Grammy Nominations and Independent Music Award Finalists
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings received two 2008 Grammy nominations, with Mariachi's Los Camperos de Nati Cano's Amor, Dolor y Lágrimas: Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano nominated for the Best Regional Mexican Album and Michael Doucet's From Now On nominated for the Best Zydeco Or Cajun Music Album. This is the fifth time in six years the label has been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards in a single year, with a total of thirteen nominations in the last five years. The award show takes place February 9th, 2009.
In addition, five Smithsonian Folkways were selected as Finalists for the 8thIndependent Music Awards. Click here to listen to and vote for your favorite albums on the Independent Music Awards web site
- Amor, Dolor y Lágrimas, Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano (Best Latin Album)
- ¡Ayombe! - The Heart Of Colombia's Música Vallenata, Various Artists (Best Latin Album)
- Territory, Tony Trischka (Best Americana Album)
- On the Right Road Now, The Paschall Brothers (Best Gospel Album)
- The Sligo Indians, Tony DeMarco (Best World Traditional Album)