News

Music Sales At the Grammys

MUSIC SALES AT THE 54th GRAMMYS

Music Sales is delighted to congratulate Chester Music composer Eric Whitacre on winning the Grammy for Best Choral Performance at the 54th Grammy Awards held yesterday in Los Angeles.
Classical producer Judith Sherman also won the award for Producer of the Year, Classical for herdiscs including works by John Corigliano, Augusta Read Thomasand Joan Tower.   

BEST CHORAL PERFORMANCE
Light & Gold
Decca

Music Sales congratulates all the performers: Christopher GlynnHila PlitmannThe King’sSingersLaudibusThe Pavão Quartet; and of course Eric Whitacre and The EricWhitacre Singers

Watchthe video from the ceremony


PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, CLASSICAL
Judith Sherman

Including:  
Lera Auerbach: PianoTrio
(Hans Sikorski)
Augusta Read Thomas: Moon Jig
(G Schirmer Inc)
Joan Tower: Trio Cavany
(Associated Music Publishers Inc)
Lincoln Trio
Cedille Records 126

JohnCorigliano: WingingIt and otherworks
(G Schirmer Inc)
Ursula Oppens & Jerome Lowenthal, pianos
Cedille Records123

Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No5 and other works
(DSCH)
Pacifica String Quartet
Cedille Records127

JoanTower: Copperwave
(Associated Music Publishers Inc)
American Brass Quintet
Summit Records


PopWinners

We would also like to celebrate Grammys for TonyBennett’s ‘Duets’ album, which won Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album andfeatures our copyright ‘Don’t Get Around Much Anymore’; and for Kanye West Jay-Z’sBest Rap Performance award for ‘Otis’, which samples our beloved ‘Try A LittleTenderness.’