The 55th Annual Grammy Nominations are out and artists who play Deering banjos are heavily represented - including one of the biggest categories of them all, Album of the Year!

Banjos are definitely in vogue and successful artists are not just playing any banjo - they are playing American made Deering banjos!

55th Annual Grammy Nominations - Deering Artists

Mumford and Sons - Babel Mumford & Sons

Album of the Year
Babel - Mumford & Sons

Best Rock Performance
I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons

Best Rock Song
I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons

Best New Artist
The Lumineers

Best Country Solo Performance
Home - Dierks Bentley
Springsteen - Eric Church

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Avett Brothers - Carpenter Avett Brothers

Safe & Sound - Taylor Swift (with the Civil Wars)

Best Country Song
Springsteen - Eric Church

Best Americana Album

The Carpenter - The Avett Brothers
Babel - Mumford & Sons

Best Bluegrass Album

Beat The Devil And Carry A Rail - Noam Pikelny

Nobody Knows You - Steep Canyon Rangers

Noam Pikelny - Beat The Devil And Carry A Rail Noam Pikelny
Beat The Devil And Carry A Rail

Best Folk Album
Leaving Eden - Carolina Chocolate Drops

Best Song Written For Visual Media
Learn Me Right (From Brave) - Mumford & Sons
Safe & Sound (From the Hunger Games) - Taylor Swift

Best Album Notes
Banjo Diary: Lessons From Tradition - Stephen Wade

Producer of the Year
Markus Dravs - Babel - Mumford & Sons

Best Long Form Music Video
Big Easy Express - Mumford & Sons (with Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Old Crow Medicine Show)


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