2018 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

UNEXPECTED

Jason Crabb

CLEAR SKIES

Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

FAVORITES: REVISITED BY REQUEST

The Isaacs

STILL STANDING

The Martins

LOVE LOVE LOVE

Gordon Mote

43. BEST REGIONAL MEXICAN MUSIC ALBUM (INCLUDING TEJANO)

PRIMERO SOY MEXICANA

Angela Aguilar

MITAD Y MITAD

Calibre 50

TOTALMENTE JUAN GABRIEL VOL. II

Aida Cuevas

CRUZANDO BORDERS

Los Texmaniacs

LEYENDAS DE MI PUEBLO

Mariachi Sol De Mexico De Jose Hernandez

¡MÉXICO POR SIEMPRE!

Luis Miguel

45. BEST AMERICAN ROOTS PERFORMANCE

KICK ROCKS

Sean Ardoin

SAINT JAMES INFIRMARY BLUES

Jon Batiste

THE JOKE

Brandi Carlile

ALL ON MY MIND

Anderson East

LAST MAN STANDING

Willie Nelson

46. BEST AMERICAN ROOTS SONG

Cumberland Gap

ALL THE TROUBLE

Waylon Payne, Lee Ann Womack & Adam Wright, songwriters (Lee Ann Womack)

BUILD A BRIDGE

Jeff Tweedy, songwriter (Mavis Staples)

THE JOKE

Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth, songwriters (Brandi Carlile)

KNOCKIN' ON YOUR SCREEN DOOR

Pat McLaughlin & John Prine, songwriters (John Prine)

SUMMER'S END

Pat McLaughlin & John Prine, songwriters (John Prine)

47. BEST AMERICANA ALBUM

Southern Blood

BY THE WAY, I FORGIVE YOU

Brandi Carlile

THINGS HAVE CHANGED

Bettye LaVette

THE TREE OF FORGIVENESS

John Prine

THE LONELY, THE LONESOME & THE GONE

Lee Ann Womack

ONE DROP OF TRUTH

The Wood Brothers

48. BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUM

PORTRAITS IN FIDDLES

Mike Barnett

SISTER SADIE II

Sister Sadie

RIVERS AND ROADS

Special Consensus

THE TRAVELIN' MCCOURYS

The Travelin' McCourys

NORTH OF DESPAIR

Wood & Wire

49. BEST TRADITIONAL BLUES ALBUM

SOMETHING SMELLS FUNKY 'ROUND HERE

Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio

BENTON COUNTY RELIC

Cedric Burnside

THE BLUES IS ALIVE AND WELL

Buddy Guy

NO MERCY IN THIS LAND

Ben Harper And Charlie Musselwhite

DON'T YOU FEEL MY LEG (THE NAUGHTY BAWDY BLUES OF BLUE LU BARKER)

Maria Muldaur

50. BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES ALBUM

The Last Days Of Oakland

PLEASE DON'T BE DEAD

Fantastic Negrito

HERE IN BABYLON

Teresa James And The Rhythm Tramps

CRY NO MORE

Danielle Nicole

OUT OF THE BLUES

Boz Scaggs

VICTOR WAINWRIGHT AND THE TRAIN

Victor Wainwright And The Train

51. BEST FOLK ALBUM

WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND

Joan Baez

BLACK COWBOYS

Dom Flemons

RIFLES & ROSARY BEADS

Mary Gauthier

WEED GARDEN

Iron & Wine

ALL ASHORE

Punch Brothers

52. BEST REGIONAL ROOTS MUSIC ALBUM

KREOLE ROCK AND SOUL

Sean Ardoin

SPYBOY

Cha Wa

ALOHA FROM NA HOA

Na Hoa

NO 'ANE'I

Kalani Pe'a

MEWASINSATIONAL - CREE ROUND DANCE SONGS

Young Spirit

54. BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM

DERAN

Bombino

FENFO

Fatoumata Diawara

BLACK TIMES

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

FREEDOM

Soweto Gospel Choir

THE LOST SONGS OF WORLD WAR II

Yiddish Glory