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New Orleans native PJ Morton nominated for 2 Grammys

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Nominations for the 60th Grammy Awards were announced Tuesday. Louisiana is well represented in several categories:

PJ Morton, a New Orleans native and keyboardist for Maroon 5 was nominated for Best R&B album, “Gumbo.” He was also nominated for Best R&B song “First Began.”

Ledisi, also from New Orleans, was nominated for Best R&B Performance “High,” Best Traditional R&B Performance “All the Way,” and Best R&B Album for “Let Love Rule.”

Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers and Lost Bayou Ramblers were nominated for Best Regional Roots Music Album for “Top of the Mountain” and “Kalenda” respectively.

Father John Misty, a former resident of New Orleans was nominated in the Best Alternative Music Album category for “Pure Comedy.”

Sonny Landreth is nominated for Best Contemporary Blues Album for “Recorded Live in Lafayette.”

The Grammy Awards will be held on Jan. 28 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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