sweet cecilia earns grammy nomination
The band, Sweet Cecilia, has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Regional Roots Album Category for their album, A Tribute to Al Berard. The tribute album honors their late father and uncle, Albert "Pyook" Berard, a singer, songwriter, and Grammy-nominated musician from Cecilia, Louisiana.
Sweet Cecilia includes award-winning singers and songwriters Laura Berard Huval, Maegan Berard Rankin, and Callie Guidry. "We are thrilled about the Grammy nomination for our album, A Tribute to Al Berard," said Laura. "The album features original songs written by my father, who was a world-renowned musician and a pioneer of the Acadian/Creole culture."
Guest musicians included Kyle Hebert, Adrian Huval, Dwayne Brasseaux, Keith Blanchard, Karleen Berard, Gary Usie, Shane Guidry, Ronnie Eades, and James Spells. It was produced by Tony Daigle and Sweet Cecilia. The album was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Tony Daigle at the Al Berard Recording Studio and Electric Comoland.
The album can be ordered online at www.sweetceciliagirls.com or on all streaming service websites. All proceeds from the album sales benefit the Al Berard Memorial Music Fund at Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA). The Fund provides instruments to students, offers music scholarships to students of all ages, and supports community projects that support the arts and our cultural heritage.
The 63rd annual Grammy Awards will be held on Sunday, January 31, 2021, and will be broadcast on CBS.
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“Sweet Cecilia should be performing in Nashville and touring across the country and the globe. These women are the total package with immense talent, good looks and down home personalities that can turn the coldest hearts into mush.”