Grammy-Regen für Ray Charles, John Mayer und Ben Harper

Heute Nacht wurden in Los Angeles die 47. Grammy-Awards verliehen. Der große Abräumer – posthum – war Ray Charles, der gleich in sieben Kategorien mit dem wichtigsten Preis der US-Musikindustrie geehrt wurde. Aber auch eine ganze Reihe MoreThanMeetsTheEar-Heroes wurde ausgezeichnet, allen voran die Herren Harper und Mayer:

Song Of The Year
(A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parenthesis.) Singles or Tracks only.)
· Daughters
John Mayer, songwriter (John Mayer)
Track from: Heavier Things
[Aware Records/Columbia; Publishers: Sony/ATV Tunes/Specific Harm Music.]

Best New Artist
(For a new artist who releases, during the Eligibility Year, the first recording which establishes the public identity of that artist.)
· Maroon5

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)
· Sunrise
Norah Jones
Track from: Feels Like Home

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)
· Daughters
John Mayer
Track from: Heavier Things

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, without vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)
· 11th Commandment
Ben Harper
Track from: There Will Be A Light

Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)
· There Will Be A Light
Ben Harper & The Blind Boys Of Alabama

Song Of The Year
(A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. Singles or Tracks only.)
· Daughters
John Mayer, songwriter (John Mayer)
Track from: Heavier Things

Best New Artist
(For a new artist who releases, during the Eligibility Year, the first recording which establishes the public identity of that artist.)
· Maroon5

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)
· Sunrise
Norah Jones
Track from: Feels Like Home

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)
· Daughters
John Mayer
Track from: Heavier Things

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, without vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)
· 11th Commandment
Ben Harper
Track from: There Will Be A Light

Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)
· There Will Be A Light
Ben Harper & The Blind Boys Of Alabama
[Virgin]
Quelle: Grammy.com

Herzlichen Glückwunsch! Besonders für Ben Harper und John Mayer freu ich mich…

Autor: Daniel Heinze

Hallo, hier schreibt Daniel. Ich lebe in Leipzig, mache Radio, PR und gelegentlich auch Musik - als eine Hälfte des Rockpop-Duos 2zueins.

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