This Sunday at the 54th Grammy Awards. The Mamou Playboys are nominated in the Best Regional Roots Album category, which also includes zydeco veteran C. J. Chenier, Rebirth Brass Band of New Orleans, Hawaiian artist George Kahumoku Jr. and polka star Jimmy Sturr. Winners will be announced in a pre-telecast ceremony at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The ceremony will be streamed live online at www.grammy.com. The Grammy's live broadcast begins at 7 p.m. on CBS.

We are so lucky to live in an area that has such a diverse and wonderful musical heritage! Good luck to Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, and CJ Chenier from all of us here at 97.3 the DAWG!