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Shore Fire Clients Earn Twenty-Five 2024 Grammy Nominations, Highlighting the Breadth of Its Roster Across Pop, R&B, Americana, Folk, Gospel, Jazz, Historical and Other Categories

Monday, 13 November 2023 09:00 AM

Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / November 13, 2023 / Dolphin Entertainment (NASDAQ:DLPN) congratulates its wholly owned subsidiary Shore Fire Media on representing clients who received a collective 25 nominations for the 2024 GRAMMY Awards. This year's nominations reflect the diversity of Shore Fire's roster, spanning genres such as pop, R&B, jazz, folk, Americana, roots, global, gospel, historical and others.

Five-time GRAMMY winners Blind Boys of Alabama earned three nominations this year, for Best Roots Gospel Album, Best American Roots Performance and Best Americana Performance - while Rhiannon Giddens, Tasha Cobbs Leonard and Maverick City Music each received two nominations. PJ Morton was nominated for the seventh consecutive year, this time for Best Traditional R&B Performance, and Jacob Collier was nominated for the fifth consecutive year - for Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals.

Additional 2024 nominees include Samara Joy for Best Jazz Performance; Emily King for Best R&B Album; Ibrahim Maalouf for Best Global Music Performance; Kylie Minogue for Best Pop Dance Recording; Joni Mitchell for Best Folk Album; New Breed Brass Band for Best Regional Roots Music Album; Christopher Rountree for Best Classical Compendium; Bruce Springsteen for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album; Tye Tribbett for Best Gospel Album; and "For The Birds: The Birdsong Project" for Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package.

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings earned four nominations: Sam Bush for Best Bluegrass Album; Dom Flemons for Best Folk Album; as well as Best Album Notes and Best Historical Album for "Playing for the Man at the Door: Field Recordings from the Collection of Mack McCormick, 1958-1971."

Shore Fire also congratulates those clients whose affiliated projects earned GRAMMY nomination recognition this year including The Arcs, whose album "Electrophonic Chronic" earned a Best Recording Package nomination for art director Perry Shall, and Samara Joy, whose single "Lush Life" earned a Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals nomination for its arranger Kendric McCallister. Additionally, Dolly Parton earned a Best Country Solo Performance nomination for "The Last Thing On My Mind," her contribution to the "I Am A Pilgrim: Doc Watson at 100" album.

For a full list of nominees, go HERE.

The 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast from Los Angeles's Arena on Sunday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on CBS. It will be simultaneously streamed on Paramount+.

Shore Fire Media congratulates the clients and projects represented during the GRAMMY year on the following nominations:

Best Pop Dance Recording

Kylie Minogue - Padam Padam

Best Traditional R&B Performance

PJ Morton ft. Susan Carol - Good Morning

Best R&B Album

Emily King - Special Occasion

Best Jazz Performance

Samara Joy - Tight

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Bruce Springsteen - Only the Strong Survive

Best American Roots Performance

Blind Boys of Alabama - Heaven Help Us All

Rhiannon Giddens - You Louisiana Man

Best Americana Performance

Blind Boys of Alabama - Friendship

Best Americana Album

Rhiannon Giddens - You're the One

Best Bluegrass Album

Sam Bush - Radio John: Songs of John Hartford

Best Folk Album

Joni Mitchell - Joni Mitchell at Newport [Live]

Dom Flemons - Traveling Wildfire

Best Regional Roots Music Album

New Breed Brass Band - Made in New Orleans

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Lecrae & Tasha Cobbs Leonard - Your Power

Maverick City Music, Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine - God Problems

Best Gospel Album

Tasha Cobbs Leonard - Hymns (Live)

Maverick City Music - The Maverick Way

Tye Tribbett - All Things New: Live In Orlando

Best Roots Gospel Album

Blind Boys of Alabama - Echoes of the South

Best Global Music Performance

Ibrahim Maalouf ft. Cimafunk & Tank and the Bangas - Todo Colores

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package

For The Birds: The Birdsong Project

Best Album Notes

Various Artists - Playing for the Man at the Door: Field Recordings from the Collection of Mack McCormick, 1958-1971 (album notes by Jeff Place & John Troutman)

Best Historical Album

Various Artists - Playing for the Man at the Door: Field Recordings from the Collection of Mack McCormick, 1958-1971

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals

säje ft. Jacob Collier - In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning

Best Classical Compendium

Julius Eastman, Vol. 3: If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich? (Christopher Rountree, conductor; Lewis Pesacov, producer)


Shore Fire Media represents artists, talent, creators, authors, athletes, cultural institutions, businesses, brands and entrepreneurs at the forefronts of their respective fields - including some of the most exciting emerging and established voices in the arts, entertainment and beyond. With dedicated teams in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville, Shore Fire leverages extensive expertise and relationships to strategically amplify narratives and shape reputations that facilitate career advancement in an ever-evolving media landscape. Shore Fire is a division of Dolphin Entertainment, a collective of marketers and culture creators.

About Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.

Dolphin Entertainment is a leading independent entertainment marketing and production company. Through our subsidiaries 42West, The Door and Shore Fire Media, we provide expert strategic marketing and publicity services to many of the top brands, both individual and corporate, in the film, television, music, gaming and hospitality industries. All three PR firms have been ranked among the most recent Observer's "Power 50" PR Firms in the United States. Viewpoint Creative, The Digital Dept. complement their efforts with full-service creative branding and production capabilities as well as social media and influencer marketing services. Special Projects, Dolphin's most recent acquisition, provides talent booking services and event production for high-end clients across the media, entertainment and fashion industries. Dolphin's legacy content production business, founded by Emmy-nominated CEO Bill O'Dowd, has produced multiple feature films and award-winning digital series, and has recently entered into a multi-year agreement with IMAX to co-produce feature documentaries. To learn more, visit:

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James Carbonara/Hayden IR
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SOURCE: Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.

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