CONCORD MUSIC SHINES WITH 12 GRAMMY NOMINATIONS

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 28th, 2017 –Los Angeles, CA – Concord Music, one of the largest integrated record and music publishing companies in the world collected 12 nominations for the 60th GRAMMY Awards ® as announced by The Recording Academy this morning.

 

The impressive showing comes in a broad array of genres including dance/electronic, American roots, Americana, bluegrass, blues, metal, contemporary instrumental and musical theater.  The nominated labels include Rounder, Concord, Loma Vista, Fantasy, Fearless, Prestige, The Musical Company and Stax.

 

Winners will be announced at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards ®

airing live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, January 28th, 2018. Below is the complete list of Concord Music nominations.

 

Best Musical Theater Album

Come From Away – David Hein, composer; Irene Sankoff, lyricist; Original Broadway Cast Recording

The Musical Company

 

Best Dance / Electronic Album

What Now – Sylvan Esso

Loma Vista Recordings

 

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

What If – The Jerry Douglas Band

Rounder

 

Best Metal Performance

Invisible Enemy – August Burns Red

Fearless

 

Best American Roots Song

My Only True Friend – Gregg Allman

Rounder

 

Best Americana Album

Southern Blood – Gregg Allman

Rounder

 

Best Bluegrass Album

Universal Favorite – Noam Pikelny

Rounder

 

Best Jazz Vocal Album

A Social Call – Jazzmeia Horn

Prestige Records

 

Best Contemporary Blues Album

Live From The Fox Oakland – Tedeschi Trucks Band

Fantasy Records

 

Best Contemporary Blues Album

Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ – TajMo

Concord Records

 

Best Remixed Song

Funk O’ De Funk (SMLE Remix) – Bobby Rush

Rounder

 

Best Album Notes

Live At The Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings

(Lynell George) Otis Redding

Stax

 

 

About Concord Music:

Concord Music is now one of the largest integrated music publishing and record companies in the world.  With offices in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, Cleveland, London and Berlin, Concord Music maintains a diverse and vibrant roster of current recording artists, composers and songwriters, as well as a vast and historic catalog of some of the most treasured names in music history.

 

Concord Music’s recorded music portfolio contains more than 10,000 active album recordings and includes no less than 244 GRAMMY® winners and 371 titles that have been certified by the RIAA as either gold, platinum, multi-platinum or diamond.   Concord Music’s record labels – Concord Records, Fantasy Records, Fearless Records, Loma Vista Recordings, Razor & Tie (including Kidz Bop) and Rounder Records – collectively release more than 100 new recordings per year within numerous musical genres.  Concord Music’s historical labels, which are managed by its Craft Recordings division, include such storied imprints as Milestone, Musart, Nitro, Pablo, Prestige, Riverside, Specialty, Stax, Telarc, Vee-Jay and Wind-up.

 

With the combination of The Bicycle Music Company and recent acquisition Imagem Music Group, there are over 380,000 copyrighted works in the music publishing catalogs owned by Concord Music.  These catalogs span nearly all musical genres and contain many of the world’s most celebrated compositions.   In addition to managing these catalogs, Concord Music supports a diverse group of current composers and songwriters who are continually creating exciting new musical works.  Concord Music’s publishing business is managed through five primary brands: Bicycle, Boosey & Hawkes, Imagem, Razor & Tie Music Publishing and Rodgers & Hammerstein.

 

Concord Music is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alchemy Copyrights LLC, an investment company that is owned by Barings Alternative Investments, Sound Investors and seventy institutional and individual partners, including forty members of Concord Music’s management team.  At the forefront of intellectual property valuation, acquisition and utilization, the Concord Music investment underscores the partners’ belief in the lasting and appreciating global value of superior original entertainment content. 

 

Concord.com

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact:

 

Joel Amsterdam – 310-385-4206 joel.amsterdam@concordmusicgroup.com

 

 

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