Local artists up for Grammys

It’s a noteworthy night for Alastair Moock, Lori McKenna, and Kimber Ludiker.

Associated Press

As the Grammys get underway tonight at 8 on CBS, several artists recently profiled in the pages of the Globe Magazine will be vying for awards. Competing in the Best Children’s Album category is Medford-based Alastair Moock and his Singing Our Way Through: Songs for the World’s Bravest Kids. That album grew out of his daughter’s struggle with cancer, a journey chronicled by Holly Lebowitz Rossi in the cover story “Little Folk” (August 25, 2013). Meanwhile, Lori McKenna, the Stoughton-based, Nashville-oriented singer-songwriter profiled by staff writer Scott Helman (“Writing Her Heart Out,” March 11, 2012), co-wrote two of the songs up for awards: “I Want Crazy” by phenom Hunter Hayes, nominated for Best Country Solo Performance, and “Your Side of the Bed,” which earned the soulful quartet Little Big Town a nomination for Best Country Duo/Group Performance. The Boston group Della Mae, whose Kimber Ludiker was the subject of a First Person column in the July 21, 2013, issue, is up for Best Bluegrass Album for This World Oft Can Be.

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