Tuesday, 01 March 2016 09:34

Songs We Like, Vol. 8: Grammys and Jammies edition

Written by  Pete Bruinsma, WYCE Music Director
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Two great awards ceremonies happen every February, the Grammys, and WYCE’s 17-year-old ceremony for Michigan, the Jammies. Here are some of WYCE’s favorite Grammy winners and nominees, with a few of our local winners that stack up quite nicely. Enjoy the mix at WYCE.org/mixtapes, RevueWM.com/music, and in person at all AMI Jukeboxes.

 

Jason Isbell – “24 Frames”
Grammy Winner: Best American Roots Song, Best Americana Album; Grammy Nominated: Producer of the Year

Morgan Heritage – “Strictly Roots”
Grammy Winner: Best Reggae Album

Andra Day – “Rise Up”
Grammy Nominated: Best R&B Album, Best R&B Performance

Hiatus Kaiyote – “By Fire”
Grammy Nominated: Best R&B Performance

Christian McBride Trio – “Cherokee”
Grammy Winner: Best Improvised Jazz Solo

The Go Rounds – “Shock N Awe”
WYCE Jammies Runner Up: Album of the Year

Caribou – “Our Love”
Grammy Nominated: Best Dance/Electronic Album

Vox Vidorra – “I Saw Love”
WYCE Jammies Winner: Album of the Year

Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest – “Atchafalaya”
Grammy Winner: Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

The Fairfield Four – “My God Called My this Morning”
Grammy Winner: Best Roots Gospel Album

Alex Cuba – “Beautiful Mistake”
Grammy Nominated: Best Latin Pop Album

Chris Stapleton – “Parachute”
Grammy Winner: Best Country Solo Performance, Best Country Album; Grammy Nominated: Best Country Song, Album of the Year, Producer of the Year

Courtney Barnett – “Elevator Operator”
Grammy Nominated: Best New Artist

Florence + The Machine – “Ship to Wreck”
Grammy Nominated: Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, Best Vocal Pop Album, Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song, Best Recording Package

Brandi Carlile – “The Things I Regret”
Grammy Nominated: Best Americana Album

Bomba Estereo – “Soy Yo”
Grammy Nominated: Best Latin Rock, Urban, or Alternative Album

Lady Ace Boogie – “Feel Good Music”
WYCE Jammies Winner: Best Artist with a New Album

D’Angelo & the Vanguard – “Really Love”
Grammy Winner: Best R&B Song, Best R&B Album, Grammy Nominated: Record of the Year

Bjork – “Lionsong”
Grammy Nominated: Best Alternative Music Album

Marcus Miller – “I Can’t Breathe”
Grammy Nominated: Best Contemporary Instrumental Album (which is incidentally the second nomination for renowned Lansing, Michigan producer Glenn Brown)

Death Cab for Cutie – “Good Help is Hard to Find”
Grammy Nominated: Best Rock Album

Wolf Alice – “Freazy”
Grammy Nominated: Best Rock Performance

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