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Another impressive Grammy showing for CD Baby artists!

CD Baby artists are no stranger to the Grammys.

Last year, over fifty current and former CD Baby artists were nominated for a Grammy Award. This year, five CD Baby artists won Latin Grammys (with thirteen total nominations).

Congrats to the 29 CD Baby clients nominated for the 2021 Grammys!

The Grammy nominees who distribute with CD Baby come from seemingly disparate worlds, ranging from New Age to Roots. It’s a celebration of eclecticism across many categories. We’re proud to represent artists in so many different genres.

Please join us in congratulating them all!

CD Baby is proud to distribute the following Grammy-nominated albums:


Jim “Kimo’ West: More Guitar Stories (Best New Age)

Arturo O’Farrill: Four Questions (Best Latin Jazz Album)

Thana Alexa: ONA (Best Jazz Vocal Album)

Alastair Moock And Friends: Be a Pain (Best Children’s Music Album)

Sweet Cecilia: A Tribute to Al Berard (Best Regional Roots Music Album)

Joanie Leeds: All The Ladies (Best Children’s Music Album)

Dog On Fleas: I’m An Optimist (Best Children’s Music Album)

Stephen Powell (Attacca Quartet, William Bolcom, Ricky Ian Gordon, Lori Laitman, John Musto, Charles Neidich & Jason Vieaux): American Composers At Play: William Bolcom, Ricky Ian Gordon, Lori Laitman, John Musto (Best Classical Solo Vocal Album)


These are former CD Baby clients whose recent work is nominated for the 2021 Grammys:


John Hollenbeck: Songs We Like a Lot (Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album)

The Baylor Project: “Sit On Down” (Best Traditional R&B Performance)

Megan Thee Stallion: “Savage” (Record Of The Year)

Julia Michaels: “If the World Was Ending” (Song Of The Year)

Ingrid Andress: (Best New Artist)

Jon Batiste: (Best Contemporary Instrumental Album, Best New Age)

Emily King: “See Me” (Best R&B Performance)

Nipsey Hussle: “Deep Reverence” – Big Sean feat. Nipsey Hussle (Best Rap Performance)

Lil Baby: “The Bigger Picture” (Best Rap Performance)

Nas: King’s Disease (Best Rap Album)

Tenzin Choegyal: Songs From the Bardo – Laurie Anderson, Tenzin Choegyal, Jesse Paris Smith (Best New Age)

Ambrose Akinmusire: On the Tender Spot of Every Calloused Moment (Best Jazz Instrumental Album)

Gonzalo Rubalcaba: Viento Y Tiempo – Live at Blue Note Tokyo (Best Latin Jazz Album)

Grupo Niche: 40 (Best Tropical Latin Album)

Billy Strings: Home (Best Bluegrass Album)

Frank Bey: All My Dues Are Paid (Best Blues Album)

Jimmy “Duck” Holmes: Cypress Grove (Best Blues Album)

Bobby Rush: Rawer than Raw (Best Blues Album)

Black Lodge Singers: My Relatives (Best Regional Roots Music Album)

New Orleans Nightcrawlers: Atmosphere (Best Regional Roots Music Album)