Today, The Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 64th GRAMMY® Awards! This list features some of our folk friends in the American Roots categories and beyond. Congratulations to all the nominees!

The 64th GRAMMY® Awards will be held at 8 pm ET on January 31, 2022. Learn more about the awards show here.

Best Folk Album

One Night Lonely [Live] – Mary Chapin Carpenter

Long Violent History – Tyler Childers

Wednesday (Extended Edition) – Madison Cunningham

They’re Calling Me Home – Rhiannon Giddens With Francesco Turrisi

Blue Heron Suite – Sarah Jarosz

Best American Roots Performance

“Cry” – Jon Batiste

“Love And Regret” – Billy Strings

“I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free” – The Blind Boys Of Alabama & Béla Fleck

“Same Devil” – Brandy Clark Featuring Brandi Carlile

“Nightflyer” – Allison Russell

Best American Roots Song

“Avalon” – Rhiannon Giddens, Justin Robinson & Francesco Turrisi, songwriters (Rhiannon Giddens With Francesco Turrisi) 

“Bored” – Linda Chorney, songwriter (Linda Chorney)

“Call Me A Fool” – Valerie June, songwriter (Valerie June Featuring Carla Thomas)

“Cry” – Jon Batiste & Steve McEwan, songwriters (Jon Batiste)

“Diamond Studded Shoes” – Dan Auerbach, Natalie Hemby, Aaron Lee Tasjan & Yola, songwriters (Yola)

“Nightflyer” – Jeremy Lindsay & Allison Russell, songwriters (Allison Russell)

Best Americana Album

Downhill From Everywhere – Jackson Browne

Leftover Feelings – John Hiatt with The Jerry Douglas Band

Native SonsLos Lobos

Outside ChildAllison Russell

Stand For MyselfYola

Best Bluegrass Album

Renewal – Billy Strings

My Bluegrass Heart – Béla Fleck

A Tribute To Bill Monroe – The Infamous Stringdusters

Cuttin’ Grass – Vol. 1 (Butcher Shoppe Sessions) – Sturgill Simpson

Music Is What I See – Rhonda Vincent

Best Traditional Blues Album

100 Years Of Blues – Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite

Traveler’s Blues – Blues Traveler

I Be Trying – Cedric Burnside

Be Ready When I Call You – Guy Davis

Take Me Back – Kim Wilson

Best Contemporary Blues Album

Delta Kream – The Black Keys Featuring Eric Deaton & Kenny Brown

Royal Tea – Joe Bonamassa

Uncivil War – Shemekia Copeland

Fire It Up – Steve Cropper

662 – Christone “Kingfish” Ingram

Best Regional Roots Music Album

In New Orleans! – Sean Ardoin And Kreole Rock And Soul

Bloodstains & Teardrops – Big Chief Monk Boudreaux

My People -Cha Wa

Corey Ledet Zydeco – Corey Ledet Zydeco

Kau Ka Pe’a – Kalani Pe’a

We’d also like to recognize a few FAI community members nominated in other categories:

Alex Cuba – Mendó (Best Latin Pop Album)

Patrick Milligan & Joni Mitchell – Joni Mitchell Archives, Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967) (Best Historical Album)

Simon Hale, Conor McPherson, Dean Sharenow, Bob Dylan – Girl From The North Country (Best Musical Theater Album)