With the 62nd Grammy Awards at a close, our gowns are hung up and our tuxes at the dry cleaners. However, the celebration continues at A2IM and in all the studios and offices that brought us the incredible work that was honored on stage Sunday night. We want to give a major shoutout to all Independent music winners! Thanks to everyone in our community for keeping us moving all year long!

Without further ado, here are the Independent winners from the 62nd Grammy Awards!

*= A2IM Member Company

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Look Now

Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Concord Records*

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album


Rodrigo y Gabriela

ATO Records*

Best R&B Performance

Come Home

Anderson .Paak feat. André 3000

12Tone Music*

Best R&B Song

Say So

PJ Morton Feat. JoJo


Best R&B Album


Anderson .Paak

12Tone Music*

Best Country Song

Bring My Flowers Now

Tanya Tucker

Fantasy Records*

Best Country Album

While I’m Livin’

Tanya Tucker

Fantasy Records*

Best New Age Album


Peter Kater

Point of Light Records

Best Improvised Jazz Solo


Randy Brecker, soloist

Piloo Records

Best Jazz Vocal Album

12 Little Spells

Esperanza Spalding

Concord Records*

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

The Omni-American Book Club

Brian Lynch Big Band

Hollistic MusicWorks

Best Latin Jazz Album


Chick Corea & The Spanish Heart Band

Concord Jazz*

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

God Only Knows

for King & Country

Curb | Word Entertainment*

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Burn the Ships

for King & Country

Curb | Word Entertainment*

Best Roots Gospel Album


Gloria Gaynor

Spring House Productions

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)

De Ayer para Siempre

Mariachi Los Camperos

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings*

Best American Roots Song

Call My Name

I’m With Her

Rounder Records*

Best Americana Album


Keb’ Mo’

Concord Records*

Best Bluegrass Album

Tall Fiddler

Michael Cleveland

Compass Records*

Best Traditional Blues Album

Tall, Dark & Handsome

Delbert McClinton & Self-Made Men

Hot Shot Records / Thirty Tigers*

Best Folk Album

Patty Griffin

Patty Griffin

PGM / Thirty Tigers*

Best Regional Roots Music Album

Good Time

Ranky Tanky

Resilience Music Alliance

Best Children’s Album

Ageless Songs for the Child Archetype

Jon Samson

Jon Samson

Best Comedy Album

Sticks & Stones

Dave Chappelle


Best Musical Theater Album


Original Broadway Cast

Sing It Again

Best Album Notes

Stax ’68: A Memphis Story

Various Artists

Craft Recordings*

Best Historical Album

The Smithsonian Folkways Collection

Pete Seeger

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings*

Best Immersive Audio Album


Anita Vrevik, Trondheimsolistene & Nidarosdomens Jentekor


Best Opera Recording

Picker: Fantastic Mr. Fox

Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Boston Children’s Chorus


Best Choral Performance

Durufle: Complete Choral Works

Ken Cowan; Houston Chamber Choir

Signum Records

Best Classical Compendium

The Poetry of Places

Nadia Shpachenko

Reference Recordings

Best Contemporary Classical Compendium

Higdon: Harp Concerto

Yolanda Kondonassis, Ward Stare & The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Azica Records