Capping off an already incredible year for the Anti- Records family, the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards nominees have just been announced and it seems several esteemed Anti- artists have been nominated for a total of six separate awards. We here at Anti-Epitaph would like to extend sincere and extraordinarily enthusiastic congratulations to Neko Case, Booker T. Jones, Ramblin' Jack Elliott and Mavis Staples for being so deservedly honored by their peers in the music industry.
Anti- Records 2009 Grammy Nominees:
Best Contemporary Folk Album (Vocal or Instrumental.) Middle Cyclone, Neko Case
Best Rock Instrumental Performance - "Warped Sister" from Potato Hole, Booker T. Jones
Best Pop Instrumental Album- (For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.) Potato Hole, Booker T. Jones
Best Traditional Blues Album (Vocal or Instrumental) A Stranger Here, Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Best Contemporary Blues Album (Vocal or Instrumental.) Live: Hope At The Hideout, Mavis Staples
Best Recording Package, Middle Cyclone, Neko Case & Judge, art directors (Neko Case)
*The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards show will occur on January 31 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.