December 12, 2016 at 9:34 AM
Reservoir is proud to congratulate all of our songwriters who have worked on Grammy-nominated music this year! Reservoir writers contributed to a total of nine nods. Read below for a full list:
Dangerous Woman performed by Ariana Grande is nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album. The album features four tracks co-written by Steven Franks: “Leave Me Lonely” feat. Macy Gray, “Knew Better/Forever Boy,” “Let Me Love You” feat. Lil Wayne, and “I Don’t Care”.
22, a Million performed by Bon Iver is nominated for Best Alternative Music Album. The album features “00000 Million” which includes a sample of Fionn Regan’s “Abacus”.
“No Problem” performed by Chance The Rapper featuring 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne is nominated for Best Rap Performance.
Coloring Book by Chance The Rapper is nominated for Best Rap Album. The album features “No Problem” featuring 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne and co-written by 2 Chainz.
And The Anonymous Nobody by De La Soul is nominated for Best Rap Album. The album features “Whoodeeni” featuring and co-written by 2 Chainz.
Major Key by DJ Khaled is nominated for Best Rap Album. The album features “For Free” featuring Drake, which includes a sample of Too $hort’s “Blow The Whistle” and “Work For It” featuring 2 Chainz, Big Sean, and Gucci Mane.
The Life Of Pablo by Kanye West is nominated for Best Rap Album. The album features “Fade” featuring Post Malone and Ty Dolla $ign and includes a sample of Aaliyah’s “Rock The Boat”.
In addition, Chance The Rapper also earned a nod for Best New Artist coming off the success of his latest album Coloring Book which features the 2 Chainz collaboration, “No Problem”.
Reservoir would also like to extend congratulations to Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble for their nominations for Best Music Film for The Music Of Strangers and Best World Music Album for Sing Me Home. Reservoir President Golnar Khosrowshahi serves as President and Board Chair of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silkroad Organization.