"You Want It Darker" Nominated for Best Rock Performance by the Grammys

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"You Want It Darker" Nominated for Best Rock Performance by the Grammys

Post by MarieM » Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:54 pm

From the Grammy website, https://www.grammy.com/grammys/news/60t ... st#General Field , the nominations for the 60th Grammy Awards were released this morning. Awards will be announced on January 28, 2018 in NYC.

12. Best Rock Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative rock recordings.)

• You Want It Darker
Leonard Cohen
Track from: You Want It Darker

• The Promise
Chris Cornell

• Run
Foo Fighters
Track from: Concrete And Gold

• No Good
Track from: A/B

• Go To War
Nothing More
UPDATE: Well, I skipped right over this category for obvious reasons but guess what?
Leonard's song "Steer Your Way" also received a Grammy nomination for Best American Roots Performance.
45. Best American Roots Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental American Roots recordings. This is for performances in the style of any of the subgenres encompassed in the American Roots Music field including Americana, bluegrass, blues, folk or regional roots. Award to the artist(s).)

• Killer Diller Blues
Alabama Shakes
Alabama Shakes
Track from: The American Epic Sessions (Deluxe)

• Let My Mother Live
Blind Boys Of Alabama
Blind Boys Of Alabama
Track from: Almost Home

• Arkansas Farmboy
Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell
Track from: Adiós

• Steer Your Way
Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen
Track from: You Want It Darker

• I Never Cared For You
Alison Krauss
Alison Krauss
Track from: Windy City
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Re: "You Want It Darker" Nominated for Best Rock Performance by the Grammys

Post by mutti » Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:53 am

This is so exciting! What an honour to be nominated. Hoping for the best possible outcome on both.
Thanks Marie for letting us know.
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Re: "You Want It Darker" Nominated for Best Rock Performance by the Grammys

Post by ScottM » Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:52 am

A trailer for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards was played on BBC Radio 2 yesterday afternoon (28th November) including highlighting (amongst others) Leonard's posthumous nomination. The trailer included a very brief clip of "Steer Your Way" and on the BBC News website, a report on the Grammy nominations included this mention:

"...Elsewhere, the Grammys give posthumous nominations to Leonard Cohen, Linkin Park's Chester Beningfield and Chris Cornell."

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