Radmilla Cody Earns Grammy Nomination
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has named the final
nominees for its 55th Annual Grammy® Awards.
Canyon Records artist, Radmilla
Cody, has been nominated for Shi Keyah - Songs for the People, in the Best
Regional Roots Album category.
Northern Arizona University and is pursuing a MA in Sociology.
Radmilla was the 46th Miss Navajo and is the subject of “Hearing Radmilla”, a documentary produced and directed by Angela Webb. She is a domestic violence advocate and founder of “Strong Spirit…Life is Beautiful not Abusive” campaign which addresses teen dating violence.
This year’s Grammy® nomination brings Canyon’s total nominations to 31, the most for companies specializing in Native American music. Canyon earned its first Grammy® for Best Native American Album for Bless the People by Verdell Primeaux and Johnny Mike.
Shi Keyah - Songs for the People is the first Native American
album to be a nominee in the Regional Roots category. Through 2010 Native
American music had a separate Grammy® category. In 2011, NARAS combined it in a
Regional Roots category with Hawaiian, zydeco and polka music.
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