Norway’s Grammy (Spellemannspris) – Cracks Between the Genres – How many fell through this year?
Norway’s Spellemannspris (Grammy) is a chance for many who have released albums of high artistic quality and merit in the course of the last year, to be judged on an even playing field, to receive recognition, increased exposure and possibly sales.
“Americana” , “Roots”, and many “Singer-songwriter” albums fall through the cracks (between the chairs) of the Country, Blues, Rock, Pop and Vise categories in Norway every year since the abolition of the more encompassing “Roots” category a few years ago.
The rules for entering an album for Spellemannspris (Grammy) consideration Artists with a clear Americana/Roots
That is because it often belongs to all of the above mentioned genres – but none will take responsibility for