The 59th Grammy Nominations have arrived. Comedy, no stranger to the awards boasts a big list of heavy hitters for 2017. In the mix are David Cross’ first album in five years, Amy Schumer’s latest effort via HBO special turned album, Patton Oswalt’s Emmy winning album, as well as Tig Notaro and Margaret Cho’s albums.
BEST COMEDY ALBUM
… America … Great … — David Cross
American Myth — Margaret Cho
Boyish Girl Interrupted — Tig Notaro
Live at the Apollo — Amy Schumer
Talking For Clapping — Patton Oswalt
In addition to Best Comedy Album, Schumer also received a nomination for “Best Spoken Word Album” with her audio book.
BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM (includes poetry, audio books & storytelling):
The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo — Amy Schumer
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards take place February 12th, 2017 on CBS.