Magazine article International Musician

Federation Musicians Earn Armfuls of Awards at the 50th Grammy Awards

Magazine article International Musician

Federation Musicians Earn Armfuls of Awards at the 50th Grammy Awards

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Federation members strode into the spotlight all night at the 50th Grammy Awards, held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles February 10. Musicians from coast to coast took home awards-below is a list of union winners broken into their Grammy Award categories. The Federation congratulates all the winners as well as all union musicians who were nominated for this year's awards.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

River: The Joni Letters by Herbie Hancock of Local 802 (New York City)

ROCK

Rock Album: Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace by Foo Fighters, members of Local 47 (Los Angeles)

Solo Rock Vocal Performance: "Radio Nowhere" by Bruce Springsteen of Local 399 (Asbury Park, NJ) and Local 47

Hard Rock Performance: "The Pretender" by Foo Fighters, members of Local 47

Metal Performance: "Final Six" by Slayer, members of Local 47

Rock Instrumental Performance: "Once Upon a Time In the West" by Bruce Springsteen of Locals 399 and 47

Rock Song: "Radio Nowhere" by Bruce Springsteen of Local 399 and Local 47

POP

Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: "Makes Me Wonder" by Maroon 5, members of Local 47

Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Call Me Irresponsible by Michael Bublé of Local 145 (Vancouver, BC)

Pop Collaboration with Vocals: "Gone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved On)" by Alison Krauss of Local 257 (Nashville, TN) with Robert Plant

Pop Instrumental Performance: "One Week Last Summer" by Joni Mitchell of Local 47

JAZZ

Contemporary Jazz Album: River: The Joni Letters by Herbie Hancock of Local 802

Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group: Pilgrimage by Michael Brecker (deceased) of Local 802

Latin Jazz Album: Funk Tango by the Paquito D'Rivera Quintet?, featuring Paquito D'Rivera of Local 802

Jazz Instrumental Solo: "Anagram" by Michael Brecker (deceased) of Local 802

COUNTRY

Country Album: These Days by Vince Gill of Local 257

Southern, Country Or Bluegrass Gospel Album: Salt of the Earth by Ricky Skaggs & The Whites of Local 257

Male Country Vocal Performance: "Stupid Boy" by Keith Urban of Local 257

R&B

Male R&B Vocal Performance: "Future Baby Mama" by Prince of Local 30-73 (Minneapolis-St. …

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