SESAC affiliates made an impressive showing at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards which were telecast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Songwriters Tourist (PRS) and Jimmy Napes (PRS) took home Song of the Year honors for Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me.” Napes was also recognized as a producer for his work on the song which also was named Record of the Year.
Acclaimed artist/songwriter Robert Glasper was the winner in the category of Best Traditional R&B Performance for “Jesus Children” from his Black Radio 2 release.
Sam Smith along with Mary J. Blige performed a breathtaking version of SESAC-affiliated song “Stay With Me” during the awards show. In addition, Latin superstar Juanes performed “Juntos,” his new song from the Disney movie McFarland USA. “Juntos” was co-written by Columbian artist/hit songwriter and SESAC affiliate Fonseca.