Deering Banjo Artists Nominated for Grammy Awards

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Abundance of Deering Banjo Artists Proves the Popularity of the Banjo

Deering Artists Mumford and Sons

Mumford and Sons - Babel

The 2013 Grammy Award Nominations were announced on Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 and proves the fact that the banjo has gone mainstream. Deering Artists were nominated in 13 different categories - including such major categories as Album of the Year and Best Rock Song. Deering Banjo Artists nominated were Mumford and Sons, Taylor Swift, The Avett Brothers, Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, The Carolina Chocolate Drops, Noam Pikelny, The Steep Canyon Rangers, and Stephen Wade.

55th Annual Grammy Nominations – Deering Artists

Album of the Year
Babel – Mumford & Sons

Best Rock Performance
I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons

Best Rock Song
I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons

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

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
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

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)

Deering Banjo Company was founded in 1975 and has grown to become the largest manufacturer of American made banjos in the world. Located in Spring Valley, CA, Deering produces all of its quality 4-string, 5-string, 6-string, and 12-string banjos in the same US facility and boasts the most knowledgeable team in the industry. Deering is proud to have artists such as Bela Fleck, Mumford and Sons, Steve Martin, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, the Avett Brothers, and Dropkick Murphys play their banjos. Visit to learn more about Deering Banjos or call their toll free number 800-845-7791.

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