@Motema music’s @I_GregoryPorter receives a Best Traditional R&B Performance Grammy nomination for “Real Good Hands”.

“Phenomenal soul/jazz singer Gregory Porter’s “Real Good Hands” off his dynamite Motéma Music release Be Good, has received a Best Traditional R&B Performance nomination for the 55th Annual Grammy® Awards, broadcasting live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 10, 2013. This marks Porter’s second Grammy nomination. His first was in the Best Jazz Vocal Album category for Water, his breakthrough debut album (a rare feat), which was released in 2010 and featured the international hit “1960 What?”.

“Porter fuses jazz and soul better than anybody working these days…

Very Highly Recommended.” -Soul Tracks
“Gregory Porter is…not only a powerful new  voice in jazz, but…undoubtedly the real deal with unbridled staying  power in the realm of pop, soul and gospel as well.” -The Urban Flux”
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A well deserved honor for one of my favorite artists.
-ELW