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Three Norwegian Grammy nominations

By Tina Brodal Posted: 25. Nov, 2019

Morten Lindberg and Leif Ove Andsnes have been nominated for three recordings.

Last week, the American Recording Academy released the names of the nominees for the 62nd edition of The Grammy Awards 2020. The award ceremony takes place on January 26.

Norway is represented by three nominations. In addition, Norwegians are involved in five productions that are nominated, without being nominated themselves.

Read more: Norwegian Grammy winners and nominations throughout the years (list in Norwegian). 


Morten Lindberg is nominated in the category “Best immersive audio album” and “Producer of the year, classic”.

The first category is for the album LUX (Anita Brevik, Trondheimsolistene & Nidarosdomens Jentekor).

In the “Producer of the Year, Classical” category, Lindberg is nominated for the following recordings:

– Himmelborgen (Elisabeth Holte, Kåre Nordstoga & Uranienborg Vokalensemble)
– Kleiberg: Do You Believe In Heather? (Various Artists)
– Ljos (Fauna Vokalkvintett)
– LUX (Anita Brevik, Trondheimsolistene & Nidarosdomens Jentekor)
– Trachea (Tone Bianca Sparre Dahl & Schola Cantorum)
– Veneliti (Håkon Daniel Nystedt & Oslo Kammerkor)

Leif Ove Andsnes is nominated in the category “Best Classic Solo Vocal Album” for the album SCHUMANN: LIEDERKREIS OP. 24, CORE SONG OP. 35 with vocalist Matthias Goerne.

Following this year’s nominations, Leif Ove Andsnes has been nominated 11 times and Morten Lindberg 28 times. Lindberg’s record label, 2L, has received 36 nominations. This is the 12th year in a row Lindberg has been nominated.

Nominations involving Norwegians

In addition to the nominations above, these songwriters, producers, composers and artists have contributed to a work / song / album that has been nominated:

Best Pop Duo / Group Performance:

SEÑORITA with Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, the song is co-written and co-produced by Cashmere Cat.

Best Urban Modern Album:

“BEING HUMAN IN PUBLIC” by Jessie Reyez, Fred Ball co-wrote and co-produced the song “Apple Juice”.

Best R&B Album:

“ELLA MAI” by Ella Mai, Caroline Ailin has co-written the song “Gut Feeling”.

Best constructed non-classical albums:

“ALL THESE THINGS” by Thomas Dybdahl – the technical production team is nominated for best technical production of a non-classic album.

Best immersive audio album:

“KVERNDOKK: SYMPHONIC DANCES” written by Gisle Kverndokk for Stavanger Symphony Orchestra is nominated for the technical production.

If you have any information about other nominations that Norwegians are involved in please contact us on post@musicnorway.no.


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