Over 50 current and former CD Baby artists nominated for 2020 Grammys

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Matt Singleton

CD Baby already saw 18 of our artists nominated for the Latin Grammys last month (more on their success at the ceremony soon), and our artists are continuing their success at the U.S. Grammys.

Over 50 current or former CD Baby artists have been nominated across nearly as many categories.

It’s a perfect showcase for not only our artists’ scope and ambition, but also the wonderfully eclectic nature of independent music. From jazz ensembles to children’s tunes, from roots to contemporary classical and beyond, CD Baby has it all. But enough about us, let’s congratulate the real stars: our artists!

CD Baby is proud to be carrying the following 2020 Grammy-nominated albums, listed here with their award category:

  • Theo Croker: Star People Nation (Best Contemporary Instrumental Album)
  • BONES (UK): Pretty Waste (Best Rock Performance)
  • Rival Sons: Too Bad, Feral Roots (Best Rock Performance / Best Rock Album)
  • PJ Morton: Paul (Best Traditional R&B Performance / Best R&B Song / Best R&B Album)
  • Georgia Anne Muldrow: Overload (Best Urban Contemporary Album)
  • David Darling: Homage to Kindness (Best New Age Album)
  • Peter Kater: Wings (Best New Age Album)
  • Melissa Aldana: Elsewhere (Best Improvised Jazz Solo)
  • Randy Brecker: Sozinho (Best Improvised Jazz Solo)
  • Miguel Zenón: Sonero: The Music of Ismael Rivera (Best Latin Jazz Album)
  • Jekalyn Carr & Travis Greene: See the Light (Best Gospel Performance/Song)
  • William Murphy: Settle Here (Best Gospel Album)
  • Joseph Habedank: Deeper Oceans (Best Roots Gospel Album)
  • Tim Menzies: His Name Is Jesus (Best Roots Gospel Album)
  • Flor de Toloache: Indestructible (Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album)
  • Luis Enrique: Tiempo Al Tiempo (Best Tropical Latin Album)
  • Francesco Turrisi: I’m on My Way (Best American Roots Performance)
  • Missy Raines: Royal Traveller (Best Bluegrass Album)
  • Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen: If You Can’t Stand the Heat (Best Bluegrass Album)
  • Jontavious Willis: Spectacular Glass (Best Traditional Blues Album)
  • Robert Randolph & The Family Band: Brighter Days (Best Contemporary Blues Album)
  • Gregory Alan Isakov: Evening Machines (Best Folk Album)
  • Rebirth Brass Band: Recorded Live at the 2019 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (Best Regional Roots Music Album)
  • Hans Zimmer: The Lion King (Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media)
  • Vince Mendoza: Begin Again (Best Instrumental Composition)
  • Vince Mendoza: Over the Rainbow (Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals)
  • Jan Kraybill: The Orchestral Organ (Best Immersive Audio Album / Best Classical Instrumental Solo)
  • Kronos Quartet: Riley: Sun Rings (Best Engineered Album, Classical)
  • PUBLIQuartet: Freedom & Faith (Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance)
  • Third Coast Percussion: Perpetulum (Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance)
  • Ted Nash: Bermel: Migration Series for Jazz Ensemble & Orchestra (Best Contemporary Classical Composition)

And these are artists who distributed with us in the past whose recent work is nominated for 2020 Grammys:

  • Lizzo: Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) (Album Of The Year / Best New Artist / Best Pop Solo Performance / Best R&B Performance / Best Traditional R&B Performance / Best Urban Contemporary Album)
  • Maggie Rogers: Best New Artist
  • Gary Clark Jr.: This Land (Best Rock Performance / Best Rock Song / Best Contemporary Blues Album / Best Music Video)
  • Emily King: Scenery (Best R&B Song / Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical)
  • Sebastian Plano: Verve (Best New Age Album)
  • Deva Premal: Deva (Best New Age Album)
  • Joey DeFrancesco: In the Key of the Universe (Best Jazz Instrumental Album)
  • Anat Cohen: Triple Helix (Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album)
  • Danny Gokey: Haven’t Seen It Yet (Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song / Best Contemporary Christian Music Album)
  • Sara Bareilles: Saint Honesty (Best American Roots Performance)
  • Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver: Live in Prague, Czech Republic (Best Bluegrass Album)
  • Sugaray Rayford: Somebody Save Me (Best Contemporary Blues Album)
  • Caspar Babypants: Flying High! (Best Children’s Album)
  • The Okee Dokee Brothers: Winterland (Best Children’s Album)
  • Conspirare: The Hope of Loving (Best Choral Performance)