Irvine, CA–(business wire)–AMPED Distribution, a division of Alliance Entertainment Holding Corporation (“Alliance Entertainment”), a distributor and wholesaler of the world’s largest stocked selection of music, movies, video games, electronics, arcades and collectibles, We are proud to announce that the upcoming 2023 Grammy Awards had a staggering total of 26 nominations. The artist’s ratings in 22 unique categories reflect the eclectic and broad profile of his partners on the AMPED label.
Alliance Entertainment CEO Jeff Walker said: “Our roster of label partners includes Rock, Blues, Alternative, Hard Rock, Metal, Country, Americana, Folk, Bluegrass, Rap, Hip Hop, Jazz, World, Classical and more. We thank all our label partners and musicians for allowing us to do so, and reaffirm our commitment to spreading their songs and stories around the world.”
Bonnie Raitt (Red Wing Records) Leading AMPED’s offering with four nominations for her album Just Like That Including the coveted Song of the Year category. Bonnie leads an established group of award-winning artists under the AMPED umbrella, including Judy Collins. spell bound (Cleopatra Records) wins Best Folk Album and Danny Elfman wins Best Box or Special Limited Edition Package. havoc (Anti-Epitaph Records) and Peter Rowan Calling You From My Mountain (Rebel Records) Best Bluegrass Album.
Recording for the first time in 9 years, indie rock darling “Yeah Yeah Yeahs” cool down (Secretly Canadian) Best Alternative Music Album category.
Distributed on AMPED, the title dominates the blues category with five nominations between Traditional Blues Album and Contemporary Blues Album. Leading this division is Shemekian Copeland’s Alligator Records. too much for modern Blues Album and Charlie Musselwhite in Best Traditional Blues Album his category Mississippi Sun release.
Blues Hall of Fame inductee John Mayall was released in recognition of his continuing musical contribution to the blues world. The Sun Is Shining Down (Forty Below Records) Recorded on the Traditional Blues Album. Nominated alongside Mayall in the Traditional Blues Album category is Ben Harper’s release. bloodline maintenance (pupa). Eric Gales crown (Provogue Records) won Best Contemporary Blues Album.
See below for the full list of AMPED Grammy nominees.
song of the year
Best Alternative Music Performance
Best Alternative Music Album
Best americana performance
best americana album
best contemporary blues album
best traditional blues album
best jazz vocal album
best jazz instrumental album
best folk album
best musical theater album
best comedy album
best album notes
Best Traditional R&B Performance
best bluegrass album
Best americana performance
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Best Box or Special Limited Edition Package
Best American Roots Performance:
Best R&B Song
best R&B album
Best Gospel Performance/Song
About AMPED distribution
AMPED is one of the fastest growing premier independent distributors committed to the development and growth of independent artists and labels worldwide. AMPED, part of Alliance Entertainment, gives the indie community access to a global distribution system with the largest sales force. Our experienced and skilled staff provide an unrivaled suite of services and data. AMPED’s customer base is the largest in the industry serving small and large brick and click retailers and direct-to-consumer (DTC) directly. AMPED’s growing number of labels include Believe Digital, Better Noise, Big Loud, Cleopatra Records, Compass Records, Earache, Empire, Epitaph Records, Exceleration Music (Alligator Records, Bloodshot Records, Candid, Side One Dummy, Tangerine) Fuga, GoodToGo. , Herp Alpert Presents, Hopeless Records, Integral (PIAS, Harmonia Mundi), Kai Media, Kartel, Lex Records, Mascot, Merge Records, MNRK (eOne, Dualtone), Nettwerk Music Group, Nuclear Blast, Polyvinyl, Proper Music Group, Reservoir Media (Chrysalis, Tommy Boy), Ruf Records, Secretly Music Group, Shanachie, Smithsonian Folkways, Soul Food, Sub Pop, Tuff Gong, Warner Classics and more.
About Alliance Entertainment
Alliance Entertainment is a leading distributor of music, movies and consumer electronics. We offer 485,000 unique inventory SKUs, including over 57,300 exclusive compact discs, vinyl LP records, DVDs, Blu-rays, and video games. Complementing our extensive media catalog is a large selection of related accessories, toys and collectibles. With over 35 years of distribution experience, Alliance Entertainment serves customers of all sizes and offers a robust suite of services to resellers and retailers around the world. Our efficient processing and essential seller tools significantly reduce costs associated with managing multiple vendor relationships while helping omnichannel retailers expand their product selection and fulfillment goals For more information, please visit www.aent.com.
On June 23, 2022, Alliance Entertainment announced that it will go public through a merger transaction with Adara Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: ADRA, ADRA.U, ADRA.WS) (“Adara”), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company Did. .
About Adara Acquisition Corp.
Adara raised $115 million in February 2021 and its securities are listed on the NYSE American under the ticker symbol NYSE: ADRA, ADRA.U, ADRA.WS. Adara is a blank check company organized for the purpose of a merger, stock swap, asset acquisition, stock purchase, capital increase, reorganization, or other similar business combination with one or more companies or entities. Adara is led by CEO Thomas Finke (Former Chairman and CEO of Barings LLC) and Director W. Tom Donaldson (Founder of Blystone & Donaldson). In addition to Finke and Donaldson, Adara’s board also includes Frank Quintero, Dylan Glenn and Beatrice Acevedo Greif.
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