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Grammy Nominations Announced

December 7, 2007

It's that time of the year! After digging through the list, here are the Folk category listings and a few more nominees from the Folk Alley playlist:

Best Traditional Folk:
David Bromberg - Try Me One More Time
Peter Case - Let Us Now Praise Sleepy John
Cathy Fink - Banjo Talkin'
Levon Helm - Dirt Farmer
Charlie Louvin - Charlie Louvin

Best Contemporary Folk/Americana:
Mary Chapin Carpenter - The Calling
Ry Cooder - My Name Is Buddy
Steve Earle - Washington Square Serenade
Patty Griffin - Children Running Through
Tom Waits - Orphans

Best Native American Music:
Walter Ahhaitty & Friends - Oklahoma Style
Black Lodge - Watch This Dancer!
Davis Mitchell - The Ballad of Old Times
R. Carlos Nakai, Cliff Sarde, William Eaton & Randy Wood - Reconnections
Johnny Whitehorse - Totemic Flute Chants

Best Hawaiian Music:
Keola Beamer - Ka Hikina O Ka Hau (The Coming of the Snow)
Tia Carrere - Hawaiiana
Cyril Pahinui - He'eia
Raiatea - Hawaiian Blossom
Various Artists - Treasures of the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar

Best Zydeco or Cajun Music:
Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie - Le Cowboy Creole
Lisa Haley - King Cake
Lost Bayou Ramblers - Live: A La Blue Moon
Pine Leaf Boys - Blues De Musicien
Racines - Racines
Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars - The La Louisianne Sessions
Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience - Live! Worldwide

And some highlights:
Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals:
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Gone Gone Gone

Best Pop Instrumental Performance:
Joni Mitchell - One Week Last Summer

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
James Taylor - James Taylor at Christmas

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance:
Lucinda Williams - Come On

Best Rock Song:
Lucinda Williams - Come On

Best Rock Album:
Wilco - Sky Blue Sky

Best Female Country Vocal Performance:
Alison Krauss - Simple Love
Miranda Lambert - Famous in a Small Town

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals:
Steve Earle & Allison Moorer - Days Aren't Long Enough
Willie Nelson & Ray Price - Lost Highway

Best Country Instrumental Performance:
Russ Barenberg - Little Monk
The Greencards - Mucky the Duck
Brad Paisley - Throttleneck
Andy Statman - Rawhide!
The Time Jumpers - Fidoodlin'

Best Bluegrass Album:
Cherryholmes - Cherryholmes II: Black & White
J.D. Crowe & The New South - Lefty's Old Guitar
Jim Lauderdale - The Bluegrass Diaries
Seldom Scene - Scenechronized
Tony Trischka - Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular

Best Traditional Blues Album:
Henry James Townsend, Joe Willie "Pinetop" Perkins, Robert Lockwood Jr. & David "Honeyboy" Edwards - Last of the Great Mississippi Delta Bluesmen: Live in Dallas

Best Contemporary World Music:
Loreena McKennitt - An Ancient Muse

Best Polka Album:
Brave Combo - Polka's Revenge

Best Musical Album for Children:
Buck Howdy with BB - Chickens
Sweet Honey in the Rock - Experience...101
The Muppets - A Green and Red Christmas
Bill Harley - I Wanna Play
Peter Himmelman - My Green Kite
Various Artists - The Velveteen Rabbit: Love Can Make You Real

Best Comedy Album:
Flight of the Conchords - The Distant Future

Best Musical Show Album:
Duncan Sheik - Spring Awakening

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova - Once

Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova - Falling Slowly

Best Instrumental Composition:
Bela Fleck - Spectacle

Best Recording Package:
Zack Nipper - Cassadaga (Bright Eyes)

Best Historical Album:
Nora Guthrie & Jorge Arevalo Mateus - The Live Wire: Woody Guthrie in Performance 1949
Christopher King & Henry "Hank" Sapoznik - People Take Warning! Murder Ballads & Disaster Songs 1913-1938

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical:
(Suzanne Vega) - Beauty & Crime
(Viktor Krauss) - II

Best Surround Sound Album:
(Porcupine Tree) - Fear of a Blank Planet

Best Short Form Music Video:
Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down

Posted by Ann VerWiebe at December 7, 2007 3:49 PM


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