Sony Music Masterworks Earns 6 Nominations For The 2015 GRAMMY Awards In Multiple Genres

Dec 10, 2014

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Masterworks receives 6 GRAMMY nominations for the 2015 GRAMMY Awards in multiple genres including Jazz, American Roots, World and Classical.

"Congratulations go out to all of the Sony Music Masterworks artists who were nominated this year," says Bogdan Roscic, President of Sony Music Masterworks. "We work with such an exciting and diverse group of musicians - it is a proud moment when their craft is recognized."

Sony Music Masterworks and its imprints Masterworks, OKeh and Sony Classical earned nominations in the following categories:

BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM
Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro 
Billy Childs & Various Artists (Masterworks)

BEST AMERICAN ROOTS PERFORMANCE
"And When I Die" 
Billy Childs Featuring Alison Krauss & Jerry Douglas - Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro (Masterworks)

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM
Magic 
Sergio Mendes (OKeh)

BEST INSTRUMENTAL COMPOSITION
"The Book Thief" 
John Williams, composer - The Book Thief Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Sony Classical, Fox Music; Publisher: Fox Film Music Corp.)

BEST ARRANGEMENT, INSTRUMENTAL OR A CAPPELLA
"Moon River" 
Chris Walden, arranger (Amy Dickson) - A Summer Place (Sony Classical)

BEST ARRANGEMENT, INSTRUMENTS AND VOCALS
"New York Tendaberry" 
Billy Childs, arranger (Billy Childs Featuring Renee Fleming & Yo-Yo Ma) - Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro (Masterworks)

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

For more information please contact:                                                        

Sony Music Masterworks, Angela Barkan - (212) 833-8575, Angela.Barkan@sonymusic.com
Larissa Slezak – (212) 833-6075, Larissa.Slezak@sonymusic.com

SOURCE Sony Music Masterworks


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