’s big night mean for bluegrass?

| February 13, 2012 | 9 Comments

If any of you tuned in to the Grammys last night, or have followed any of the coverage, you surely noticed one name that has been making headlines: Adele. Adele tied Beyonce’s record for the most Grammys brought home in one night with six awards. […]

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And the Grammy goes to…

| February 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Alison Krauss & Union Station for being awarded the Best Bluegrass Album at the 2012 Grammies for Paper Airplane. Well done, AKUS! Paper Airplane was also recognized as Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, and Béla Fleck and Howard Levy Won Best Instrumental Composition for […]

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Protests today at The Grammys

| February 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

There has been a notable amount of pushback following the July 2011 decision by the Grammy folks to consolidate the number of awards to be meted out at today’s (2/12) Grammy Awards festivities. Both longstanding and relatively new categories were combined, and some simply eliminated […]

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