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The GRAMMY Awards 2024

November 20, 2023 by Team Downtown

GRAMMYS - JB (wide)

The GRAMMYs serve as one of the music industry's highest honors and Downtown is proud to work with songwriters, artists, and businesses representing more than one hundred nominees at the 2024 GRAMMY Awards.

Album of the Year

Lana Del Rey - Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd | Andrew Erickson (Songwriter) & Aljosha Konstanty (Songwriter) [Songtrust]

SZA - SOS | Cowboys & Pirates [Downtown Music Publishing]

Jon Batiste - World Music Radio |  Jon Batiste [Downtown Neighbouring Rights]

Miley Cyrus - Endless Summer Vacation | Linda Perry Music [Downtown Music Publishing]

Best African Music Performance

Asake and Olamide - Amapiano | Magicsticks [Downtown Music Publishing]

Burna Boy - City Boys | Empire [FUGA]

Davido featuring Musa Keys - Unavailable  | Magicsticks [Downtown Music Publishing]

Tyla - Water | Christopher Stewart, Imani Lewis (songwriters) - Spirit Music [FUGA UGC]

Best Album Notes

John Coltrane & Eric Dolphy - Evenings at the Village Gate: John Coltrane With Eric Dolphy (Live) | Hipgnosis [FUGA UGC]

Best Alternative Music Album

Lana Del Rey - Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd | Andrew Erickson (Songwriter) & Aljosha Konstanty (Songwriter)  [Songtrust]

Gorillaz - Cracker Island | Remi Kabaka (Songwriter) [Downtown Music Publishing]

Arctic Monkeys - The Car | Domino Recording Company  [FUGA]

Best Alternative Music Performance

Alvvays - Belinda Says |  Polyvinyl [FUGA]

Arctic Monkeys - Body Paint |  Domino Recording Company  [FUGA]

Best American Roots Performance

Jon Batiste - Butterfly |  Jon Batiste  [Downtown Neighbouring Rights]

Best American Roots Song

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit - Cast Iron Skillet | Jason Isbell [Downtown Music Publishing]

Best Americana Album

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit - Weathervanes | Jason Isbell [Downtown Music Publishing]

Rhiannon Giddens - You’re the One | Spirit Music [FUGA UGC]

Rodney Crowell - The Chicago Sessions | New West Records [FUGA]

Best Americana Performance

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit - King of Oklahoma | Jason Isbell [Downtown Music Publishing]

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella

Ludwig Göransson - Can You Hear the Music | NBC Universal Music [FUGA UGC]

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals

säje Featuring Jacob Collier - In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Best Bluegrass Album

Michael Cleveland - Lovin’ of the Game | Greg Poulos (Songwriter) [Songtrust]

Mighty Poplar - Mighty Poplar | Kristin Andreassen (Arranger) via Andrea Weber [Songtrust]

Billy Strings - Me/And/Dad | A.P. Carter (songwriter) - Peer Music [FUGA UGC]

Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway - City of Gold | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

Anthony McGill and Pacifica Quartet - American Stories | Naxos [FUGA]

Third Coast Percussion - Between Breaths | Naxos [FUGA]

Roomful of Teeth - Rough Magic | Naxos [FUGA]

Catalyst Quartet - Uncovered, Vol. 3: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, William Grant Still & George Walker | Naxos [FUGA]

Best Children’s Music Album

Pierce Freelon and Nnenna Freelon- Ancestars | Pierce Freelon (Songwriter) [Songtrust]

Best Choral Performance

The Crossing - Carols After a Plague | Naxos [FUGA]

Miró Quartet; Conspirare - The House of Belonging | Naxos [FUGA]

Best Classical Compendium

Aaron Diehl Trio & the Knights; Eric Jacobsen, conductor; Aaron Diehl and Eric Jacobsen, producers - Zodiac Suite | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Seth Parker Woods - Difficult Grace | Naxos [FUGA]

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Karim Sulayman (soloist) & Sean Shibe (accompanist) - Broken Branches | Naxos [FUGA]

Reginald Mobley (soloist) & Baptiste Trotignon (pianist) - Because | Outhere S.A. [FUGA]

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

Weird Al Yankovic - Weird: The Al Yankovic Story | Cloud 9 Music [Downtown Music Publishing]

Daisy Jones & the Six - Aurora | Mano Walker (Johnathan Rice) & Jason Boesel (Songwriter) [Downtown Music Publishing / Songtrust]

Various Artists - Barbie: The Album | Reed Berin (Songwriter) [Songtrust]

Best Contemporary Blues Album

Samantha Fish and Jesse Dayton - Death Wish Blues | Jesse Dayton Warren (Songwriter) via Emily Kaye [Songtrust]

Bettye LaVette - LaVette! | Steve Jordan [Downtown Music Publishing]

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Lecrae - Church Clothes 4 | Alexandria Dollar (Songwriter), Jordan Dollar (Songwriter), Leslie Johnson (Songwriter), Harold Allen (Songwriter) & Mario Torres (Songwriter) [Songtrust]

Blessing Offor - My Tribe | Capitol CMG [FUGA UGC]

Lauren Daigle - Lauren Daigle | Capitol CMG [FUGA UGC]

Phil Wickham - I Believe | Jonathan Smith (producer)- Essential Music [FUGA UGC]

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Lecrae and Tasha Cobbs Leonard - Your Power | Alexandria Dollar (Songwriter) & Jordan Dollar (Songwriter) [Songtrust]

Blessing Offor - Believe | Hank Bentley and Blessing Offor (songwriters) - Capitol CMG [FUGA UGC]

Cody Carnes - Firm Foundation (He Won’t) (Live) | Austin Davis (songwriter) - Capitol CMG [FUGA UGC]

Lauren Daigle - Thank God I Do | Lauren Daigle and Jason Ingram (songwriters) - Essential Music [FUGA UGC]

Maverick City Music, Chandler Moore and Naomi Raine - God Problems | Daniel Bashta, Chris Davenport, Ryan Ellis and Naomi Raine (songwriters) - Essential Music, Capitol CMG [FUGA UGC]

For King & Country featuring Jordin Sparks - Love Me Like I Am | Curb/Word [FUGA]

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Roomful of Teeth - Brittelle: Psychedelics | Naxos  [FUGA]

Awadagin Pratt, A Far Cry and Roomful of Teeth - Montgomery: Rounds | Naxos  [FUGA]

Peter Herresthal, James Gaffigan and Bergen Philharmonic - Mazzoli: Dark With Excessive Bright | Naxos  [FUGA]

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer, featuring Rakesh Chaurasia - As We Speak | Bela Fleck [Downtown Music Publishing]

Ben Wendel - All One | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Best Country Album

Lainey Wilson - Bell Bottom Country | Spirit Music [FUGA UGC]

Brothers Osborne - Brothers Osborne | Hipgnosis [FUGA UGC]

Best Country Solo Performance

Chris Stapleton - White Horse | Chris Stapleton and Dan Wilson (songwriters) - Spirit Music [FUGA UGC]

Best Country Song

Chris Stapleton - White Horse | Chris Stapleton and Dan Wilson (songwriters) - Spirit Music [FUGA UGC]

Best Dance/Electronic Music Album

Kx5 - Kx5 | Richard Beynon, Thomas Edward Shaw (Songwriters) via Ryan Henderson [Songtrust]

The Chemical Brothers - For That Beautiful Feeling | Secretly Publishing [Downtown Music Publishing]

Skrillex - Quest for Fire | Poo Bear - Peer Music [FUGA UGC]

Best Dance/Electronic Recording

Aphex Twin - Blackbox Life Recorder 21F | Warp Records [FUGA]

Best Engineered Album, Classical

Gustavo Dudamel, Anne Akiko Meyers, Gustavo Castillo and Los Angeles Philharmonic - Fandango | Alexander Lipay and Dmitriy Lipay (engineers) Alexander Lipay and Dmitriy Lipay (mastering engineers) - Peer Music [FUGA UGC]

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

Caroline Polachek - Desire, I Want to Turn Into You | Caroline Polachek [Downtown Neighbouring Rights]

Best Global Music Album

Davido - Timeless | Magicsticks, Damilola Adeyemi (Songwriter) & Damilola Oluwarore (Songwriter)  [Downtown Music Publishing / Songtrust]

Burna Boy - I Told Them… | Empire [FUGA]

Best Global Music Performance

Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain featuring Rakesh Chaurasia - Pashto | Bela Fleck  [Downtown Music Publishing]

Best Gospel Album

Maverick City Music - The Maverick Way | Blake Proehl (Songwriter)  [Songtrust]Tasha

Cobbs Leonard - Hymns (Live) | Capitol CMG [FUGA UGC]

Tye Tribbett - All Things New: Live in Orlando | Capitol CMG [FUGA UGC]

Best Gospel Performance/Song

Stanley Brown featuring Hezekiah Walker, Kierra Sheard and Karen Clark Sheard - God Is Good | Stanley Brown [Downtown Music Publishing]

Erica Campbell - Feel Alright (Blessed) | Erica Campbell, Warryn Campbell, William Weatherspoon, Juan Winans and Marvin L. Winans (songwriters) - Capitol CMG [FUGA UGC]

Best Folk Album

Nickel Creek - Celebrants | Hipgnosis [FUGA UGC]

Best Instrumental Composition

Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain featuring Rakesh Chaurasia - Motion | Bela Fleck [Downtown Music Publishing]

Ludwig Göransson - Can You Hear the Music | NBC Universal Music [FUGA UGC]

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Lakecia Benjamin - Phoenix | Whirlwind Recordings - Proper Music Distribution Ltd [FUGA]

Adam Blackstone - Legacy: The Instrumental Jawn | Empire Music [FUGA UGC]

Billy Childs - The Winds of Change | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Best Jazz Performance

Jon Batiste - Movement 18 | Jon Batiste [Downtown Neighbouring Rights]

Lakecia Benjamin - Basquiat | Whirlwind Recordings - Proper Music Distribution Ltd [FUGA]

Adam Blackstone featuring the Baylor Project and Russell Ferranté - Vulnerable (Live) | Empire Music [FUGA UGC]

Best Jazz Vocal Album

Patti Austin featuring Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band - For Ella 2 | Hoagy Carmichael - Peer Music [FUGA UGC]

Fred Hersch and Esperanza Spalding - Alive at the Village Vanguard | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Gretchen Parlato and Lionel Loueke - Lean In | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

The Count Basie Orchestra directed by Scotty Barnhart - Basie Swings the Blues | George Jackson - Peer Music [FUGA UGC]

Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society - Dynamic Maximum Tension | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Vince Mendoza and Metropole Orkest - Olympians | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Mingus Big Band - The Charles Mingus Centennial Sessions | Many Hats Distribution [FUGA]

Best Latin Jazz Album

Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band - Vox Humana | Rafael Hernandez - Peer Music [FUGA UGC]

Miguel Zenón and Luis Perdomo - El Arte Del Bolero Vol. 2 | Rafael Hernandez - Peer Music [FUGA UGC]

Eliane Elias - Quietude | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Luciana Souza and Trio Corrente - Cometa | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Best Latin Pop Album

Gaby Moreno - X Mí (Vol. 1) | Gaby Moreno [FUGA UGC]

Paula Arenas - A Ciegas | Marcos Sanchez (Songwriter) [Songtrust]

Maluma - Don Juan | Sergio Robledo (Songwriter) [Songtrust]

AleMor - Beautiful Humans, Vol. 1 | TikTok [FUGA]

Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album

Fito Paez - EADDA9223 | Fito Paez - Peer Music [FUGA UGC]

Best Melodic Rap Performance

Burna Boy featuring 21 Savage - Sittin’ on Top of the World | Empire Distribution [FUGA]

Best Metal Performance

Metallica - 72 Seasons | Blackened Recordings [FUGA]

Best Música Mexicana Album (Including Tejano)

Peso Pluma - Génesis | Peso Pluma / Double P Publishing  [Downtown Music Publishing]

Lupita Infante - Amor Como en Las Películas De Antes | Lupita Infante, El Komander, Pedro Dabdoub, Carlos Cabral, Manuel Zabala - Peer Music [FUGA UGC]

Best Música Urbana Album

Tainy - Data | Alejandra Ghersi pka Arca  [Downtown Music Publishing]

Best New Age, Ambient or Chant Album

Carla Patullo featuring Tonality and the Scorchio Quartet - So She Howls | Carla Patullo  [CD Baby]

David Darling and Hans Christian - Ocean Dreaming Ocean | A-Train Entertainment [FUGA]

Best Opera Recording

The Dime Museum; Isaura String Quartet - Little: Black Lodge | Naxos [FUGA]

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus - Blanchard: Champion | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Best Orchestral Performance

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra - Scriabin: Symphony No. 2; The Poem of Ecstasy | Naxos [FUGA]

San Francisco Symphony - Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring | Naxos [FUGA]

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Lana Del Rey featuring Jon Batiste - Candy Necklace | Jon Batiste [Downtown Neighbouring Rights]

Best Pop Vocal Album

Kelly Clarkson- Chemistry | Justin Allen Womble, Rachel Michele Orscher (Songwriters) via Randall Foster [Songtrust]

Best Progressive R&B Album

6lack - Since I Have a Lover | Alex Benjamin Gorchesky (Songwriter), Kevin Ekofo (Songwriter) & Leon McQuay III (Songwriter) [Songtrust]

SZA - SOS | Cowboys & Pirates [Downtown Music Publishing]

Diddy - The Love Album: Off the Grid | Stereotypes, Quintin Gulledge, Larrance Dopson, Chris Payton - Peer Music [FUGA UGC]

Best R&B Album

Emily King - Special Occasion | Emily King [Downtown Music Publishing]

Babyface - Girls Night Out | Tiana Major9 [Downtown Music Publishing]

Best Rap Album

Nas - King’s Disease III | Cloud 9 Music [Downtown Music Publishing]

Drake & 21 Savage - Her Loss | Denzel Williams (Songwriter) [Songtrust]

Killer Mike - Michael | Hipgnosis [FUGA UGC]

Travis Scott - Utopia | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Best Rap Performance

Baby Keem featuring Kendrick Lamar - The Hillbillies | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Best Recording Package

Caroline Rose - The Art of Forgetting | Hipgnosis [FUGA UGC]

Best Regional Roots Music Album

Buckwheat Zydeco Jr. and the Legendary Ils Sont Partis Band - New Beginnings | BLOODLINE Music / Sir Reginald Dural [CD Baby]

Best Rock Album

Lane 8 (Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, remixer - Reviver (Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Remix) | Anjunabeats [FUGA]

Metallica - 72 Seasons | Blackened Recordings  [FUGA]

Best Rock Performance

Arctic Monkeys - Sculptures of Anything Goes | Domino Recording Company  [FUGA]

Metallica - Lux Æterna | Blackened Recordings  [FUGA]

Best Roots Gospel Album

Gaither Vocal Band - Shine: The Darker the Night the Brighter the Light | Capitol CMG [FUGA UGC]

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media (Includes Film and Television)

Oppenheimer | NBC Universal Music [FUGA UGC]

Best Spoken Word Poetry Album

J. Ivy - The Light Inside | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Best Traditional Blues Album

Eric Bibb - Ridin' | Repute Records AB - Proper Music Distribution Ltd

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Pentatonix - Holidays Around the World | Big Yellow Dog  [Downtown Music Publishing]

Liz Callaway - To Steve With Love: Liz Callaway Celebrates Sondheim | Liz Callaway [CD Baby]

Laufey - Bewitched | Spencer Stewart (Songwriter) [Songtrust]

Rickie Lee Jones - Pieces of Treasure | Red Brick Songs [FUGA UGC]

Best Traditional R&B Performance

PJ Morton featuring Susan Carol - Good Morning | Empire Music [FUGA UGC]

Best Tropical Latin Album

Omara Portuondo - Vida | Gaby Moreno [FUGA UGC]

Producer of the Year, Classical

Morten Lindberg | Naxos [FUGA ]

Record of the Year

Jon Batiste - Worship | Jon Batiste [Downtown Neighbouring Rights]

Song of the Year

Jon Batiste - Butterfly | Jon Batiste [Downtown Neighbouring Rights]