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French Nominees For The 2014 Grammy Awards

Each December, the cultural world goes a-buzz with the announcement of the coming year's Grammy Award nominations.

A large number of French and French-produced artists are among those nominated for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. The Grammy Ceremony takes place January 26th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

The French nominees are in bold below. Bonne chance! 

1. RECORD OF THE YEAR"Get Lucky"Daft Punk & Pharrell WilliamsThomas Bangalter & Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo, producers; Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta & Daniel Lerner, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering Track from: Random Access MemoriesLabel: Columbia Records

2. ALBUM OF THE YEARRandom Access MemoriesDaft PunkJulian Casablancas, DJ Falcon, Todd Edwards, Chilly Gonzales, Giorgio Moroder, Panda Bear, Nile Rodgers, Paul Williams & Pharrell Williams, featured artists; Thomas Bangalter, Julian Casablancas, Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo, DJ Falcon & Todd Edwards, producers; Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta, Guillaume Le Braz & Daniel Lerner, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineerLabel: Columbia Records

6. BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE"Get Lucky"Daft Punk & Pharrell WilliamsTrack from: Random Access MemoriesLabel: Columbia Records

10. BEST DANCE/ELECTRONICA ALBUMRandom Access MemoriesDaft PunkLabel: Columbia Records

67. BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, NON-CLASSICALRandom Access MemoriesDaft PunkLabel: Columbia Records

58. BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIAArgoAlexandre Desplat, composerLabel: WaterTower Music

Zero Dark ThirtyAlexandre Desplat, composerLabel: Madison Gate Records

32. BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUMWomanChildCécile McLorin SalvantLabel: Mack Avenue Records

52. BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUMSavor FlamencoGipsy KingsLabel: Knitting Factory Records

69. BEST REMIXED RECORDING, NON-CLASSICAL"Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix)"Cedric Gervais, remixer (Lana Del Rey)Label: Interscope/Polydor UK

72. PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, CLASSICALMarina A. Ledin, Victor LedinBizet: Symphony In C; Jeux D'Enfants; Variations Chromatiques (Martin West & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra) Traveling Sonata - European Music For Flute & Guitar (Viviana Guzmán & Jérémy Jouve) Voyages (Conrad Tao) Zia (Del Sol String Quartet)


Vinci: Artaserse Diego Fasolis, conductor; Valer Barna-Sabadus, Daniel Behle, Max Emanuel Cencic, Franco Fagioli & Philippe Jaroussky; Ulrich Ruscher, producer (Concerto Köln; Coro Della Radiotelevisione Svizzera, Lugano)Label: Virgin Classics76. BEST CHAMBER MUSIC/SMALL ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCEDuoHélène Grimaud & Sol GabettaLabel: Deutsche Grammophon

77. BEST CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTAL SOLOThe Edge Of LightGloria Cheng (Calder Quartet)Label: Harmonia Mundi

77. BEST CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTAL SOLOBartók, Eötvös & LigetiPatricia Kopatchinskaja; Peter Eötvös, conductor (Ensemble Modern & Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra)Label: Naïve