USA | 7 French & made-in-France acts are nominated at the 63th Grammy Awards
On November 24, the 63th Grammy Awards nominees have been revealed and counts no less than 7 French or made-in-France acts. The award ceremony will take place on January 31, 2021 and will aired on US national TV CBS and livestreamed on Grammy.com.
This year, the product eligibility period is from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.
Recording Academy members have from December 7, 2020 to January 4, 2021 to vote for the 2021 Grammy Awards winners.
Best Dance / Electronic Album
- Madeon for Good Faith (Hugo Leclercq / licence Columbia records | SME, USA)
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
- Grégoire Maret, Romain Collin & Bill Frisell for Americana (Act, DE)
Best R&B Album
- Gregory Porter for All Rise (Gregory Porter / licence Decca Records France)
Best Global Music Album
- Tinariwen for Amadjar (Wedge / licence [PIAS])
Best Instrumental Composition
- Alexandre Desplat for Plumfield (Sony Classical, USA)
Best Classical Compendium
- Clément Mao-Takacs for Kaija Saariaho: Graal Théâtre – Circle Map – Neiges – Vers Toi qui es si loin (BIS Recrods, Scandinavia)
Best Music Video
- Woodkid (Junzi Arts) for “Goliath” video-clip, directed by Yoann Lemoine and produced by Iconoclast
Listen to the French and made-in-France nominees in the What the France curated playlist:
What the France is now powered by the Centre national de la musique – the leading French state organization dedicated to the music industry. Acting as a hub for all French music professionals, it aims to promote a wide range of genres and represent all industry sectors – from recorded music to live shows and publishing.
One of the CNM’s missions is to foster international development of the French music and variety shows industry. The organization is guiding and supporting the French professionals to export its productions and help made-in-France artists’ mobility.
Since November 1, 2020, Le Bureau Export and its recommendation brand What the France have been part of le Centre national de la musique (CNM), the hub for all French music and variety shows professionals.
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