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AFM 2019 Grammy Winners on Signatory Recordings


Congratulations to all AFM musicians whose AFM signatory recordings were nominated for Grammys! The benefits of protecting your recording under AFM agreements are compelling. For more information please contact AFM Electronic Media Services Division.

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Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
My Way—Willie Nelson, member of Local 433 (Austin, TX)

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
“Tequila,” from the album Dan + Shay—Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney,
both members of Local 257 (Nashville, TN)

Best Bluegrass Album
The Travelin’ McCourys, The Travelin’ McCourys—Ronnie McCoury, Rob McCoury, Jason Carter, Alan Bartram, Cody Kilby, all members of Local 257

Best Traditional Blues Album
The Blues Is Alive and Well—Buddy Guy, member of Local 10-208 (Chicago, IL)

Best Folk Album
All Ashore, Punch Brothers—Chris Thile, Chris Eldridge, Paul Kowert, Noam Pikelny of Local 257 and Gabe Witcher of Local 47 (Los Angeles, CA)

Best Musical Theatre Album
The Band’s Visit—Andrea Grody, Jeff Theiss, George Abud, Alexandra Farouk, Philip Mayer, Sam Sadigursky, Harvey Valdes, and Garo Yellin, members of Local 802 (New York City)

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
Black Panther—Ludwig Göransson, member of Local 47

Best Music Film
Quincy: A Life Beyond Measure starring Quincy Jones of Local 47

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of “Weird Al” Yankovic—Weird Al Yankovic of Local 47

Best Engineered Album, Classical
Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11—Andris Nelsons and Boston Symphony Orchestra, members of Local 9-535 (Boston, MA)

Best Orchestra Performance
Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11—Andris Nelsons and Boston Symphony Orchestra

Best Opera Recording
Bates: The (R)Evolution of Steve Jobs, The Santa Fe Opera Orchestra,
members of Local 618 (Albuquerque, NM)

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
Laurie Anderson: Landfall—Laurie Anderson, a member of Local 802 and the Kronos Quartet—David Harrington of Local 76-493 (Seattle, WA), John Sherba of Local 10-208 (Chicago, IL), Frank Dutt of Local 3 (Indianapolis, IN), and Sunny Yang of Local 6 (San Francisco, CA).