Montreal composer Yannick Nézet-Séguin amongst high Canadian Grammy nominees


Classical composer Yannick Nézet-Séguin is among the many main Canadian Grammy nominees this 12 months with a powerful exhibiting coming from an array of different homegrown skills.

The Montreal native picked up 5 nominations throughout 4 classical music classes, which put him neck-and-neck with Serban Ghenea, who’s up for file of the 12 months for his mixing work on Mary J. Blige’s Good Morning Beautiful.

Ghenea was born in Romania earlier than he moved to Canada as a teenager, happening to construct his identify within the music business the place he’s scored 19 Grammy wins over his profession.

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Different large nominees this 12 months included Toronto producer Boi-1da who trailed intently behind with 4 nominations, together with two within the album of the 12 months class for Beyonce’s Renaissance and Kendrick Lamar’s Mr. Morale & The Large Steppers.

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Toronto rapper Drake has three nods, though he’s famously boycotted the Grammys lately by not submitting his work. He was named for his contributions to different artists’ initiatives.

Among the many Canadians with single nominations are Arcade Hearth for greatest different music album, DJ and producer Kaytranada for dance/digital recording, Michael Buble for greatest conventional pop vocal album and Bryan Adams for rock efficiency.

The sixty fifth Grammy Awards will hosted by Trevor Noah and broadcast Feb. 5 on Citytv and CBS.

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