40. Best Regional Mexican Or Tejano Album


Pepe Aguilar



Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea

[Shea Records/East Side Records]

Amor A La Musica

Mariachi Los Arrieros Del Valle

[Los Arrieros]

Eres Un Farsante

Paquita La Del Barrio

[Balboa Records, Co]

Huevos Rancheros

Joan Sebastian


41. Best Banda Or Norteño Album

Estare Mejor

El Güero Y Su Banda Centenario

[A.R.C. Discos]

Intocable 2011


[Good I Music]

Los Tigres Del Norte And Friends

Los Tigres Del Norte


El Árbol

Los Tucanes De Tijuana


No Vengo A Ver Si Puedo... Si Por Que Puedo Vengo

Michael Salgado

[Zurdo Records]

42. Best Tropical Latin Album

Homenaje A Los Rumberos

Edwin Bonilla

[Sonic Projects Records]

The Last Mambo


[Eventus/Sony Music Latin]


José Rizo's Mongorama

[Saungu Records]

43. Best Americana Album

Emotional Jukebox

Linda Chorney

[Dance More Less War Records]

Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down

Ry Cooder

[Perro Verde Records LLC/Nonesuch]

Hard Bargain

Emmylou Harris


Ramble At The Ryman

Levon Helm

[Vanguard/Dirt Farmer Music]


Lucinda Williams

[Lost Highway Records]

44. Best Bluegrass Album

Paper Airplane

Alison Krauss & Union Station


Reason And Rhyme: Bluegrass Songs By Robert Hunter & Jim Lauderdale

Jim Lauderdale

[Sugar Hill Records]

Rare Bird Alert

Steve Martin And The Steep Canyon Rangers


Old Memories: The Songs Of Bill Monroe

The Del McCoury Band

[McCoury Music]

A Mother's Prayer

Ralph Stanley

[Rebel Records]

Sleep With One Eye Open

Chris Thile & Michael Daves


45. Best Blues Album

Low Country Blues

Gregg Allman


Roadside Attractions

Marcia Ball


Man In Motion

Warren Haynes

[Stax Records]

The Reflection

Keb Mo

[Yolabelle International/Ryko Records]


Tedeschi Trucks Band


46. Best Folk Album

Barton Hollow

The Civil Wars

[Sensibility Music LLC]

I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive

Steve Earle

[New West Records]

Helplessness Blues

Fleet Foxes

[Sub Pop]

Ukulele Songs

Eddie Vedder

[Monkeywrench Inc./Universal Republic]

The Harrow & The Harvest

Gillian Welch

[Acony Records]

47. Best Regional Roots Music Album

Can't Sit Down

C.J. Chenier

[World Village]

Wao Akua - The Forest Of The Gods

George Kahumoku, Jr.

[Daniel Ho Creations]

Rebirth Of New Orleans

Rebirth Brass Band

[Basin Street Records]

Grand Isle

Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys

[Mamou Playboy Records]

Not Just Another Polka

Jimmy Sturr & His Orchesta

[Starr Record]

48. Best Reggae Album

Harlem-Kingston Express Live!

Monty Alexander

[Motéma Music]

Reggae Knights

Israel Vibration


Revelation Pt 1: The Root Of Life

Stephen Marley

[Tuff Gong/Universal Republic]

Wild And Free

Ziggy Marley

[Tuff Gong Worldwide]

Summer In Kingston


[Ranch Entertainment]

49. Best World Music Album



[World Circuit/Nonesuch]

Africa For Africa

Femi Kuti

[Knitting Factory Records]

Songs From A Zulu Farm

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

[Razor & Tie]



[Anti Records]

50. Best Children's Album

All About Bullies... Big And Small

(Various Artists)

James Cravero, Gloria Domina, Kevin Mackie, Steve Pullara & Patrick Robinson, producers

[Cool Beans Music & East Coast Recording Co.]

Are We There Yet?

The Papa Hugs Band


Fitness Rock & Roll

Miss Amy

[Ionian Productions, Inc]


The Banana Plant

[The Banana Plant]

I Love: Tom T. Hall's Songs Of Fox Hollow

(Various Artists)

Eric Brace & Peter Cooper, producers

[Red Beet Records]

51. Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling)


Tina Fey

[Hachette Audio]

Fab Fan Memories - The Beatles Bond

(Various Artists)

Nathan Burbank, Bryan Cumming, Dennis Scott & David Toledo, producers

[WannaBeats Records]

Hamlet (William Shakespeare)

Dan Donohue & Various Artists - Oregon Shakespeare Festival

[Blackstone Audio Inc]

If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won't)

Betty White

[Penguin Audio]

The Mark Of Zorro

Val Kilmer & Cast

[Blackstone Audio Inc.]