Exciting year for independent musicians nominated for Grammy Awards

Wow. The power and reach of independent music is growing each year. Congrats to all the artists in our community whose names appeared on the recent list of 2019 Grammy nominees!

CD Baby is proud to be carrying the following 2019 Grammy-nominated albums, listed here with their award category:

And congrats to the following artists who distribute other titles through CD Baby, listed here with their 2019 Grammy-nominated releases and categories:

  • Lisa Gerrard: HIRAETH (Best New Age Album)
  • Steve Roach: MOLECUES OF MOTION (Best New Age Album)
  • John Daversa Big Band featuring DACA Artists: DON’T FENCE ME IN (Best Improvised Jazz Solo)
  • Raul Midón With The Metropole Orkest, conducted by Vince Mendoza: IF YOU REALLY WANT (Best Jazz Vocal Album)
  • Cécile McLorin Salvant: THE WINDOW (Best Jazz Vocal Album)
  • Tia Fuller: DIAMOND CUT (Best Jazz Instrumental Album)
  • John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble: ALL CAN WORK (Best Jazz Instrumental Album)
  • Eddie Daniels: HEART OF BRAZIL (Best Latin Jazz Album)
  • Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band: WEST SIDE STORY REIMAGINED (Best Latin Jazz Album)
  • Elio Villafranca: CINQUE (Best Latin Jazz Album)
  • Jonathan McReynolds featuring DOE — Jonathan McReynolds, songwriter: CYCLES (Best Gospel Performance/Song)
  • Jekalyn Carr: ONE NATION UNDER GOD (Best Gospel Album)
  • Elevation Worship: HALLELUJAH HERE BELOW (Best Contemporary Christian Music Album)
  • Jesus Culture: LIVING WITH A FIRE (Best Contemporary Christian Music Album)
  • Gordon Mote: LOVE LOVE LOVE Best Roots Gospel Album
  • Pablo Alboran: PROMETO (Best Latin Pop Album)
  • Carlos Vives: VIVES (Best Latin Pop Album)
  • Orishas: GOURMET (Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album)
  • Zoé: AZTLÁN (Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album)
  • Calibre 50: MITAD Y MITAD (Best Regional Mexican Music Album, Including Tejano)
  • Sean Ardoin: KICK ROCKS (Best American Roots Performance)
  • Sean Ardoin: KREOLE ROCK AND SOUL (Best Regional Roots Music Album)
  • Jon Batiste: SAINT JAMES INFIRMARY BLUES (Best American Roots Performance)
  • Anderson East: ALL ON MY MIND (Best American Roots Performance)
  • Mike Barnett: PORTRAITS IN FIDDLES (Best Bluegrass Album)
  • Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio: SOMETHING SMELLS FUNKY ‘ROUND HERE (Best Traditional Blues Album)
  • Cedric Burnside: BENTON COUNTY RELIC (Best Traditional Blues Album)
  • Maria Muldaur: DON’T YOU FEEL MY LEG (THE NAUGHTY BAWDY BLUES OF BLUE LU BARKER) Best Traditional Blues Album)
  • Fantastic Negrito: PLEASE DON’T BE DEAD (Best Contemporary Blues Album)
  • Victor Wainwright And The Train: VICTOR WAINWRIGHT AND THE TRAIN (Best Contemporary Blues Album)
  • Dom Flemons: BLACK COWBOYS (Best Folk Album)
  • Kalani Pe’a: NO ‘ANE’I (Best Regional Roots Music Album)
  • Young Spirit: MEWASINSATIONAL – CREE ROUND DANCE SONGS (Best Regional Roots Music Album)
  • Etana: REGGAE FOREVER (Best Reggae Album)
  • Soweto Gospel Choir: FREEDOM (Best World Music Album)

We’re proud to distribute so much great music from all over the world!

Did we miss any 2019 Grammy nominees that are affiliated with CD Baby? If so, lemme know in the comments below.

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