Blues and Rock Grammy winners announced

Gary Clark Jr. took home the Grammy for “Best Contemporary Blues Album” with This Land at the 2020 Grammy Awards. It’s the second Grammy win for Gary Clark Jr. Larkin Poe, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Sugaray Rayford, and Southern Avenue were also nominated.

Clark Jr. also won the Grammy for “Best Rock Performance” and “Best Rock Song” for “This Land.” Rival Sons and Brittany Howard were among the other nominations.

Cage The Elephant won “Best Rock Album” for Social Cues. Rival Sons, Bring Me The Horizon, The Cranberries, and I Prevail were also nominated.

Delbert McClinton and Self-Made Men won the Grammy award for “Best Traditional Blues Album” with Tall, Dark, and Handsome. Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Bobby Rush, Jimmie Vaughan, and Jontavious Willis were also up for the award.

Keb’ Mo’ won “Best Americana Album” with Oklahoma.

See the entire list of Grammy Award winners here.

Pete Francis

Pete Francis is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Blues Rock Review. Pete founded Blues Rock Review in 2010 because he felt there was a major void in how the blues rock genre was covered. Pete is the host of Blues Rock Weekly and a co-host on the Blues Rock Show.

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