Congratulations to the former SXSW Music Speakers and Showcasing Artists who secured GRAMMY nominations last week! The nominees for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards were named last Friday, December 6th, and there is an abundance of SXSW Music alumni throughout the list.
Of the SXSW Artist alumni nominees, Jay Z racked up a total of nine nominations, while Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis earned seven nominations each. Mastering engineer and past SXSW speaker Bob Ludwig received five nominations, including three for his work on Daft Punk’s newest album, Random Access Memories.
We’ve provided lists of SXSW Music Speaker and Showcasing Artist alumni who were nominated for GRAMMY Awards below. Catch the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, January 26th, 2014 at 8pm EST on CBS.
SXSW Music Speaker Alumni GRAMMY Nominees
Joseph M. Palmaccio
SXSW Artist Alumni GRAMMY Nominees
Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite
Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
Cee Lo Green
Del McCoury Band
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
Gary Clark, Jr.
Kings of Leon
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Mumford & Sons
Queens of the Stone Age
The Civil Wars
The Milk Carton Kids
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis photo by Amanda Stronza