Union Musicians Win Big At The 2019 GRAMMYs

Members of the American Federation of Musicians Local 47 in Los Angeles went home big last night as many of the projects that they worked on won at the GRAMMY Awards.

Below are the nominations of the top hits that the union musicians participated in, with the winners in bold.

Hats off to the proud union members who continue provide the best in talent for the recording industry!

Record Of The Year

  • “I Like It” – Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
  • “This Is America” – Childish Gambino
  • “Shallow” – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
  • “Rockstar” – Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage

Album Of The Year

  • Invasion Of Privacy – Cardi B
  • Beerbongs & Bentleys – Post Malone
  • Dirty Computer – Janelle Monáe

Song Of The Year

  • “In My Blood”
    Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris, Shawn Mendes & Geoffrey Warburton, songwriters (Shawn Mendes) – Track from: Shawn Mendes
  • “Shallow”
    Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper)
  • “This Is America”
    Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish Gambino)

Best Pop Solo Performance

  • “Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?)” – Lady Gaga
  • “Better Now” – Post Malone

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • “Fall In Line” – Christina Aguilera Featuring Demi Lovato
    Track from: Liberation
  • “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” – Backstreet Boys
  • “Shallow” – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
  • “Say Something” – Justin Timberlake Featuring Chris Stapleton

 Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

  • Nat “King” Cole & Me – Gregory Porter

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • Camila – Camila Cabello
  • Meaning Of Life – Kelly Clarkson
  • Shawn Mendes – Shawn Mendes
  • Beautiful Trauma – P!nk

Best Dance Recording

  • “Electricity” – Silk City & Dua Lipa Featuring Diplo & Mark Ronson

Best Rock Album

  • MANIA – Fall Out Boy

Best R&B Performance

  • “Long As I Live” – Toni Braxton

Best Traditional R&B Performance

  • “Bet Ain’t Worth The Hand” – Leon Bridges
    Track from: Good Thing
  • “Made For Love” – Charlie Wilson Featuring Lalah Hathaway
    Track from: In It To Win It

Best R&B Song

  • “Feels Like Summer” – Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish Gambino)
  • “Long As I Live” – Paul Boutin, Toni Braxton & Antonio Dixon, songwriters (Toni Braxton)

Best Urban Contemporary Album

  • The Kids Are Alright – Chloe x Halle
  • War & Leisure – Miguel

Best R&B Album

  • Sex & Cigarettes – Toni Braxton
  • Good Thing – Leon Bridges

Best Rap/Sung Performance

  • “This Is America” – Childish Gambino
  • “Rockstar” – Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage

Best Rap Album

  • Invasion Of Privacy – Cardi B
  • Swimming – Mac Miller
  • Victory Lap – Nipsey Hussle
  • Astroworld – Travis Scott

Best Gospel Performance/Song

  • “Never Alone” – Tori Kelly Featuring Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin & Victoria Kelly, songwriters
    Track from: Hiding Place
  • “A Great Work” – Brian Courtney Wilson; Aaron W. Lindsey, Alvin Richardson & Brian Courtney Wilson, songwriters
    Track from: A Great Work

Best Gospel Album

  • Hiding Place – Tori Kelly
  • A Great Work – Brian Courtney Wilson

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)

  • ¡México Por Siempre! – Luis Miguel

Best Folk Album

  • All Ashore – Punch Brothers

Best Musical Theater Album

  • Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert
    Sara Bareilles, Alice Cooper, Ben Daniels, Brandon Victor Dixon, Erik Grönwall, Jin Ha, John Legend, Norm Lewis & Jason Tam, principal soloists; Harvey Mason, Jr., producer (Andrew Lloyd-Webber, composer; Tim Rice, lyricist) (Original Television Cast)

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media

  • Coco – Michael Giacchino, composer
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi – John Williams, composer

Best Song Written For Visual Media

  • “Shallow” – Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper)
    Track from: A Star Is Born

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