French Nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards

December 12, 2014 | By Francerocks

Last year Daft Punk stole the show at the Grammy Awards, with 5 wins and this year the French are not ready to back down.

See last year's French grammy coverage here

The 57th Annual Grammy Awards will be held on February 8, 2015 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

Of special note is Pierre Boulez, the celebrated composer and conductor, who will join the Bee Gees, George Harrison, and several others in receiving the highly coveted "Lifetime Achievement" award. Read more about that here

Now presenting the French nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards:

59. BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Alexandre Desplat, composer
Label: Abkco Music & Records

62. BEST ARRANGEMENT, INSTRUMENTAL OR A CAPPELLA

Daft Punk
Ben Bram, Mitch Grassi, Scott Hoying, Avi Kaplan, Kirstie Maldonado & Kevin Olusola, arrangers (Pentatonix)
Track from: PTX, Vol. 2
Label: RCA Records

72. BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, CLASSICAL

Dutilleux: Symphony No. 1;
Tout Un Monde Lointain; The Shadows Of Time Dmitriy Lipay, engineer; Dmitriy Lipay, mastering engineer (Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony) Label: Seattle Symphony Media

76. BEST CHORAL PERFORMANCE

Bach: Matthäus-Passion
René Jacobs, conductor (Werner Güra & Johannes Weisser; Akademie Für Alte Musik Berlin; Rias Kammerchor & Staats-Und Domchor Berlin)
Label: Harmonia Mundi

The Sacred Spirit Of Russia
Craig Hella Johnson, conductor (Conspirare)
Label: Harmonia Mundi

78. BEST CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTAL SOLO

Dutilleux: Tout Un Monde Lointain Xavier Phillips; Ludovic Morlot, conductor (Seattle Symphony) Track from: Dutilleux: Symphony No. 1; Tout Un Monde Lointain; The Shadows Of Time
Label: Seattle Symphony Media

79. BEST CLASSICAL SOLO VOCAL ALBUM

Douce France
Anne Sofie Von Otter; Bengt Forsberg, accompanist (Carl Bagge, Margareta Bengston, Mats Bergström, Per Ekdahl, Bengan Janson, Olle Linder & Antoine Tamestit)
Label: Naïve

Porpora: Arias
Philippe Jaroussky; Andrea Marcon, conductor (Cecilia Bartoli; Venice Baroque Orchestra) 
Label: Erato

Stella Di Napoli
Joyce DiDonato; Riccardo Minasi, conductor (Chœur De L'Opéra National De Lyon; Orchestre De L'Opéra National De Lyon)
Label: Erato/Warner Classics

82. BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Turn Down For What
DJ Snake & Lil Jon Daniels, video directors; Judy Craig, Candice Ouaknine, Jonathan Wang & Bryan Younce, video producers Label: Columbia Records

The Golden Age
Woodkid Featuring Max Richter
Chis Clayton & Yoann Lemoine, video directors; Roman Pichon Herrera, Christine Miller, Susan Porche & Annabel Rosier, video producers
Label: Interscope

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