Recent Ravinia Artists Receiving Top 2014 Honors


Every season we are proud to bring you the best artists from all over the world. It's amazing to see our artists honored year after year for their hard work and this year is no different. Here is just a sample of the recent Ravinia artists receiving top honors for their work in the past year. Congratulations on the Grammy nominations and good luck!


Best Pop Instrumental

The Beat - Boney James

Handpicked - Earl Klugh

Summer Horns - Dave Koz, Gerald Albright , Mindi Abair & Richard Elliott


Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Viva Duets - Tony Bennett

Now - Dionne Warwick


Best R&B Song

Only One - PJ Morton


Best R&B Album

Love in the Future - John Legend


Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

Power Trip - J.Cole ft Miguel

Now or Never – Kendrick Lamar ft. Mary J. Blige


Best Country Solo Performance

Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker


Best Country Album

Night Train - Jason Aldean


Best American Roots Song

Invisible – Steve Earle & The Dukes (& Duchesses)

Love Has Come For You – Steve Martin & Edie Brickell

Shrimp Po-Boy, Dressed – Allen Troussaint


Best Americana Album

Love Has Come For You – Steve Martin & Edie Brickell

Old Yellow Moon – Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell

Buddy and Jim – Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale

One True Vine – Mavis Staples


Best World Music Album

Savor Flamenco – Gipsy Kings

Live: Singing For Peace Around The World – Ladysmith Black Mambazo

No Place For My Dream – Femi Kuti

The Living Room Sessions Part 2 – Ravi Shankar (Posthumus)


Best Children’s Album

Recess – Justin Roberts

The Mighty Sky – Best Nielson Chapman


Best Song Writing for Visual Media

We Both Know – Colbie Caillat & Gavin DeGraw


Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package

How Do You Do (Limited Edition Box Set) – Mayer Hawthorne


Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Lindberg: Piano Concerto No. 2 - Yefim Bronfman soloist

Salonen: Violin Concerto – Leila Josefowicz


Best Classical Vocal Solo

Winter Morning Walks – Dawn Upshaw

Drama Queens – Joyce DiDonato


Best Classical Compendium

Hindemith: Violinkonzert; Symphonic Metamorphosis; Konzertmusik - Christoph Eschenbach


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