2024 Reggae Grammy Nominees Unveiled For Best Reggae Album

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News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. Nov. 10,. 2023: In anticipation of the prestigious 2024 Grammy Awards, the nominees for the Best Reggae Album have also been revealed, showcasing a diverse range of talent and musical styles within the reggae genre. The nominees are:

Buju Banton – “Born For Greatness”

Buju Banton’s “Born For Greatness” is a powerful testament to the artist’s enduring influence on the reggae scene. Known for his distinctive voice and socially conscious lyrics, Banton’s album explores themes of resilience, empowerment, and positivity.

Beenie Man – “Simma”

Beenie Man, the dancehall icon, brings his signature energy and style to “Simma.” Filled with infectious beats and clever wordplay, the album reflects Beenie Man’s continued impact on the dancehall genre and his ability to stay relevant in the ever-evolving music industry.

Collie Buddz – “Cali Roots Riddim 2023”

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA – APRIL 16: Collie Buddz performs onstage during day three of Tortuga Music Festival on April 16, 2023 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo by Jason Koerner/Getty Images)

Collie Buddz’s “Cali Roots Riddim 2023” is a sonic journey that fuses reggae with contemporary sounds. The album’s rich production and Buddz’s smooth vocals create a vibrant listening experience, showcasing his ability to push the boundaries of traditional reggae.

Burning Spear – “No Destroyer”

NEW YORK, NY – July 6: ( MANDATORY CREDIT Bill Tompkins/Getty Images ) Burning Spear performing on July 6th, 1996 in New York City. (Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images)

Burning Spear, a reggae legend, returns with “No Destroyer,” an album that stays true to the roots of reggae. Known for his socially conscious lyrics and soulful melodies, Burning Spear continues to inspire with this latest offering.

Julian Marley & Antacus – “Colors of Royal”

Julian Marley is set to perform at the FIFA Fan Festival. (Photo by Fernando Ruiz/fotopress/Redferns)

“Colors of Royal” by Julian Marley & Antacus is a collaborative masterpiece that blends reggae with diverse musical elements. The album explores themes of unity, love, and spirituality, showcasing the artistry of both Julian Marley and Antacus.

These nominated albums not only represent the genre’s rich history but also highlight its evolution and enduring relevance in the contemporary music landscape. Reggae enthusiasts around the world eagerly await the announcement of the winner in this highly competitive category.

The Grammy Awards is set to take place on Sunday, February 4, 2024, at Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena. The show will be broadcast on CBS and Paramount+, with the annual Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony preceding the event.

Prior to the 2024 show, the Recording Academy winnowed the Big Four categories from 10 back down to eight nominees, and three new categories were added this year: Best Alternative Jazz Album, Best Pop Dance Recording, and Best African Music Performance.


Boygenius – The RecordJanelle Monáe – The Age of PleasureJon Batiste – World Music RadioLana Del Rey – Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean BlvdMiley Cyrus – Endless Summer VacationOlivia Rodrigo – GutsSZA – SOSTaylor Swift – Midnights

Billie Eilish – What Was I Made For?Boygenius – Not Strong EnoughJon Batiste – WorshipMiley Cyrus – FlowersOlivia Rodrigo – VampireSZA – Kill BillTaylor Swift – Anti-HeroVictoria Monét – On My Mama

Billie Eilish – What Was I Made For?Dua Lipa – Dance the NightNicki Minaj & Ice Spice Featuring Aqua – Barbie WorldRihanna – Lift Me UpRyan Gosling – I’m Just Ken

John Williams – The FabelmansJohn Williams – Indiana Jones and the Dial of DestinyLudwig Göransson – Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverLudwig Göransson – OppenheimerMark Ronson & Andrew Wyatt – Barbie

Asake & Olamide – AmapianoAyra Starr – RushBurna Boy – City BoysDavido Featuring Musa Keys – UnavailableTyla – Water

Ana Bárbara – Bordado a ManoFlor de Toloache – MotherflowerLila Downs – La SánchezLupita Infante – Amor Como en las Películas de AntesPeso Pluma – Génesis

AleMor – Beautiful Humans, Vol. 1Gaby Moreno – X Mi (Vol. 1)Maluma – Don JuanPablo Alborán – La Cuarta HojaPaula Arenas – A CiegasPedro Capó – La Neta

Brothers Osborne – Brothers OsborneKelsea Ballerini – Rolling Up the Welcome MatLainey Wilson – Bell Bottom CountryTyler Childers – Rustin’ in the RainZach Bryan – Zach Bryan

Brandy Clark – BuriedChris Stapleton – White HorseDolly Parton – The Last Thing on My MindLuke Combs – Fast CarTyler Childers – In Your Love

Coco JonesGracie AbramsFred Again..Ice SpiceJelly RollNoah KahanVictoria MonétThe War and Treaty

Billie Eilish – What Was I Made For?Dua Lipa – Dance the NightJon Batiste – ButterflyLana Del Rey – A&WMiley Cyrus – FlowersOlivia Rodrigo – VampireSZA – Kill BillTaylor Swift – Anti-Hero

Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, Shahzad Ismaily – Love in ExileCory Henry – Live at the PianoKurt Elling, Charlie Hunter, SuperBlue – SuperBlue: The Iridescent SpreeLouis Cole – Quality Over OpinionMeshell Ndegeocello – The Omnichord Real Book

Burna Boy Featuring 21 Savage – Sittin’ on Top of the WorldDoja Cat – AttentionDrake & 21 Savage – Spin Bout ULil Durk Featuring J. Cole – All My LifeSZA – Low

Babyface – Girls Night OutCoco Jones – What I Didn’t Tell YouEmily King – Special OccasionSummer Walker – Clear 2: Soft Life EPVictoria Monét – Jaguar II

Chris Brown – Summer Too HotCoco Jones – ICURobert Glasper Featuring Sir & Alex Isley – Back to LoveSZA – Kill BillVictoria Monét – How Does It Make You Feel

Arctic Monkeys – The CarBoygenius – The RecordGorillaz – Cracker IslandLana Del Rey – Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean BlvdPJ Harvey – I Inside the Old Year Dying

Alvvays – Belinda SaysArctic Monkeys – Body PaintBoygenius – Cool About ItLana Del Rey – A&WParamore – This Is Why

Foo Fighters – But Here We AreGreta Van Fleet – StarcatcherMetallica – 72 SeasonsParamore – This Is WhyQueens of the Stone Age – In Times New Roman…

Bebe Rexha & David Guetta – One in a MillionCalvin Harris Featuring Ellie Goulding – MiracleDavid Guetta, Anne-Marie & Coi Leray – Baby Don’t Hurt MeKylie Minogue – Padam PadamTroye Sivan – Rush

Labrinth Featuring Billie Eilish – Never Felt So AloneLana Del Rey Featuring Jon Batiste – Candy NecklaceMiley Cyrus Featuring Brandi Carlile – Thousand MilesSZA Featuring Phoebe Bridgers – Ghost in the MachineTaylor Swift Featuring Ice Spice – Karma

Billie Eilish – What Was I Made For?Doja Cat – Paint the Town RedMiley Cyrus – FlowersOlivia Rodrigo – VampireTaylor Swift – Anti-Hero

Daniel NigroDernst “D’Mile” Emile IIHit-BoyJack AntonoffMetro Boomin

Edgar BarreraJessie Jo DillonJustin TranterShane McAnallyTheron Thomas

Kelly Clarkson – ChemistyMiley Cyrus – Endless Summer VacationOlivia Rodrigo – GutsEd Sheeran – – (Subtract)Taylor Swift – Midnights

Aphex Twin – Blackbox Life Recorder 21FJames Blake – LoadingDisclosure – Higher Than Ever BEforeRomy & Fred again.. – StrongSkrillex, Fred again.. & Flowdan – Rumble

James Blake – Playing Robots Into HeavenThe Chemical Brothers – For That Beautiful FeelingFred again.. – Actual Life 3 (January 1 – September 9 2022)Kx5 – Kx5Skrillex – Quest for Fire

Arctic Monkeys – Sculptures of Anything GoesBlack Pumas – More Than a Love SongBoygenius – Not Strong EnoughFoo Fighters – RescuedMetallica – Lux Æterna

Disturbed – Bad ManGhost – Phantom of the OperaMetallica – 72 Seasons Slipknot – Hive MindSpiritbox – Jaded

Boygenius – Not Strong EnoughFoo Fighters – RescuedOlivia Rodrigo – Ballad of a Homeschooled GirlQueens of the Stone Age – Emotion SicknessThe Rolling Stones – Angry

Babyface ft. Coco Jones – SimpleKenyon Dixon – LuckyVictoria Monét ft. Earth, Wind & Fire and Hazel Monét – HollywoodPJ Morton ft. Susan Carol – Good MorningSZA – Love Language

Coco Jones – ICUHalle – AngelRobert Glasper ft. SiR & Alex Isley – Back to LoveSZA – SnoozeVictoria Monét – On My Mama

6lack – Since I Have a LoverDiddy – The Love Album: Off the GridTerrace Martin and James Fauntleroy – NovaJanelle Monáe – The Age of PleasureSZA – SOS

Baby Keem ft. Kendrick Lamar – The HillbilliesBlack Thought – Love LetterCoi Leray – PlayersDrake & 21 Savage – Rich FlexKiller Mike ft. André 3000, Future, and Eryn Allen Kane – Scientists & Engineers

Doja Cat – AttentionNicki Minaj & Ice Spice ft. Aqua – Barbie WorldLil Uzi Vert – Just Wanna RockDrake & 21 Savage – Rich FlexKiller Mike ft. André 3000, Future, and Eryn Allen Kane – Scientists & Engineers

Drake & 21 Savage – Her LossKiller Mike – MichaelMetro Boomin – Heroes & VillainsNas – King’s Disease IIITravis Scott – Utopia

Aja Monet – When the Poems Do What They DoJ. Ivy – The Light InsideKevin Powell – Grocery Shopping With My MotherPrentice Powell and Shawn William – For Your Consideration ’24 – The AlbumQueen Sheba – A-You’re Not Wrong B-They’re Not Either: The Fukc-It Pill Revisited

Jon Batiste – Movement 18’ (Heroes)Lakecia Benjamin – BasquiatAdam Blackstone ft. the Baylor Project & Russell Ferranté – Vulnerable (Live)Fred Hersch & Esperanza Spalding – But Not For MeSamara Joy – Tight

Patti Austin Featuring Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band – For Ella 2Fred Hersch & Esperanza Spalding – Alive at the Village VanguardGretchen Parlato & Lionel Loueke – Lean InCécile McLorin Salvant – MélusineNicole Zuraitis – How Love Begins

Kenny Barron – The SourceLakecia Benjamin – PhoenixAdam Blackstone – Legacy: The Instrumental JawnBilly Childs – The Winds of ChangePat Metheny – Dream Box

ADDA Simfònica, Josep Vicent, Emilio Solla – The Chick Corea Symphony Tribute – RitmoDarcy James Argue’s Secret Society – Dynamic Maximum TensionThe Count Basie Orchestra Directed By Scotty Barnhart – Basie Swings The BluesVince Mendoza & Metropole Orkest – OlympiansMingus Big Band – The Charles Mingus Centennial Sessions

Eliane Elias – QuietudeIvan Lins with the Tblisi Symphony Orchestra – My Heart SpeaksBobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band – Vox HumanaLuciana Souza & Trio Corrente – CometaMiguel Zenón & Luis Perdomo – El Arte Del Bolero Vol. 2

Liz Callaway – To Steve With Love: Liz Callaway Celebrates SondheimRickie Lee Jones – Pieces of TreasureLaufey – BewitchedPentatonix – Holidays Around the WorldBruce Springsteen – Only the Strong SurviveVarious – Sondheim Unplugged (The NYC Sessions), Vol. 3

Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer ft. Rakesh Chaurasia – As We SpeakHouse of Waters – On BecomingBob James – Jazz HandsJulian Lage – The LayersBen Wendel – All One

Kimberly AkimboParadeShuckedSome Like It HotSweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Dierks Bentley ft. Billy Strings – High NoteBrothers Osborne – Nobody’s NobodyZach Bryan ft. Kacey Musgraves – I Remember EverythingVince Gill & Paul Franklin – Kissing Your Picture (Is So Cold)Jelly Roll with Lainey Wilson – Save MeCarly Pearce ft. Chris Stapleton – We Don’t Fight Anymore

Brandy Clark – BuriedChris Stapleton – White HorseMorgan Wallen – Last NightTyler Childers – In Your LoveZach Bryan ft. Kacey Musgraves – I Remember Everything

Jon Batiste – ButterflyBlind Boys of Alabama – Heaven Help Us AllMadison Cunningham – Inventing the WheelRhiannon Giddens – You Louisiana ManAllison Russell – Eve Was Black

Blind Boys of Alabama – FriendshipTyler Childers – Help Me Make It Through the NightBrandy Clark ft. Brandi Carlile – Dear InsecurityJason Isbell and the 400 Unit – King of OklahomaAllison Russell – The Returner

The War and Treaty – Blank PageBilly Strings ft. Willie Nelson – California SoberJason Isbell and the 400 Unit – Cast Iron SkilletBrandy Clark ft. Brandi Carlile – Dear InsecurityAllison Russell – The Returner

Brandy Clark – Brandy ClarkRodney Crowell – The Chicago SessionsRhiannon Giddens – You’re the OneJason Isbell and the 400 Unit – WeathervanesAllison Russell – The Returner

Sam Bush – Radio John: Songs of John HartfordMichael Cleveland – Lovin’ of the GameMighty Poplar – Mighty PoplarWillie Nelson – BluegrassBilly Strings – Me/And/DadMolly Tuttle & Golden Highway – City of Gold

Eric Bibb – Ridin’Mr. Sipp – The Soul Side of SippTracy Nelson – Life Don’t Miss NobodyJohn Primer – Teardrops For Magic Slim Live At Rosa’s LoungeBobby Rush – All My Love for You

Samantha Fish And Jesse Dayton – Death Wish BluesRuthie Foster – Healing TimeChristone “Kingfish” Ingram – Live in LondonLarkin Poe – Blood HarmonyBettye LaVette – LaVette!

Dom Flemons – Traveling WildfireThe Milk Carton Kids – I Only See the MoonJoni Mitchell – Joni Mitchell at Newport [Live]Nickel Creek – CelebrantsOld Crow Medicine Show – JubileePaul Simon – PsalmsRufus Wainwright – Folkocracy

Buckwheat Zydeco Jr. & The Legendary Ils Sont Partis Band – New Beginnings Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers – Live At The 2023 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalLost Bayou Ramblers & Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra – Live: Orpheum Theater Nola New Breed Bass Band – Made in New Orleans New Orleans Nightcrawlers – Too Much to Hold The Rumble Feature Chief Joseph Boudreaux Jr. – Live at the Maple Leaf

Stanley Brown ft. Hezekiah Walker, Kierra Sheard & Karen Clark Sheard – God Is GoodErica Campbell – Feel Alright (Blessed)Zacardi Cortez – Lord Do It For Me (Live)Melvin Crispell III – God IsKirk Franklin – All Things

Blessing Offor – Believe Cody Carnes – Firm Foundation (He Won’t) [Live]Lauren Daigle – Thank God I Do for KING & COUNTRY ft. Jordin Sparks – Love Me Like I Am Lecrae & Tasha Cobbs Leonard – Your PowerMaverick City Music, Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine – God Problems

Erica Campbell – I Love YouTasha Cobbs Leonard – Hymns (Live) Maverick City Music – The Maverick Way Jonathan McReynolds – My Truth Tye Tribbett – All Things New: Live In Orlando

Blessing Offor – My Tribe Da’ T.R.U.T.H. – EmanuelLauren Daigle – Lauren Daigle Lecrae – Church Clothes 4 Phil Wickham – I Believe

The Blackwood Brothers Quartet – Tribute to the KingBlind Boys of Alabama – Echoes of the SouthBecky Isaacs Bowman – Songs That Pulled Me Through the Tough TimesBrian Free & Assurance – Meet Me at the Cross Gaither Vocal Band – Shine: The Darker The Night The Brighter The Light

Rauw Alejandro – SaturnoKarol G – Mañana Será BonitoTainy – Data

Cabra – Martínez Diamante Eléctrico – Leche de TigreJuanes – Vida CotidianaNatalia Lafourcade – De Todas Las Flores Fito Paez – EADDA9223

Rubén Blades con Roberto Delgado & Orquesta – Siembra: 45(degree) Aniversario (En Vivo en el Coliseo de Puerto Rico, 14 de Mayo 2022) Luis Figueroa – Voy A Ti Grupo Niche Y Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia – Niche Sinfónico Omara Portuondo – Vida Tony Succar, Mimy Succar – Mimy & Tony Carlos Vives – Escalona Nunca Se Había Grabado Así

Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer & Shahzad Ismaily – Shadow Forces Burna Boy – AloneDavido – Feel Silvana Estrada – Milagro Y Disastre Falu & Gaurav Shah (ft. PM Narendra Modi) – Abundance In Millets Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer & Zakir Hussain ft. Rakesh Chaurasia – PashtoIbrahim Maalouf ft. Cimafunk & Tank and the Bangas – Todo Colores

Susana Baca- Epifanías Bokanté – History Burna Boy – I Told Them…Davido – TimelessShakti – This Moment

Kirsten Agresta-Copely – Aquamarine Omar Akram – Moments of BeautyÓlafur Arnalds – Some Kind of Peace (Piano Reworks) David Darling & Hans Christian – Ocean Dreaming OceanCarla Patullo ft. Tonality and the Scorchio Quartet – So She Howls

Andrew & Polly – Ahhhhh! Pierce Freelon & Nnenna Freelon – AncestarsDJ Willy Wow! – Hip Hope for Kids! Uncle Jumbo – Taste The Sky 123 Andrés – We Grow Together Preschool Songs

Trevor Noah – I Wish You WouldWanda Sykes – I’m An EntertainerChris Rock – Selective Outrage Sarah Silverman – Someone You Love Dave Chappelle – What’s In A Name?

Meryl Streep – Big Tree William Shatner – Boldly Go: Reflections on a Life of Awe and Wonder Rick Rubin – The Creative Act: A Way of Being Senator Bernie Sanders – It’s Ok to Be Angry About Capitalism Michelle Obama – The Light We Carry: Overcoming In Uncertain Times

Daisy Jones & The Six – Aurora Various Artists – Barbie The AlbumVarious Artists – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Music From and Inspired By Various Artists – Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3: Awesome Mix, Vol. 3 Weird Al Yankovic – Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

The Beatles – I’m Only Sleeping Tyler Childers – In Your Love Billie Eilish – What Was I Made For Kendrick Lamar – Count Me Out Troye Sivan – Rush

Moonage Daydream How I’m Feeling Now Live From Paris, The Big Steppers Tour I Am Everything Dear Mama

Caroline Rose – The Art of Forgetting Hsing-Hui Cheng – Cadenza 21’Perry Shall – Eletrophonic ChronicIam8bit – Gravity Falls Yu Wei – MigrationLuke Brooks & James Theseus Buck – Stumpwork

The Collected Works of Neutral Milk Hotel For The Birds: The Birdsong Project Gieo Inside: Deluxe Box Set Words & Music, May 1965 – Deluxe Edition

John Coltrane & Eric Dolphy – Evenings At The Village Gate: John Coltrane With Eric Dolphy (Live) (album notes by Ashley Kahn)Howdy Glenn – I Can Almost See Houston: The Complete Howdy Glenn (album notes by Scott B. Bomar) Iftin Band – Mogadishu’s Finest: The Al Uruba Sessions (album notes by Vik Sohonie)Various Artists – Playing for the Man at the Door: Field Recordings from the Collection of Mack McCormick, 1958-1971 (album notes by Jeff Place & John TroutmanVarious Artists – Written In Their Soul: The Stax Songwriter Demos (album notes by Robert Gordon & Deanie Parker

Bob Dylan – Fragments – Time Out Of Mind Sessions (1996-1997): The Bootleg Series, Vol. 17Various Artists – The Moaninest Moan of Them All: The Jazz Saxophone of Loren McMurray, 1920-1922Various Artists – Playing for the Man at the Door: Field Recordings from the Collection of Mack McCormick, 1958-1971 Lou Reed – Words & Music, May 1965 – Deluxe Edition Various Artists – Written in Their Soul: The Stax Songwriter Demos

Bokanté – HistoryBoygenius – The RecordCaroline Polachek – Desire, I Want to Turn Into YouFeist – MultitudesVictoria Monét – Jaguar II

Gustavo Dudamel, Anne Akiko Meyers, Gustavo Castillo & Los Angeles Philharmonic – FandangoManfred Honeck & Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 & Schulhoff: Five PiecesMehmet Ali Sanlikol, George Lernis & A Far Cry – Sanlikol: A Gentleman Of Istanbul – Symphony For Strings, Percussion, Piano, Oud, Ney & TenorRiccardo Muti & Chicago Symphony Orchestra – Contemporary American ComposersShara Nova & A Far Cry – The Blue Hour

David FrostMorten LindbergDmitriy LipayElaine MartoneBrian Pidgeon

Depeche Mode – Wagging Tongue (Wet Leg Remix)Gorillas ft. Tame Impala & Booty Brown – New Gold (Dom Dolla Remix)Lane 8 – Reviver (Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Remix)Mariah Carey – Workin’ Hard (Terry Hunter Remix)Turnstile and Badbadnotgood ft. Blood Orange – Alien Love Call

Alicia Keys – The Diary of Alicia KeysBear McCreary – God of War RagnarokGeorge Strait – Blue Clear SkyMadison Beer – Silence Between SongsRyan Ylyate – Act 3 (Immersive Edition)

Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer & Zakir Hussain Featuring Rakesh Chaurasia – MotionJohn Williams – Helena’s ThemeLakecia Benjamin ft. Angela Davis – Amerikkan SkinLudwig Göransson – Can You Hear the MusicQuartet San Francisco Featuring Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band – Cutey And The Dragon

Hilario Duran And His Latin Jazz Big Band Featuring Paquito D’Rivera – I Remember MingusJust 6 – Angels We Have Heard On HighLudwig Göransson – Can You Hear the MusicThe String Revolution ft. Tommy Emmanuel – Folsom Prison BluesWednesday Addams – Paint It Black

Cécile McLorin Salvant – FenestraMaria Mendes ft. John Beasley & Metropole Orkest – Com Que Voz (Live)Patti Austin ft. Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band – April in Parissäje ft. Jacob Collier – In the Wee Small Hours of the MorningSamara Joy – Lush Life

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra – Scriabin: Symphony No. 2; The Poem Of EcstasyLos Angeles Philharmonic – Adès: DanteNetherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra – Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra; Four PiecesThe Philadelphia Orchestra – Price: Symphony No. 4; Dawson: Negro Folk SymphonySan Francisco Symphony – Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus – Blanchard: ChampionBoston Modern Orchestra Project & Odyssey Opera Chorus – Corigliano: The Lord Of CriesThe Dime Museum; Isaura String Quartet – Little: Black Lodge

The Clarion Choir – Rachmaninoff: All-Night VigilThe Crossing – Carols After a PlagueMiró Quartet; Conspirare – The House Of BelongingSan Francisco Symphony Chorus – Ligeti: Lux AeternaUusinta Ensemble; Helsinki Chamber Choir – Saariaho: Reconnaissance

Anthony McGill & Pacifica Quartet – American StoriesCatalyst Quartet – Uncovered, Vol. 3: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, William Grant Still & George WalkerRoomful Of Teeth – Rough MagicThird Coast Percussion – Between BreathsYo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax & Leonidas Kavakos – Beethoven For Three: Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastorale’ And Op. 1, No. 3

Robert Black – Adams, John Luther: Darkness And Scattered LightAndy Akiho – Akiho: CylindersYuja Wang; Teddy Abrams, conductor (Louisville Orchestra) – The American ProjectSeth Parker Woods – Difficult GraceCurtis Stewart – Of Love

Reginald Mobley, soloist; Baptiste Trotignon, pianist – BecauseKarim Sulayman, soloist; Sean Shibe, accompanist – Broken BranchesLaura Strickling, soloist; Daniel Schlosberg, pianist – 40@40Lawrence Brownlee, soloist; Kevin J. Miller, pianist – RisingJulia Bullock, soloist; Christian Reif, conductor (Philharmonia Orchestra) – Walking In The Dark

Anne Akiko Meyers – FandangoChristopher Rountree, conductor – Julius Eastman, Vol. 3: If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich?Peter Herresthal – Mazzoli: Dark With Excessive BrightAlex Brown, Harlem Quartet, Imani Winds, Edward Perez, Neal Smith & A.B. Spellman – Passion For Bach And ColtraneChick Corea – SardiniaAndy Akiho – SculpturesAaron Diehl Trio & The Knights – Zodiac Suite

Thomas Adès, composer (Gustavo Dudamel & Los Angeles Philharmonic) – Adès: DanteAndy Akiho, composer (Andy Akiho, Ankush Kumar Bahl & Omaha Symphony) – Akiho: In That Space, At That TimeWilliam Brittelle, composer (Roomful Of Teeth) – Brittelle: PsychedelicsMissy Mazzoli, composer (Peter Herresthal, James Gaffigan & Bergen Philharmonic) – Mazzoli: Dark With Excessive BrightJessie Montgomery, composer (Awadagin Pratt, A Far Cry & Roomful Of Teeth) – Montgomery: Rounds