The Grammy Awards (stylized as GRAMMY), or simply known as the Grammys, are awards presented by the Recording Academy of the United States to recognize "outstanding" achievements in the music industry. They are regarded by many as the most prestigious and significant awards in the music industry worldwide. The 66th GRAMMY Awards was held in Los Angeles on Sunday 4 February where various artists coming to Town Hall and Symphony Hall were nominated, including Samara Joy who won her nomination for the Best Jazz Performance category!
B:Music venues, Town Hall and Symphony Hall have hosted their fair share of GRAMMY Award winning artists and nominees over the years and we’re set to see more in 2024!
On 10 February, nominated singer-songwriter Carlene Carter and Jerry Douglas joins Transatlantic Sessions for an unmissable performance at Symphony Hall.
Two-time winning singer and instrumentalist, Rhiannon Giddens returns to Town Hall on 22 February with her brand of folk music and contemporary sensibilities. Giddens has centred her work around the mission of lifting up people whose contributions to American musical history have previously been overlooked or erased, and advocating for a more accurate understanding of the country’s musical origins through art. Giddens was been nominated for the Best American Roots Performance and Best Americana Album categories at this year’s Awards.
Three-time winner, American rock, folk, blues and country music singer-songwriter, Lucinda Williams returns to Town Hall on 1 March.
Britain’s leading musical theatre star, double Olivier Award-winning, GRAMMY nominated and multi-platinum recording artist, Michael Ball returns to Symphony Hall on 25 March.
Nitin Sawhney CBE returns to Town Hall on 8 April. The recipient of the Ivor Novello 2017 Lifetime Achievement award is one of the most distinctive and versatile musical voices around today.
On 25 April, Samara Joy will perform at Town Hall with her GRAMMY-Award winning and chart-topping album, ‘Linger Awhile’. Known for her rich and velvety yet precociously refined voice, Joy has already earned fans like Anita Baker and Regina King, with appearances on the TODAY Show, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, cementing her status as perhaps the first Gen Z jazz singing star. In February 2023, Joy took home two GRAMMYs for Best Jazz Vocal Album and the auspicious Best New Artist award. Joy won the Best Jazz Performance category at this year’s GRAMMY Awards.
Five-time GRAMMY Award winning artist Dionne Warwick is set to perform at Symphony Hall on 11 May as she recalls her unforgettable journey through her fascinating life story and one of the most successful music careers of our times.
Richard Marx is set to perform at Symphony Hall on 19 May. The GRAMMY Award winning singer, songwriter, producer and best-selling author will play hits from his 40+ year career featuring fan favourites, new songs and a few special surprises with support from Rumer.
Very few singers over the last 50 years have matched Gladys Knight’s artistry and the seven-time GRAMMY Award winning artist shows no sign of stopping with a performance at Symphony Hall on 25 June.
Later on in the year, Engelbert Humperdinck returns to Symphony Hall on 10 September. Boasting a career spanning over 50 years including 65 gold albums and 35 platinum, four GRAMMY nominations, a Golden Globe and stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, this performance will prove to be unforgettable.
Don’t miss these amazing artists and many more coming up this year at Town Hall and Symphony Hall!