Gary Clark Jr. collects 3 Grammys including Best Contemporary Blues Album

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US-based blues guitarist Gary Clark Jr. has swept up three awards at the 62nd Annual Grammys for Best Contemporary Blues Album, Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song. The guitarist was also nominated for Best Music Video, which went to rapper Lil Nas X and singer-songwriter Billy Ray Cyrus for their country-inspired hip-hop collaboration, Old Town Road.

Clark Jr. won the Best Contemporary Blues Album award for his latest record, This Land, and scooped the other two awards for the album's titular track.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.