Concord Music Group Leads the Pack with Most Grammy Awards at 2013 Ceremony


February 12th, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA – Concord Music Group, one of the world’s leading independent record labels, took home more Grammy awards at this year’s Grammy ceremonies than any other record label. With a total of eight Grammy wins, Concord beat out all major labels and independents, including Warner Bros. Records, Atlantic Records, and Island Def Jam, respectively.

Concord Music Group and its family of imprints enjoyed a host of big wins including Paul McCartney’s “Kisses on the Bottom,” (Hear Music) for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album; Arturo Sandoval, “Dear Diz: Every Day I Think of You,” for Best Large Jazz Ensemble; Steep Canyon Rangers “Nobody Knows You,” (Rounder) for Best Bluegrass Album and multiple wins for Chick Corea and Esperanza Spalding.

Below is the complete list of Concord Music Group GRAMMY winners:

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Kisses on the Bottom

Paul McCartney

[Hear Music]

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Hot House

Gary Burton & Chick Corea, soloists

Track from: Hot House

[Concord Jazz]

Best Instrumental Composition

Mozart Goes Dancing

Chick Corea, composer (Chick Corea & GaryBurton)

Track from: Hot House

[Concord Jazz]

Best Jazz Vocal Album

Radio Music Society

Esperanza Spalding

[Heads Up International]

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

City of Roses

Thara Memory & Esperanza Spalding, arrangers (Esperanza Spalding)

Track from: Radio Music Society

[Heads Up International]

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You)

Arturo Sandoval

[Concord Jazz]

Best Bluegrass Album

Nobody Knows You

Steep Canyon Rangers


Best Album Notes

Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles

Billy Vera, album notes writer (Ray Charles)