French Grammy Awards Nominees 2017

December 7, 2016 | By Francerocks

The Recording Academy has just released its list of nominees for the 2017 Grammy Awards Ceremony, to be held next February in Los Angeles. The 2017 is, once again, very strong with nominations of French artists and labels, notably with Jean-Michel Jarre nominated in an electro category, Gojira nominated in two rock categories, and a legion of nominations for the label Harmonia Mundi and its imprints.

The full list of nominees is available here: https://www.grammy.com/nominees


10. Best Dance/Electronic Album
Electronica 1: The Time Machine
Jean-Michel Jarre
Label: Ultra Records

13. Best Metal Performance
Silvera Gojira
Track from: Magma / Label: Roadrunner Records Inc.

15. Best Rock Album
Magma Gojira
Label: Roadrunner Records Inc.


32. Best Jazz Vocal Album
Take Me To The Alley
Gregory Porter
Label: Blue Note

35. Best Latin Jazz Album
Tribute To Irakere: Live in Marciac
Chuco Valdés
Label: Jazz Village

66. Best Boxes Or Special Limited Edition Package
Edith Piaf 1915 – 2015
Gérard Lo Monaco, art director (Edith Piaf)
Label: Warner Music France

72. Best Surround Sound Album
Dutilleux: Sur Le Même Accord; Les Citations; Mystère De L’instant & Timbres, Espace, Mouvement
Alexander Lipay & Dmitriy Lipay, surround mix engineers; Dmitriy Lipay, surround mastering engineer; Dmitriy Lipay, surround producer (Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony)
Label: Seattle Symphony Media


72. Best Surround Sound Album
Johnson: Considering Matthew Shepard
Brad Michel, surround mix engineer; Brad Michel, surround mastering engineer; Robina G. Young, surround producer (Craig Hella Johnson & Conspirare)
Label: Harmonia Mundi

73.Best Engineered Album, Classical
Dutilleux: Sur Le Même Accord; Les Citations; Mystère De L’Instant & Timbres, Espace, Mouvement Alexander Lipay & Dmitriy Lipay, engineers (Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony)
Label: Seattle Symphony Media

76. Best Opera Recording
Handel: Giulio Cesare Giovanni Antonini, conductor; Cecilia Bartoli, Philippe Jaroussky, Andreas Scholl & Anne-Sofie von Otter; Samuel Theis, producer (Il Giardino Armonico)
Label: Decca

79. Best Classical Instrumental Solo
Mozart: Keyboard Music, Vols. 8 & 9 Kristian Bezuidenhout
Label: Harmonia Mundi

79. Best Classical Instrumental Solo 1930′s Violin Concertos, Vol. 2
Gil Shaham; Stéphane Denève, conductor (The Knights & Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra)
Label: Canary Classics

80. Best Classical Solo Vocal Album
Mozart: The Weber Sisters Sabine Devieilhe; Raphaël Pichon, conductor (Pygmalion)
Label: Erato

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