Grammy Awards 2016 nomination list - A who's who of Jazz FM favourites

The 58th GRAMMY awards takes place on February 15th 2016. The full list of nominations has now been announced and it features a number of regularly played Jazz FM artists.

The 58th GRAMMY awards takes place on February 15th 2016. The full list of nominations has now been announced and it features a number of regularly played Jazz FM favourites.

Notable inclusions are New Orleans-based drummer and vocalist Jamison Ross on his album debut and Cécile McLorin Salvant for Best Vocal Jazz Album, 11 year old piano prodigy Joey Alexander, Terence Blanchard and E-Collective and Robert Glasper for Best Jazz Instrumental Album and Marcus Miller, Kirk Whalum and Snarky Puppy for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album. All of these have been extensively featured on Jazz FM. Eliane Elias' 'Made In Brasil' is up for Best Latin Jazz Album, D'Angelo and the Vanguard's 'Black Messiah' for Best R&B Album and Australian band Hiatus Kaiyote for Best R&B Performance. There's a nod to Best Regional Roots Album for British New Orleans-based blues man Jon Cleary and his new album 'GoGo Juice'. Legendary crooner Tony Bennett and pianist Bill Charlap are nominated for 'The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern' in Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.

Some of the highlights are listed below.

Best Jazz Vocal Album

  • Karrin Allyson - Many A New Day: Karrin Allyson Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein
  • Denise Donatelli - Find a Heart
  • Lorraine Feather - Flirting With Disaster
  • Jamison Ross- Jamison
  • Cécile McLorin Salvant - For One To Love

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

  • Joey Alexander - My Favorite Things
  • Terence Blanchard feat. The E-Collective - Breathless
  • Robert Glasper - Covered
  • Jimmy Greene - Beautiful Life
  • John Scofield - Past Present

 Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

  • Bill Frisell - Guitar in the Space Age!
  • Wouter Kellerman - Love Language
  • Marcus Miller - Afrodeezia
  • Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest - Sylva
  • Kirk Whalum - The Gospel According to Jazz Chapter IV

Best Latin Jazz Album

  • Eliane Elias - Made in Brazil
  • The Rodriguez Brothers - Impromptu
  • Gonzalo Rubalcaba - Suite Caminos
  • Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet - Intercambio
  • Miguel Zenón - Identities Are Changeable

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

  • Gil Evans Project - Lines Of Color
  • Marshall Gilkes & WDR Big Band - Köln
  • Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra - Cuba: The Conversation Continues
  • Maria Schneider Orchestra - The Thompson Fields
  • Patrick Williams - Home Suite Home

Best R&B Performance

  • Tamar Braxton - “If I Don't Have You"
  • Andra Day - “Rise Up"
  • Hiatus Kaiyote - “Breathing Underwater"
  • Jeremih feat. J. Cole - “Planes"
  • The Weeknd - “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)"

Best Traditional R&B Performance

  • Faith Evans - “He Is"
  • Lalah Hathaway - “Little Ghetto Boy"
  • Jazmine Sullivan - “Let It Burn"
  • Tyrese - “Shame"
  • Charlie Wilson - “My Favorite Part of You"

Best R&B Album

  • Leon Bridges - Coming Home
  • D'Angelo and the Vanguard - Black Messiah
  • Andra Day - Cheers to the Fall
  • Jazmine Sullivan - Reality Show
  • Charlie Wilson - Forever Charlie

Record of the Year

  • D'Angelo and the Vanguard, "Really Love"
  • Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk"
  • Ed Sheeran, "Thinking Out Loud"
  • Taylor Swift, "Blank Space"
  • The Weeknd, "Can't Feel my Face"

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

  • Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap - The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern
  • Bob Dylan - Shadows in the Night
  • Josh Groban - Stages
  • Seth MacFarlane - No One Ever Tells You
  • Barry Manilow (& Various Artists) - My Dream Duets

Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • Birdman
  • The Imitation Game
  • Interstellar
  • The Theory of Everything
  • Whiplash

Best Regional Roots Music Album

  • Jon Cleary - GoGo Juice

Best Music Film

  • Mr. Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown - James Brown
  • What Happened, Miss Simone? - Nina Simone
  • Amy - Amy Winehouse

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