Shore Fire Media’s Twenty-Seven 2022 Grammy Nominations Highlight Breadth of Roster across R&B, Electronic, Global, Roots, Jazz, Comedy, Gospel and More

Bonobo, Jacob Collier, Rhiannon Giddens, Angelique Kidjo and Maverick City Music Earn Multiple Nominations; Single Lock Records Gets Three Nods; PJ Morton Nominated for Fifth Straight Year

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / November 29, 2021 / Shore Fire Media, a subsidiary of Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLPN), congratulates the clients and projects it represented during the past GRAMMY year who collectively earned twenty-seven nominations, reflecting the breadth of the company's roster across R&B, Electronic, Global, Roots, Folk, Jazz, Blues, Gospel, Contemporary Christian, Comedy and other genres.

Maverick City Music earned four nominations this year for Best Gospel Album and Best Gospel Performance/Song, plus Best Contemporary Christian Music Album and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song. Shore Fire client Single Lock Records collectively earned three nominations for their artists in the following categories: Best Traditional Blues Album (Cedric Burnside), Best American Roots Performance (Blind Boys of Alabama + Bela Fleck), and Best Regional Roots Album (Cha Wa). Bonobo, Jacob Collier, Rhiannon Giddens and Angelique Kidjo each added two nominations to their already impressive Grammy histories, and PJ Morton was nominated for a fifth consecutive year, this time for Best Traditional R&B Performance.

Additional 2022 nominees include: Sylvan Esso for Best Dance/Electronic Music Album; Patricia Barber for Best Immersive Audio Album; Angelique Kidjo for Best Global Music Album; Angelique Kidjo & Burna Boy for Best Global Music Performance; Rhiannon Giddens, Justin Robinson & Francesco Turrisi for Best American Roots Song; Valerie June ft. Carla Thomas for Best American Roots Song; Jacob Collier for Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals; Esperanza Spalding for Best Jazz Vocal Album; Pat Metheny Best Jazz Instrumental Album; Tasha Cobbs Leonard for Best Gospel Album; Robert Marovich for Best Album Notes (for The King Of Gospel Music: The Life And Music Of Reverend James Cleveland); Cory Henry for Best Progressive R&B Album; Jamie Hartman, Jennifer Hudson & Carole King Best Song Written For Visual Media; Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross for Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media; and Lavell Crawford for Best Comedy Album.

The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast Monday, January 31st at 8PM ET on CBS.

For a full list of nominees, look HERE.

About Shore Fire Media

Shore Fire Media (a division of Dolphin Entertainment) represents artists and culture makers at the top of their fields. The company's dedicated teams in New York, Los Angeles, and Nashville wield extensive, varied expertise to strategically amplify narratives and shape reputations for career-advancing effect. Shore Fire Media represents top recording artists in multiple genres, songwriters, music producers, record labels, music industry businesses, venues, trade organizations, authors, comedians, social media personalities and cultural institutions.

About Dolphin Entertainment

Dolphin Entertainment is a leading independent entertainment marketing and production company. Through our subsidiaries 42West, The Door, Shore Fire Media and B/HI (a division of 42West), we provide expert strategic marketing and publicity services to many of the top brands, both individual and corporate, in the film, television, music, gaming and hospitality industries. All three PR firms were ranked among the most recent Observer's "Power 50" PR Firms in the United States, an unprecedented achievement. Viewpoint Creative and Be Social complement their efforts with full-service creative branding and production capabilities as well as social media and influencer marketing services. Dolphin's legacy content production business, founded by Emmy-nominated CEO Bill O'Dowd, has produced multiple feature films and award-winning digital series. Dolphin's Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) division is dedicated to designing, producing, distributing and promoting NFTs for itself and its clients within the film, television, music, gaming, epicurean, and technology industries. The NFTs division is composed of executives across all six of Dolphin's wholly-owned subsidiaries blending their collective expertise in creative services, digital design, production, marketing, sales and public relations. To learn more, visit:

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SOURCE: Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.

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