Tony Iommi Nominated For 2020 Grammy Awards
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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi has been nominated for the 2020 Grammy awards, alongside other rock acts such as Tool and Chris Cornell. The awarding ceremony will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on the 26th of January 2020.
Tony Iommi was nominated for his work on Candlemass’ “Astorolus – The Great Octopus” for The Best Metal Performance category. Sharing this category is Tool, with their Fear Inoculum LP’s “7empest” for the aforementioned category, while the title track was recognized for the Best Rock Song category.
For the late Chris Cornell, his boxed set received the Best Historical Package nomination.
Here are the competitors in each of these artist’s categories:
Best Rock Song
“Fear Inoculum,” Danny Carey, Justin Chancellor, Adam Jones & Maynard James Keenan, songwriters (Tool)
“Give Yourself a Try,” George Daniel, Adam Hann, Matthew Healy & Ross MacDonald, songwriters (The 1975)
“Harmony Hall,” Ezra Koenig, songwriter (Vampire Weekend)
“History Repeats,” Brittany Howard, songwriter (Brittany Howard)
“This Land,” Gary Clark Jr., songwriter (Gary Clark Jr.)
Best Metal Performance
“Astorlus – The Great Octopus,” Candlemass Featuring Tony Iommi
“Humanicide,” Death Angel
“Bow Down,” I Prevail
“Unleashed,” Killswitch Engage
Best Recording Package
Anonimas & Resilientes, Voces Del Bullerengue
Chris Cornell, Chris Cornell
Hold That Tiger, the Muddy Basin Ramblers