Nominees of the 58th Grammy Awards are announced

Grammy award ceremony — Nominees of the 58th Grammy Awards are announced
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At the end of the year, "Recording Academy" is preparing traditionally for the Grammy. 58th awarding of "Golden Gramophone" is going to be held on February 16, 2016, reaching the releases in the period from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.

The lists of nominees, who were chosen by the Academy anonymous members, were published on December 7 at the official Grammy’s website.

This year, the academicians prepare four rock statues for "Best Rock Performance", the most tempting prize "Best Metal Performance", as well as "Best Rock Song" and "Best Rock Album". The nominees of the 58th ceremony are mostly young artists and bands:

Best Rock Performance

"Do not Wanna Fight", Alabama Shakes [ATO Records]
"What Kind of Man", Florence and The Machine [Republic]
"Something From Nothing", Foo Fighters [RCA Records]
"Ex's & Oh's", Elle King [RCA Records]
"Moaning Lisa Smile", Wolf Alice [RCA Records / Dirty Hit]

Best Metal Performance

"Identity", August Burns Red [Fearless Records]
"Cirice", Ghost [Loma Vista Recordings]
"512", Lamb of God [Epic Records]
"Thank You", Sevendust [7Bros Records]
"Custer", Slipknot [Roadrunner Records]

Best Rock Song

"Do not Wanna Fight", Alabama Shakes, songwriters (Alabama Shakes)
"Ex's & Oh's", Dave Bassett & Elle King, songwriters (Elle King)
"Hold Back the River", Iain Archer & James Bay, songwriters (James Bay)
"Lydia", Richard Meyer, Ryan Meyer & Johnny Stevens, songwriters (Highly Suspect)
"What Kind of Man", John Hill, Tom Hull & Florence Welch, songwriters (Florence and The Machine)

Best Rock Album

"Chaos And The Calm", James Bay [Republic]
"Kintsugi", Death Cab For Cutie [Atlantic]
"Mister Asylum", Highly Suspect [300 Entertainment]
"Drones", Muse [Warner Bros. Records]
".5: The Gray Chapter", Slipknot [Roadrunner Records]

The last few years the Grammy awards becomes the reason for many disputes. Trying to understand this situation, Noizr Zine’s journalists came to the conclusion that metalheads should not take Grammy Awards seriously. Why so, read in our article.


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