** 23 Texas born-or-based acts received a total of 34 Grammy nominations *

For a list of all nominees, please visit: http://www.grammy.com/nominees.

The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences 57th Annual GRAMMY® Awards nominees (born-or-based in Texas) for recordings released during the eligibility year October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014:

Pepe Aguilar
(San Antonio)
Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano) for Lastima Que Sean Ajenas

Beyoncé (Houston)
Album of the Year for Beyoncé
Best R&B Performance for Drunk In Love (featuring Jay Z)
Best R&B Song for Drunk In Love
Best Urban Contemporary Album for Beyoncé
Best Music Film for Beyoncé & Jay Z: On The Run Tour

Dean Blackwood (Austin)
Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package for The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume One (1917-27) (with Susan Archie & Jack White)

Scott Blackwood (Austin)
Best Album Notes for The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume One (1917-27)

Edie Brickell (Dallas)
Best American Roots Song for Pretty Little One (with Steve Martin And The Steep Canyon Rangers)

Crowder (Waco)
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for Come As You Are

Ruthie Foster (Austin)
Best Blues Album for Promise Of A Brand New Day

Eliza Gilkyson (Austin)
Best Folk Album for The Nocturne Diaries

Robert Glasper Experiment (Houston)
Best Traditional R&B Performance for Jesus Children (featuring Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm Jamal Warner)
Best R&B Album for Black Radio 2

Everette Harp (Houston) with Jeff Lorber and Chuck Loeb
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for Jazz Funk Soul

Craig Hella Johnson, conductor Conspirare (Austin)
Best Choral Performance for The Sacred Spirit Of Russia


Miranda Lambert (Lindale)

Best Country Solo Performance for Automatic
Best Country Duo/Group Performance for Somethin’ Bad (with Carrie Underwood)
Best Country Song for Automatic
Best Country Album for Platinum

Lecrae (Houston)
Best Rap Performance for All I Need Is You
Best Gospel Performance/Song for Help (with Erica Campbell)
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for Messengers (Featuring For King & Country)

Aaron W. Lindsey (Houston)

Best Gospel Performance/Song for No Greater Love (with Smokie Norful)

Mariachi Los Arrieros Del Valle

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano) for Alegría Del Mariachi

Johnny Mathis (Gilmer)
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for Sending You A Little Christmas

MercyMe (Greenville)
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for Shake
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for Welcome To The New

Jason Moran (Houston)
Best Jazz Instrumental Album for All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller

Pentatonix (Arlington)
Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella for Daft Punk

St. Vincent (Dallas)
Best Alternative Music Album for St. Vincent

The Walls Group (Houston)
Best Gospel Performance/Song for Love On the Radio

Johnny Winter (Beaumont)
Best Blues Album for Step Back

Lee Ann Womack (Jacksonville)
Best Country Album for The Way I’m Livin’



Compiled by Stephen Ray, Marc Fort, Casey Monahan

For more information, please contact Casey Monahan, Texas Music Office, Governor’s Office (512) 463-6666



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Author: Chris Fox

Music addict, a sucker for heartbreak songs, and avid Houston sports fan! I'am also the Editor-in-Chief of Texas Music Pickers.

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