Aussie artists receive Grammy nominations
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Aussie artists receive Grammy nominations

November 30, 2017

Local acts recognised alongside the likes of Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar.

Several Australian artists were among those who received nods when the nominations for the 60th Grammy Awards were announced in the US this week.

After winning Best Female Artist at the 2017 ARIA Awards for ‘The Greatest’, Sia has taken out another Grammy nomination. Her track ‘Never Give Up’, which featured in the hit Australian film Lion, has been nominated for Best Song Written For Visual Media.

Nominated for three ARIAs in 2017, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, along with director Andrew Dominik, have been nominated for Best Music Film for the documentary One More Time With Feeling.

Sydney dance trio Mansionair landed in the Best Dance Recording category as featured artists on Seattle act Odesza’s ‘Line Of Sight’, along with hip hop artist WYNNE.

Songwriters Ben Fielding & Brooke Ligertwood received a nomination in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song section for the Hillsong Worship track ‘What A Beautiful Name’.

Rapper Jay-Z leads the 2018 Grammy nominations with eight for his album 4:44. Kendrick Lamar has taken out seven nominations on the back of the album Damn.

2017 ARIAs guest Lorde has been nominated for Album Of The Year for her second album Melodrama.

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be held on January 28, 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.