Congratulations 2021 GRAMMY winners & nominees! AFM Local 47 musicians can be heard on many of the hottest hits of the year. Listen to our #AFM47 2021 Grammys Playlist while you review our list of #AFM47 63rd Grammy honorees below, and be sure to check out the live broadcast of winners airing Sunday, Jan. 31Sunday, March 14 on CBS (new date!).
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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 →
Another Awards Season is behind us, and what a season it was! This was a big year for members of AFM Local 47, with several of our musicians winning awards, receiving nominations, and having contributed to making the music recordings that contributed to some of the biggest hits of 2018. Continue reading →
* 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 →
And then there were 15… Superstar AFM Local 47 member John Legend joins the exclusive EGOT club with his two Emmy Arts wins as lead actor and co-producer for “Jesus Christ Superstar Live.” He is one of the youngest people ever to win all four Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards.
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 →
* 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 →