GRAMMY AWARDS 2017 NOMINEES

 

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Congrats to all the 2017 Nominees for this year's Grammy Awards! We've put together a Spotify playlist & list of all these talented Asian & Asian American artists.



Album Of The Year
Drake - Views
Production by: Dwayne "Supa Dups" Chin-Quee

Best New Artist
Anderson .Paak

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Sia Featuring Sean Paul - Cheap Thrills

Best Dance Recording
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya - Don't Let Me Down

Best Rock Song
Metallica - Hardwired
Guitarist: Kirk Hammett

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Anderson .Paak - Malibu

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King - Different For Girls

Best New Age Album
Peter Kater & Tina Guo - Inner Passion
White Sun - White Sun II (Harijiwan)

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
Joey Alexander - Countdown

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Kenny Barron Trio - Book Of Intuition
Bass: Kiyoshi Kitagawa

Best World Music Album
Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble - Sing Me Home

Best Comedy Album
Margaret Cho - American Myth

Best Musical Theater Album
The Color Purple - Jhett Tolentino, producer
Fiddler On The Roof - David Lai, producer

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
The Revenant - Ryuichi Sakamoto, composer

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals
Lang Lang Featuring Lisa Fischer & Jeffrey Wright - Somewhere (Dirty Blvd) (Extended Version)

Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package
401 Days
J.Views, art director

Best Remixed Recording
The Silver Lake Chorus - Heavy Star Movin' (starRo Remix)
staRo, remixer

Best Engineered Album, Classical
Corigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles - Guanqun Yu, engineers

Best Opera Recording
Corigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles - Guanqun Yu, producer

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album
Schumann & Berg - Mitsuko Uchida, accompanist

Best Music Video
Coldplay - Up & Up
Vania Heymann (Israel) & Gal Muggia (Israel), video directors

Best Music Film
Steve Aoki - I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
The Music Of Strangers - Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble

*If there are any that we missed, please let us know!


Listen to our other TRAKTIVIST playlists on Spotify!