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Congratulations 2021 Grammy nominees!

Congratulations 2021 GRAMMY nominees! Union musicians of AFM Local 47 in Los Angeles can be heard on countless recordings from the hottest hits of the year.

Listen to our #AFM47 2021 Grammys Playlist while you review our list of #unionstrong 63rd annual Grammy nominees below, and be sure to check out the live broadcast of winners airing Sunday, Jan. 31 on CBS.

Record Of The Year Continue reading

October 2020 Overture Online: Harvey Mason jr

Inside This Issue:

  • Harvey Mason jr
    The Recording Academy chair and interim president/CEO talks advocacy, diversity and equity in a new era for the Academy, and for society at large
  • AFM Local 47 Election News
    Information about our union’s 2020 general election
  • Live TV Musicians Tell Networks: #RespectUs
    AFM members step up efforts to secure a fair contract, gain parity, and end structural racism
  • Election 2020: Workers First. Vote Union
    A closer look at Propositions 15, 16 and 22
  • and more!

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Grammys 2020

(Updated 1/27/2020 – winners noted below)

Congratulations 2020 GRAMMY nominees! Once again, union musicians of AFM Local 47 in Los Angeles can be heard on countless recordings from the hottest hits of the year.

Listen to our #ListenLA 2020 GRAMMY playlist here:

Browse the list of Los Angeles-made nominees below. The 62nd annual GRAMMY winners will be announced live on Sunday, Jan. 26 at Staples Center, airing on CBS. Be sure to tune in and listen for the live AFM Local 47 house band! Continue reading

2019 Grammys

* UPDATE: Winners appear in BLUE below. Congrats to all the winners and nominees! *

Nominations for the 61st GRAMMYs are in, and union musicians of AFM Local 47 in Los Angeles worked on some of the top hits of the year!

Listen to our 2019 #ListenLA Grammy playlist and browse the list of Los Angeles-made nominees below. Winners will be announced live on Feb. 10, 2019, at Staples Center. (Be sure to listen for the live AFM Local 47 house band!) Continue reading

Bruno Mars wins big at 60th annual GRAMMYs

The 60th annual GRAMMYs are a wrap — and what a night it was for Los Angeles musicians!

Bruno Mars swept the 60th annual GRAMMYs, taking home awards in all categories nominated including the night’s biggest wins: Record of the Year and Album of the Year (“24K Magic”), and Song of the Year (“That’s What I Like”). The Los Angeles AFM Local 47 artist also won in the categories of Best R&B Album, Song and Performance. Continue reading

Congratulations 60th annual Grammy nominees!

Music’s Biggest Night happens this Sunday, Jan. 28, when music fans around the globe will celebrate the best in music during the 60th annual Grammy Awards.

Los Angeles AFM Local 47 members worked on some of the top hits of 2017, including Best Record of the Year and Best Album of the Year contenders Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars. Continue reading

Made in LA: 2017 GRAMMY nominees & winners

* Updated 2/13/2017 to include winners, marked in bold italics *

Congratulations to all nominees in the 59th annual GRAMMY® Awards!

The excerpted list below highlights recordings performed here in Los Angeles with members of the American Federation of Musicians Local 47, nabbing 49 noms (and 11 wins!). We salute not only the musicians directly nominated, but also the many recording and music prep musicians behind the scenes whose work shines through on these recordings! Continue reading