January 29, 2018 | Number of The Day
Number of Grammy nominees from New Jersey

As the state that gave the world Frank Sinatra and Bruce Springsteen, New Jersey has more than enough street cred. No surprise then, that there were 13 Grammy nominees who either hail from or live in the Garden State at last night’s gala:

  • Jack Antonoff (Bergenfield)
  • Cardi B (Englewood)
  • Jean and Marcus Baylor (nominated for their band The Baylor Project, from Morristown)
  • Bill Charlap (Director of Jazz Studies at William Paterson University in Wayne)
  • Tom Coyne (Elizabeth)
  • Alex Han (Tenafly)
  • Ice-T (nominated in his band Body Count, from Newark)
  • Jake Luhrs (nominated as part of the band August Burns Red, from Montclair)
  • Christian McBride (Montclair)
  • James Murphy (Princeton Junction)
  • Robert Randolph (nominated with his band Robert Randolph and the Family Band, from Irvington)
  • Bruce Springsteen (New Jersey)
  • SZA (Maplewood)
  • Honorable mention: Ted Resnick from Flemington installed the red carpet!