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Columbia Artists Management Inc. congratulates our Grammy® Award Winners and Nominees
January 28, 2014


Columbia Artists Management Inc. congratulates artists from our roster who took home Grammy® Awards during the 2014 ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 26th.

Isabel Leonard and Alek Shrader each take home their first Grammy®, winning the 2013 Best Opera Recording for Thomas Adés The Tempest, featuring the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus (Deutsche Grammophon).

The Tempest

Pacific Mambo Orchestra took home their first Grammy® Award for Best Tropical Latin Album, for their self-titled album (Tumalanmusic/Stefrecords).

Pacific Mambo Orchestra

Additional Nominees included:

  • Alexandre Desplat received two nominations for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media for Argo (WaterTower Music) and Zero Dark Thirty (Madison Gate Records)
  • Allen Toussaint for Best American Roots Song for "Shrimp Po-Boy, Dressed" from the album Songbook (Rounder) which was nominated for Best Americana Album
  • Sir Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra were nominated for Best Choral Performance for Berlioz: Grande Messe des Morts (LSO Live)

  • Argo Zero Dark Thirty Songbook Colin Davis & London Symphony Orchstra

    During the awards ceremony, international piano superstar Lang Lang was a featured performer with legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Metallica. Together Lang Lang and Metallica performed Metallica's famed "One" from their 1989 album …And Justice for All. It was the first time Metallica had performed at The Grammy's® in 20 years. Lang Lang last appeared at The Grammy's® in 2008 with Herbie Hancock in a duo rendition of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue. Lang Lang also played during the "In Memoriam" segment of the awards show, including the memorial for the late American pianist Van Cliburn.


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Orchestras :: London Symphony Orchestra
Vocalists :: Mezzo-Soprano :: Isabel Leonard
Vocalists :: Tenor :: Alek Shrader