Sony Music Masterworks Earns 14 Nominations For The 2014 Grammy Awards In Multiple Genres

Dec 9, 2013

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Masterworks receives 14 Grammy nominations for the 2014 Grammy Awards in multiple genres including Rock, Traditional Pop, R&B, Classical and Musical Theatre.

"I'd like to congratulate all of our stellar artists on their nominations," says Bogdan Roscic, President of Sony Music Masterworks. "We are proud to be the home to a diverse range of creative musicians who continue to push the genre boundaries of music today."

Masterworks and its imprints Flying Buddha, Sony Classical and Masterworks Broadway earned nominations in the following categories:

BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM:

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE:

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE:

  • "Nakamarra" by Hiatus Kaiyote Featuring Q-Tip from Tawk Tomahawk  (Flying Buddha/Masterworks)

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM:

BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM:

BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA:

  • Life Of Pi by composer Mychael Danna, composer (Sony Classical/Fox Music)
  • Lincoln by John Williams, composer (Sony Classical)
  • Skyfall by Thomas Newman, composer(Sony Classical)

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA:

BEST INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT:

  • "Skylark" by Nan Schwartz, arranger (Amy Dickson) from Dusk & Dawn (Sony Classical)

BEST INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT ACCOMPANYING VOCALIST(S):

  • "Swing Low" by Gil Goldstein, arranger (Bobby McFerrin & Esperanza Spalding)  from spirityouall (Masterworks)
  • "What A Wonderful World" by Shelly Berg, arranger (Gloria Estefan) from The Standards (Masterworks)

BEST ALBUM NOTES:

BEST ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE:

  • "Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 1" conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen with the Los Angeles Philharmonic from Lutoslawski: The Symphonies (Sony Classical)

Sony Music Masterworks comprises Masterworks, Sony Classical, OKeh, Portrait, Masterworks Broadway and Flying Buddha imprints. For email updates and information please visit www.SonyMasterworks.com

SOURCE Sony Music Masterworks

For further information: Sony Masterworks, Angela Barkan - (212) 833-8575, Angela.Barkan@sonymusic.com, or Larissa Slezak - (212) 833-6075, Larissa.Slezak@sonymusic.com


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