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Local musicians nominated for Grammy Awards

A documentary about the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is also nominated.
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FILE - Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Oct. 10, 2017. The Grammys are adding a special song for social change award and five new categories including songwriter of the year, giving the Recording Academy an avenue to honor music’s best composer. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

NEW ORLEANS — The Recording Academy has announced nominees for the 65th Grammy Awards, and several local musicians are up for awards. 

Those musicians include Dr. John, PJ Morton, Tank and the Bangas, Cory Henry, Lucky Daye, Aaron Neville & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and Lil Wayne. A documentary about the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is also nominated. 

Here's what those local musicians are nominated for:

Best Americana Album

  • Brandi Carlile – In These Silent Days 
  • Dr. John – Things Happen That Way 
  • Keb' Mo' – Good to Be… 
  • Robert Plant & Alison Krauss 
  • Raise the Roof Bonnie Raitt – Just Like That… 

Best Music Film

  • Adele – Adele One Night Only
  • Justin Bieber – Our World
  • Billie Eilish – Billie Eilish Live at The O2
  • Rosalía – Motomami (Rosalía TikTok Live Performance)
  • Various Artists – Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story    
  • Neil Young & Crazy Horse – A Band A Brotherhood A Barn

Best R&B Song

  • Beyoncé - Cuff It
  • Jazmine Sullivan - Hurt Me So Good 
  • Mary J. Blige - Good Morning Gorgeous 
  • Muni Long - Hrs & Hrs
  • PJ Morton - Please Don't Walk Away

Best Progressive R&B Album

  • Cory Henry - Operation Funk 
  • Moonchild - Starfuit 
  • Steve Lacy - Gemini Rights 
  • Tank and the Bangas - Red Balloon 
  • Terrace Martin - Drones

Best R&B Album

  • Chris Brown - Breezy (Deluxe)
  • Lucky Daye - Candy Drip
  • Mary J. Blige - Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe)
  • PJ Morton - Watch the Sun
  • Robert Glasper - Black Radio III

Best Gospel Performance/Song

  • Doe - When I Pray
  • Erica Campbell - Positive
  • Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin - Kingdom
  • PJ Morton Featuring Zacardi Cortez, Gene Moore, Samoht, Tim Rogers & Darrel Walls - The Better Benediction
  • Tye Tribbett - Get Up

Best American Roots Performance

  • Aaron Neville & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band - Stompin' Ground
  • Aoife O'Donovan & Allison Russell - Prodigal Daughter
  • Bill Anderson Featuring Dolly Parton - Someday It'll All Make Sense (Bluegrass Version)
  • Fantastic Negrito - Oh Betty
  • Madison Cunningham - Life According to Raechel

Best Regional Roots Music Album

  • Halau Hula Keali’i o Nalani - Halau Hula Keali’i o Nalani (Live at the Getty Center) 
  • Natalie Ai Kamauu - Natalie Noelani 
  • Nathan & The Zydeco Cha-Chas - Lucky Man 
  • Ranky Tanky - Live at the 2022 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 
  • Sean Ardoin & Kreole Rock and Soul Featuring The Golden Band From Tigerland - Full Circle -- LAKE CHARLES

Song Of The Year

  • abcdefu -Sara Davis, GAYLE & Dave Pittenger, songwriters (GAYLE)
  • About Damn Time - Melissa "Lizzo" Jefferson, Eric Frederic, Blake Slatkin & Theron Makiel Thomas, songwriters (Lizzo)
  • All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (The Short Film) - Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
  • As It Was - Tyler Johnson, Kid Harpoon & Harry Styles, songwriters (Harry Styles)
  • Bad Habit - Matthew Castellanos, Brittany Fousheé, Diana Gordon, John Carroll Kirby & Steve Lacy, songwriters (Steve Lacy)
  • BREAK MY SOUL - Beyoncé, S. Carter, Terius "The-Dream" Gesteelde-Diamant & Christopher A. Stewart, songwriters (Beyoncé)
  • Easy On Me - Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin, songwriters (Adele)
  • GOD DID - Tarik Azzouz, E. Blackmon, Khaled Khaled, F. LeBlanc, Shawn Carter, John Stephens, Dwayne Carter, William Roberts & Nicholas Warwar, songwriters (DJ Khaled Featuring Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, John Legend & Fridayy)
  • The Heart Part 5 - Jake Kosich, Johnny Kosich, Kendrick Lamar & Matt Schaeffer, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
  • Just Like That - Bonnie Raitt, songwriter (Bonnie Raitt)

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

  • New Standards Vol. 1 - Terri Lyne Carrington, Kris Davis, Linda May Han Oh, Nicholas Payton & Matthew Stevens
  • Live in Italy - Peter Erskine Trio
  • LongGone - Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade
  • Live at the Detroit Jazz Festival - Wayne Shorter, Terri Lyne Carrington, Leo Genovese & Esperanza Spalding
  • Parallel Motion - Yellowjackets

The 65th Grammy Awards are scheduled to air on CBS on February 5th at 7 p.m. CT.

To see the full list of nominations click here.

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