Like a gleaming exclamation point at the end of an unquestionably fruitful year, the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards has singled out three legendary acts on the ANTI-Records roster for award nomination. All of us here at the Anti-/Epitaph would like to offer our heartfelt congratulations to Mavis Staples, Bettye LaVette, Roky Erickson and Will Sheff for being so deservedly honored by their peers in the music industry.
Anti- Records 2010 Grammy Nominees:
Best Americana Album -Vocal or Instrumental: You Are Not Alone - Mavis Staples
Best Contemporary Blues Album -Vocal or Instrumental: Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook - Bettye LaVette
Best Album Notes: True Love Cast Out All Evil - Will Sheff, album notes writer Roky Erickson With Okkervil River
*The 53nd Annual Grammy Awards show will occur on February 31, 2011 at The Staples Center in Los Angeles.