Emerging Artist Grammy Nominees!

Discovering and following Emerging Artists is one of the best parts of our work here at BigChampagne. It’s a lot of fun to watch careers grow and flourish for so many incredible artists from genres of all kinds.

There are many measures of success in today’s music industry and being nominated for a Grammy Award is surely among the top accolades respected across the globe. The 2015 and 2016 nominees were just terrific and the 2017 group has definitely stepped up to the plate:

  • Julia Michaels (graduated by debuting in Ultimate 100 Artists on 3/2/17)
    • Best New Artist
    • Song of the Year – Issues
  • Khalid (graduated 3/9/17)
    • Best New Artist
    • Best Urban Contemporary Album – American Teen
    • Best R&B Song – Location
    • Song of the Year – 1-800-273-8255 (as featured artist w/ Alessia Cara for Logic)
    • Best Music Video – 1-800-273-8255 (as featured artist w/ Alessia Cara for Logic)
  • Alessia Cara (graduated 9/3/15)
    • Best New Artist
    • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance – Stay w/ Zedd
    • Song of the Year – 1-800-273-8255 (as featured artist w/ Khalid for Logic)
    • Best Music Video – 1-800-273-8255 (as featured artist w/ Khalid for Logic)
  • D.R.A.M. (graduated 8/18/16 )
    • Best Dance Recording – Andromeda (featured artist for Gorillaz)
  • Odesza
    • Best Dance/Elecronic Album – A Moment Apart
    • Best Dance Recording – Line of Sight (ft. WYNNE & Mansionair)
  • Mura Masa
    • Best Dance/Electronic Album – Mura Masa
    • Best Recording Package – Mura Masa
  • Sylvan Esso
    • Best Dance/Electronic Album – What Now
  • Kaleo (graduated 6/23/16)
    • Best Rock Performance – No Good
  • Daniel Caesar (currently #13)
    • Best R&B Performance – Get You (ft. Kali Uchis)
    • Best R&B Album – Freudian
  • Goldlink (currently #6)
    • Best Rap/Sung Performance – Crew (ft. Brent Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy)
  • Rapsody
    • Best Rap Song – Sassy
    • Best Rap Album – Laila’s Wisdom
  • Brothers Osborne (graduated 1/21/16)
    • Best Country Duo/Group Performance – It Ain’t My Fault
  • Andra Day (graduated 2/25/16)
    • Best Song Written for Visual Media – Stand Up for Something (ft. Common)

…awesome! We can’t wait to see what happens and will be rooting for everyone during “Music’s Biggest Night” on Sunday, January 28th, 2018!

The proof is in the puddin’…check out the nominees from 2016 HERE and from 2015 HERE!

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Want to discover even MORE emerging artists? Check out http://www.ultimatechart.com/chart/ultimate-emerging-chart