63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2020)

 

Congrats to this year's Asian American nominees for the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards! Listen to the playlist of these songs at end of this article.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Chilombo
Jhené Aiko (Japanese American)

Producers, Engineers/Mixers, Songwriters;
Fisticuffs - Brian Warfield (Filipino American)
Julian-Quán Việt Lê (Chinese Vietnamese American)

Hollywood's Bleeding
Post Malone
Songwriter; Jessie Lauren Foutz (Filipina Chinese American)

Women In Music Pt. III
HAIM
Engineer/Mixer; Jasmine Chen (Chinese American)

SONG OF THE YEAR
I Can't Breathe
H.E.R.
Songwriter; H.E.R.(Filipina American)

BEST DANCE RECORDING
The Difference
Flume Featuring Toro y Moi
Toro y Moi (Filipino American)

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
Lightning & Thunder
Jhené Aiko Featuring John Legend
Jhené Aiko (Japanese American)

BEST R&B SONG
Better Than I Imagine
Robert Glasper Featuring H.E.R. & Meshell Ndegeocello
Songwriter; Gabriella Wilson/H.E.R. (Filipina American)

Slow Down
Skip Marley & H.E.R.
Songwriter; H.E.R. (Filipina American)

BEST PROGRESSIVE R&B ALBUM
Chilombo
Jhené Aiko (Japanese American)

Free Nationals
Free Nationals
Songwriters; MIKNNA (Thai American & Korean American)

BEST  R&B ALBUM
HAPPY 2 BE HERE
Ant Clemons
Producer; Stereotypes
Jon Street (Chinese American)

BEST RAP ALBUM
King’s Disease
Nas
Engineer/Mixer; David Yungin Kim (Korean American)

BEST MELODIC RAP PERFORMANCE
Lockdown
Anderson.Paak (Korean American)

BEST NEW AGE ALBUM
Periphery
Priya Darshini (Indian American)

Meditations
Cory Wong & Jon Batiste
Cory Wong (Chinese American)

BEST AMERICAN ROOTS PERFORMANCE
I'll Be Gone
Norah Jones & Mavis Staples
Norah Jones (Indian American)

BEST GLOBAL MUSIC ALBUM
Love Letters
Anoushka Shankar (Indian American)

BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM
Jagged Little Pill
Original Cast
Producer; Vivek J. Tiwary (Indian American)

Soft Power
Original Cast
Principal Soloists; Francis Jue (Chinese American),
Austin Ku (Chinese American), &
Conrad Ricamora (Filipino American),
Producer; David Henry Hwang, (Chinese American)

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA
Into The Unknown [From Frozen 2]
Idina Menzel & AURORA
Songwriter; Robert Lopez (Filipino American)

BEST CHAMBER MUSIC/SMALL ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE
Place
Ted Hearne
Vocalist & Conductor; Josephine Lee (Korean American)

The Schumann Quartets
Dover Quartet
Bryan Lee (Taiwanese American)

BEST CLASSICAL SOLO VOCAL ALBUM
Clairières - Songs By Lili & Nadia Boulanger
Nicholas Phan (Chinese Indonesian American)
Accompanist; Myra Huang (Korean American)

A Lad's Love
Brian Giebler
Accompanist; Katie Hyun (Asian American)

BEST CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL COMPOSITION
Place
Ted Hearne
Vocalist & Conductor; Josephine Lee (Korean American)

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
Lockdown
Anderson .Paak (Korean American)

LISTEN TO THE NOMINEES HERE:

** NOMINEES OUTSIDE THE U.S.A. **

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Djesse Vol.3
Jacob Collier (Chinese British)

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
Dynamite
BTS (Korean)

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
All I Need
Jacob Collier Featuring Mahalia & Ty Dolla $ign
Jacob Collier (British Chinese)

BEST CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Live At The Royal Albert Hall
Snarky Puppy
Percussion; Keita Ogawa (Japanese)

BEST NEW AGE ALBUM
Songs From The Bardo
Laurie Anderson, Tenzin Choegyal & Jesse Paris Smith
Tenzin Choegyal (Tibetan)

BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC ALBUM
All Of My Best Friends
Hillsong Young & Free
Drummer; Brendan Tan (Malaysian Australian)
Producer, Guitarist; (Malaysian Australian)

BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM
The Prince Of Egypt
Original Cast
Principal Soloists; Christine Allado (Filipina British) & Liam Tamne (African Indian Irish)

BEST ARRANGEMENT, INSTRUMENTS AND VOCALS
He Won't Hold You
Jacob Collier Featuring Rapsody
Arranger; Jacob Collier (Chinese British)

Slow Burn
Becca Stevens (featuring Jacob Collier)
Jacob Collier (Chinese British)
Percussion; Keita Ogawa (Japanese)