2016 GRAMMY NOMINEES

OF INTEREST TO FOLKWORKS READERS

40. BEST ROOTS GOSPEL ALBUM

43. BEST REGIONAL MEXICAN MUSIC ALBUM (INCLUDING TEJANO)

45. BEST AMERICAN ROOTS PERFORMANCE

46. BEST AMERICAN ROOTS SONG

47. BEST AMERICANA ALBUM

48. BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUM

49. BEST TRADITIONAL BLUES ALBUM

50. BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES ALBUM

51. BEST FOLK ALBUM

52. BEST REGIONAL ROOTS MUSIC ALBUM

54. BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM

40. BEST ROOTS GOSPEL ALBUM

Hymns

Joey+Rory

Label: Gaither Music Group/Farmhouse Recordings

Better Together

Gaither Vocal Band

Label: Gaither Music Group

Nature's Symphony In 432

The Isaacs

Label: House Of Isaacs

Hymns And Songs Of Inspiration

Gordon Mote

Label: New Haven Records

God Don't Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson

(Various Artists); Jeffrey Gaskill, producer

Label: Alligator Records

43. BEST REGIONAL MEXICAN MUSIC ALBUM (INCLUDING TEJANO)

Un Azteca En El Azteca, Vol. 1 (En Vivo)

Vicente Fernández

Label: Sony Music Entertainment México

Raíces

Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizárraga

Label: Fonovisa

Hecho A Mano

Joss Favela

Label: Sony Music Latin

Generación Maquinaria Est. 2006.

La Maquinaria Norteña

Label: Azteca Records/Fonovisa/UMLE

Tributo A Joan Sebastian Y Rigoberto Alfaro

Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea

Label: East Side Records/Shea Records

45. BEST AMERICAN ROOTS PERFORMANCE

House Of Mercy

Sarah Jarosz

Track from: Undercurrent

Label: Sugar Hill Records

Ain't No Man

The Avett Brothers

Track from: True Sadness

Label: American Recordings/Republic Records

Mother's Children Have A Hard Time

Blind Boys Of Alabama

Track from: God Don't Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson

Label: Alligator Records

Factory Girl

Rhiannon Giddens

Track from: Factory Girl

Label: Nonesuch Records Inc.

Wreck You

Lori McKenna

Label: CN Records

46. BEST AMERICAN ROOTS SONG

Kid Sister

Vince Gill, songwriter (The Time Jumpers)

Track from: Kid Sister

Label: Rounder Records; Publisher(s): Vinny Mae Music admin. by Songs of Kobalt Music Publishing

Alabama At Night

Robbie Fulks, songwriter (Robbie Fulks)

Track from: Upland Stories

Label: Bloodshot Records; Publisher(s): Lorne Rall Music

City Lights

Jack White, songwriter (Jack White/The White Stripes)

Track from: Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998 - 2016

Label: Columbia/Third Man Records; Publisher(s): Peppermint Stripe Music

Gulfstream

Eric Adcock & Roddie Romero, songwriters (Roddie Romero And The Hub City All-Stars)

Track from: Gulfstream

Label: Octavia Records; Publisher(s): Grand Bayou Music/Roddie Romero Music

Wreck You

Lori McKenna & Felix McTeigue, songwriters (Lori McKenna)

Label: CN Records; Publisher(s): Melanie Howard Music, Inc./Rusty Muffler Songs admin. by Kobalt Songs Music Publishing

47. BEST AMERICANA ALBUM

This Is Where I Live

William Bell

Label: Stax

True Sadness

The Avett Brothers

Label: American Recordings/Republic Records

The Cedar Creek Sessions

Kris Kristofferson

Label: KK Records, Llc

The Bird & The Rifle

Lori McKenna

Label: CN Records

Kid Sister

The Time Jumpers

Label: Rounder Records

48. BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUM

Coming Home

O'Connor Band With Mark O'Connor

Label: Rounder Records

Original Traditional

Blue Highway

Label: Rounder Records

Burden Bearer

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Label: Mountain Home Music Company

The Hazel And Alice Sessions

Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands

Label: Spruce And Maple Music

North By South

Claire Lynch

Label: Compass Records

49. BEST TRADITIONAL BLUES ALBUM

Porcupine Meat

Bobby Rush

Label: Rounder Records

Can't Shake This Feeling

Lurrie Bell

Label: Delmark Records

Live At The Greek Theatre

Joe Bonamassa

Label: J&R Adventures

Blues & Ballads (A Folksinger's Songbook: Volumes I & II)

Luther Dickinson

Label: New West Records

The Soul Of Jimmie Rodgers

Vasti Jackson

Label: VJM

50. BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES ALBUM

The Last Days Of Oakland

Fantastic Negrito

Label: Believe Global/Blackball Universe

Love Wins Again

Janiva Magness

Label: Blue Élan Records

Bloodline

Kenny Neal

Label: Cleopatra Blues

Give It Back To You

The Record Company

Label: Concord Records

Everybody Wants A Piece

Joe Louis Walker

Label: Provogue

51. BEST FOLK ALBUM

Undercurrent

Sarah Jarosz

Label: Sugar Hill Records

Silver Skies Blue

Judy Collins & Ari Hest

Label: Wildflower Records/Cleopatra Records

Upland Stories

Robbie Fulks

Label: Bloodshot Records

Factory Girl

Rhiannon Giddens

Label: Nonesuch Records Inc.

Weighted Mind

Sierra Hull

Label: Rounder Records

52. BEST REGIONAL ROOTS MUSIC ALBUM

E Walea

Kalani Pe'a

Label: Kalani Pe’a Music Llc

Broken Promised Land

Barry Jean Ancelet & Sam Broussard

Label: Swallow Records

It's A Cree Thing

Northern Cree

Label: Canyon Records

Gulfstream

Roddie Romero And The Hub City All-Stars

Label: Octavia Records

I Wanna Sing Right: Rediscovering Lomax In The Evangeline Country

(Various Artists); Joshua Caffery & Joel Savoy, producers

Label: Valcour Records

54. BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM

Sing Me Home

Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble

Label: Masterworks

Destiny

Celtic Woman

Label: Manhattan Records

Walking In The Footsteps Of Our Fathers

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Label: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Land Of Gold

Anoushka Shankar

Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Dois Amigos, Um Século De Música: Multishow Live

Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil

Label: Nonesuch