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Several Acadiana musicians nominated for 2018 Grammy Awards

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Nominations for the 60th annual Grammy Awards were announced Tuesday morning and several area artists can now add Grammy Nominee to its list of accolades.

Zydeco band Dwayne Dopsie And The Zydeco Hellraisers' album Top Of The Mountain and Lost Bayou Ramblers' album Kalenda are nominated in the Best Regional Roots Music Album category, for the 2018 Grammys.

That Grammy category includes Hawaiian, Native American, polka, zydeco and Cajun music genres.

Acadiana's Sonny Landreth, is also nominated in the Best Contemporary Blues Album category.
      
The winners of the 60th annual Grammy Awards will be revealed January 28, 2018.


Best Contemporary Blues Album
(For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental contemporary blues recordings.)

  • Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm

           Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm

  • Recorded Live In Lafayette

            Sonny Landreth

  • TajMo

           Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo'

  • Got Soul

           Robert Randolph & The Family Band

  • Live From The Fox Oakland

           Tedeschi Trucks Band

Best Regional Roots Music Album
(For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental regional roots music recordings.)

  • Top Of The Mountain

           Dwayne Dopsie And The Zydeco Hellraisers

  • Ho'okena 3.0

           Ho'okena

  • Kalenda

           Lost Bayou Ramblers

  • Miyo Kekisepa, Make A Stand

          Northern Cree

  • Pua Kiele

          Josh Tatofi

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