Metallica, Foo Fighters, Gregg Allman among artists with multiple Grammy nominations
ByThe nominees for the 60th Grammy Awards were announced this morning and while most of the major categories were dominated by young pop, rap and R&B acts, a number of veteran artists also are in the running for some prestigious honors. Among the older musicians receiving multiple nominations are Metallica, Foo Fighters and the late Gregg Allman. Metallica received nods in the Best Rock Album and Best Rock Song categories, for Hardwired…To Self-Destruct and "Atlas, Rise!," respectively. Foo Fighters also nabbed a Best Rock Song nomination, for "Run," which will compete for the Best Rock Performance as well. Allman, who died in May, received nominations for Best Americana Album for his posthumous record, Southern Blood, and for Best American Roots Song, for the tune "My Only True Friend." Acclaimed Canadian singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen, who died in November 2016, also was a two-time nominee, for Best Rock Performance for "You Want It Darker" and Best American Roots Performance for "Steer My Way." Other veteran rock acts vying for trophies at next year's Grammys are Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, the late Chris Cornell, and The Grateful Dead. Dylan's three-disc standards collection Triplicate is up for the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album award, The Stones' Blue & Lonesome is in the running for Best Traditional Blues Album, Springsteen will vie for Best Spoken Word Album for the audio version of his memoir Born to Run, and Cornell's tune "The Promise" landed a nod for Best Rock Performance. As for The Dead, the band's expansive documentary Long Strange Trip is nominated for Best Music Film. Check out the full list of nominees at Grammy.com. The 60th Grammy Awards will be presented January 28 at New York's Madison Square Garden and broadcast live on CBS. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.