The 2023 GRAMMYs

2023 GRAMMY Nominations Announced

The nominees for the 2023 GRAMMYs have been announced and we’re proud to have a large number of Proper distributed artists among them. Aoife O’Donovan receives three nominations for Best American Roots Performance, Best American Roots Song and Best Folk Album, Proper also has three nominees in both the Best Jazz Instrumental Album category and Best Contemporary Blues Album category, two nominees in the Best New Artist category and Best Bluegrass category and many more. You can find all of the Proper distributed nominees below and find the full list of all GRAMMY nominees here.

The 2023 GRAMMYs, officially known as the 65th GRAMMY Awards, will air live on Sunday, February 5, from Los Angeles’ Arena. The special ceremony’s broadcast time, hosts, presenters, and performers are set to be announced soon.

Best New Artist

Samara Joy
Molly Tuttle

Best Progressive R&B Album

Moonchild – Starfruit

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

New Standards Vol. 1 – Terri Lyne Carrington, Kris Davis, Linda May Han Oh, Nicholas Payton & Matthew Stevens
Live At The Detroit Jazz Festival – Wayne Shorter, Terri Lyne Carrington, Leo Genovese & esperanza spalding
Parallel Motion – Yellowjackets

Best Large Jazz Instrumental Album

Center Stage – Steve Gadd, Eddie Gomez, Ronnie Cuber & WDR Big Band

Best Latin Jazz Album

Crisálida – Danilo Pérez Featuring The Global Messengers

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

For God Is With Us – For KING & COUNTRY & Hillary Scott; Josh Kerr, Jordan Reynolds, Joel Smallbone & Luke Smallbone, songwriters

Best American Roots Performance

Oh Betty – Fantastic Negrito
Prodigal Daughter – Aoife O’Donovan & Allison Russell

Best American Roots Song

Prodigal Daughter – Tim O’Brien & Aoife O’Donovan (Aoife O’Donovan & Allison Russell)

Best Bluegrass Album

Almost Proud – The Del McCoury Band
Calling You From My Mountain – Peter Rowan

Best Traditional Blues Album

Mississippi Son – Charlie Musselwhite
John Mayall – The Sun Is Shining Down

Best Contemporary Blues Album

Done Come Too Far – Shemekia Copeland
Set Sail – North Mississippi Allstars
Brother Johnny – Edgar Winter

Best Folk Album

Age of Apathy – Aoife O’Donovan

Best Album Notes

Andy Irvine & Paul Brady – Gareth Murphy, album notes writer (Andy Irvine & Paul Brady)

Best Orchestral Performance

Works By Florence Price, Valerie Coleman, Jessie Montgomerie – New York Youth Symphony, Michael Repper & Michelle Cann

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Stranger: Works for Tenor by Nico Muhly – Nicholas Phan, soloist (Eric Jacobson; Brooklyn Rider & The Knights; Reginald Mobley)