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Three Louisiana artists win awards at 2019 Grammys

7 months 2 days 17 hours ago Monday, February 11 2019 Feb 11, 2019 February 11, 2019 5:39 AM February 11, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: WWL-TV

LOS ANGELES - Three Louisiana artists earned awards at 2019 Grammys at the Staple Center in Los Angeles.

WWL-TV reports that New Orleans native P.J. Morton took home Best Traditional R&B Performance "for new vocal or instrumental traditional R&B recordings."

Morton, the Maroon 5 keyboardist, earned the award for "How Deep is Your Love," featuring Yebba. He tied for the titled with Leon Bridge for his song "Bet Ain't Worth the Hand."

Teerence Blanchard, also a New Orleans native, won the Best Instrumental Composition for his work on "Blood and Soil" for the soundtrack of the movie "BlacKKKlansman."

Lafayette native Lauren Daigle won two different awards for contemporary Christian music. Daigle took home Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for "Look Up Child" and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for "You Say."

Click here to see the list of other Grammy winners.

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