SXSW Alumni Artists and Speakers Nominated for GRAMMY Awards

Written by Rory Burbeck | Friday, Dec 13, 2013

SXSW Alumni Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Congratulations to the former SXSW Music Speakers and Showcasing Artists who secured GRAMMY nominations last week! The nominees for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards were named last Friday, December 6th, and there is an abundance of SXSW Music alumni throughout the list.

Of the SXSW Artist alumni nominees, Jay Z racked up a total of nine nominations, while Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis earned seven nominations each. Mastering engineer and past SXSW speaker Bob Ludwig received five nominations, including three for his work on Daft Punk’s newest album, Random Access Memories.

We’ve provided lists of SXSW Music Speaker and Showcasing Artist alumni who were nominated for GRAMMY Awards below. Catch the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, January 26th, 2014 at 8pm EST on CBS.

SXSW Music Speaker Alumni GRAMMY Nominees
Bob Ludwig
Danny Clinch
Gavin Lurssen
Joseph M. Palmaccio
Michael Romanowski

SXSW Artist Alumni GRAMMY Nominees
Alabama Shakes
Allen Toussaint
Anthony Hamilton
Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite
Bobby Rush
Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
Calvin Harris
Cee Lo Green
Chrisette Michele
Del McCoury Band
Ed Sheeran
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
Gary Clark, Jr.
Guy Clark
Hiatus Kaiyote
Imagine Dragons
J. Cole
Jack White
James Blake
James Cotton
Jay Z
Justin Timberlake
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
Killswitch Engage
Kings of Leon
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Mavis Staples
Mumford & Sons
Neko Case
Pretty Lights
Queens of the Stone Age
Sara Bareilles
Sarah Jarosz
Snoop Lion
Steve Earle
Terrance Simien
The Civil Wars
The Greencards
The Milk Carton Kids
The National
Tim O’Brien
Tony Bennett
Vampire Weekend
Wiz Khalifa

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis photo by Amanda Stronza