Congratulations! To All NYU Alumni Who Received Grammy Nominations

Ready for the Grammy season? The awards ceremony is still a few months away, but we’re already cheering with #VioletPride for this year’s nominees! Jump below to find out which NYU alumni will get a chance to take home a trophy from this year’s 63rd Grammy Awards. (Link opens in new tab)

Also, check out the list of NYU alumni nominees and winners from the 2020 Grammy Awards.  

Album of the Year

  • Emily Lazar (STEINHARDT ’96),  Everyday Life, Djesse Vol. 3, Women in Music Pt. III

Song of the Year

  • Emily Warren (TSOA ’15), Don't Start Now

Best Musical Theater Album

  • Sean Patrick Flahaven (TSOA '97), Amélie
  • Alan Menken (ARTS ’72, HON ’00), Little Shop of Horrors
  • Daniel Messe (TSOA '93), Amélie
  • Lauren Patten (TSOA), Jagged Little Pill
  • Nathan Tysen (TSOA '01), Amélie
  • Will Van Dyke (TSOA '05), Little Shop of Horrors

Best Music Film

  • Jason Baum (TSOA '08), Beastie Boys Story
  • Jenny Steingart (WSC '90), We Are Freestyle Love Supreme

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

  • Cole M.G.N. (TSOA '07), Hyperspace

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • Lady Gaga (TSOA), Rain on Me

Best Dance/Electronic Album

  • Arca (TSOA '12), Kick I

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

  • Andrew Watt (STEINHARDT, TSOA)

And a Special Shoutout to these alumni for their Grammy-nominated work:

  • David Biral (TSOA '15) and Denzel Baptiste (TSOA '14), aka Take a Daytrip, producers, Future Nostalgia (Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album)
  • Nija Charles (TSOA), songwriter,  "Rain on Me" (Best Pop Duo/Group Performance), "Happy 2 Be Here" (Best R&B Album), "Ungodly Hour" (Best Progressive R&B Album), "Chromatica" (Best Pop Vocal Album), "Black is King" (Best Music Film)

There are so many amazing alumni creating can't-miss tunes, sometimes it's hard to keep track! Did we miss someone? Please let us know!

Send an email to alumni.info@nyu.edu.