12 French & Made In France Artists nominees for the 61st annual GRAMMY Awards

Nominations for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards have been announced. This year, 12 French artists and “Made in France” artists have been nominated to receive the prestigious award.

Here’s the list:

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

• Gregory Porter, Nat « King » Cole & Me (Gregory Porter, en licence exclusive chez Decca Records France)

Best Dance/Electronic Album

• Justice, Woman Worldwide (Because Music)

Best Urban Contemporary Album

• Meshell Ndegeocello, Ventriloquism (Naïve / Believe)

Best World Music Album

• Fatoumata Diawara, Fenfo (3ème Bureau / Wagram)

• Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Black Times (Strut / Zamora)

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

• Marcus Miller, Laid Back (Blue Note / Universal Music)

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

• Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water

Best Instrumental Composition

• Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water

Best Arrangement, instrumental or A Cappella

• Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water

Best Opera Recording

• Lully: Alceste (Little Tribeca)
Christophe Rousset, conductor; Edwin Crossley-Mercer, Emiliano Gonzalez Toro & Judith Van Wanroij; Maximilien Ciup, producer (Les Talens Lyriques; Choeur De Chambre De Namur)

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

• The Handel Album (Les Concerts Parisiens)
Philippe Jaroussky, Artaserse, ensemble

• Mirages (Les Siècles)
Sabine Devieilhe; François-Xavier Roth, conductor (Alexandre Tharaud; Marianne Crebassa & Jodie Devos ; Les Siècles)

The 2019 Grammys will be broadcast live from the Staples Center Sunday, Feb. 10 on CBS, marking the show’s return to Los Angeles.