Several New Orleans Musicians Nominated for 2020 Grammys

Tank and the Bangas in concert. Courtesy of Tank and the Bangas

The Recording Academy released the nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards and several New Orleans artists are on the list:

  • Tank and the Bangas – Best New Artist
  • Nigel Hall with the band Lettuce – Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
  • Lucky Daye – Best R&B performance
  • Lucky Daye and PJ Morton – Best Traditional R&B Performance
  • “Say So” PJ Morton & JoJo “Roll Some Mo” Lucky Daye – Best R&B Song
  • “Painted” Lucky Daye and  “Paul” PJ Morton – Best R&B Album
  • Brandford Marsalis – Best Improvised Jazz Solo
  • Branford Marsalis Quartet – Best Jazz Instrumental Album
  • Rebirth Brass Band – Best Regional Roots Album
  • Wynton Marsalis – Best Contemporary Classical Composition
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