2017 Louisiana Grammy Award Nominees…Are You Ready?

2017 Louisiana Grammy Award Nominees…Are You Ready?

The nominations for the 2017 Grammy Awards are out and many Louisiana artists are up to receive big honors. Nominees with Louisiana ties include:

– Barry Ancelet & Sam Broussard: Best Regional Roots Music Album (Broken Promised Land)

– Lauren Daigle: Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Keith Hart: Grammy Music Educator Award for his work at KIPP Believe College Prep

– Vasti Jackson: Best Traditional Blues Album (The Soul of Jimmie Rodgers)

– Solange Knowles: Best Traditional R&B Performance (‘Cranes in the Sky’)

– Branford Marsalis: Best Jazz Vocal Album for The Branford Marsalis Quartet with special guest Kurt Elling (Upward Spiral)

– Kenny Neal: Best Contemporary Blues Album (Bloodline)

– Roddie Romero & the Hub City All Stars: Best American Roots Song (‘Gulfstream’), Best Regional Roots Music Album (Gulfstream)

– Khris Royal as part of the horn section for Rebelution’s Falling Into Place, up for Best Reggae Album

– Bobby Rush: Best Traditional Blues Album (Porcupine Meat)

– Various Artists: Best Regional Roots Music Album (I Wanna Sing Right: Rediscovering Lomax In the Evangeline Country)

See the complete list of nominees at the L.A. Times. The 59th Annual Grammy Awards will be held February 12, 2017.