Grammy Nominees That We Feature On The Colorado Sound

 Best Alternative Music Album
The Grammy Award nominees came out this week. We’ve filtered them by artists we play.


The National, Gorillaz, LCD Soundsystem, Father John Misty, and Arcade Fire are up for Best Alternative Music Album. Read on for a comprehensive list of the Grammy nominees we play on air.

Record Of The Year:
“Redbone” — Childish Gambino

Album Of The Year:
“Awaken, My Love!” — Childish Gambino

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
“Feel It Still” — Portugal. The Man

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
Triplicate — Bob Dylan

Best Pop Vocal Album:
Kaleidoscope EP — Coldplay

Best Dance Recording:
“Tonite” — LCD Soundsystem

Best Dance/Electronic Album:
3-D The Catalogue — Kraftwerk
What Now — Sylvan Esso

Best Rock Performance:
“No Good” — Kaleo

Best Rock Album:
Villains — Queens Of The Stone Age
A Deeper Understanding — The War On Drugs

Best Alternative Music Album:
Everything Now — Arcade Fire
Humanz — Gorillaz
American Dream — LCD Soundsystem
Pure Comedy — Father John Misty
Sleep Well Beast — The National

Best R&B Song:
“Redbone” — Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish Gambino)

Best Country Solo Performance:
“Losing You”  — Alison Krauss
“Either Way” — Chris Stapleton

Best Country Duo/Group Performance:
“It Ain’t My Fault” — Brothers Osborne
“My Old Man” — Zac Brown Band
“You Look Good” — Lady Antebellum
“Better Man” — Little Big Town
“Drinkin’ Problem” — Midland

Best Country Song:
“Broken Halos” — Mike Henderson & Chris Stapleton, songwriters (Chris Stapleton)

Best Country Album:
From A Room: Volume 1 — Chris Stapleton

Best New Age Album:
Reflection — Brian Eno

Best American Roots Performance:
Arkansas Farmboy — Glen Campbell
Steer Your Way — Leonard Cohen
I Never Cared For You — Alison Krauss

Best American Roots Song:
“Cumberland Gap” — David Rawlings
“I Wish You Well” — The Mavericks
“If We Were Vampires” — Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit
“It Ain’t Over Yet” — Rodney Crowell Featuring Rosanne Cash & John Paul White
“My Only True Friend” –Gregg Allman

Best Americana Album:
Southern Blood — Gregg Allman
Beast Epic — Iron & Wine
The Nashville Sound — Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit
Brand New Day — The Mavericks

Best Bluegrass Album:
Laws Of Gravity — The Infamous Stringdusters

Best Traditional Blues Album:
Blue & Lonesome — The Rolling Stones

Best Contemporary Blues Album:
Live From The Fox Oakland — Tedeschi Trucks Band

Best Folk Album:
Mental Illness — Aimee Mann
Semper Femina — Laura Marling
The Queen Of Hearts — Offa Rex
You Don’t Own Me Anymore — The Secret Sisters

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling):
Born To Run — Bruce Springsteen

Best Recording Package:
Pure Comedy (Deluxe Edition) — Sasha Barr, Ed Steed & Josh Tillman, art directors (Father John Misty)
Sleep Well Beast — Elyanna Blaser-Gould, Luke Hayman & Andrea Trabucco-Campos, art directors (The National)

Best Album Notes:
Live At The Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings — Lynell George, album notes writer (Otis Redding)

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical:
Is This The Life We Really Want? — Nigel Godrich, Sam Petts-Davies & Darrell Thorp, engineers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer (Roger Waters)

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical:
Greg Kurstin —  Concrete And Gold (Foo Fighters); Dear Life (Beck); Wall Of Glass (Liam Gallagher)
Blake Mills  — Eternally Even (Jim James); Semper Femina (Laura Marling)

Best Music Video:
“Up All Night” — Beck

Best Music Film:
“One More Time With Feeling” — Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
“Long Strange Trip” — (The Grateful Dead)