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Contemporary Instrumental

Genre

Contemporary Instrumental

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Music Facts: Contemporary Instrumental

  • Contemporary instrumental music covers several genres, but it contains a distinctly modern element that sets it apart from other instrumental styles. 

  • The Contemporary Instrumental Music Field was first introduced at the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2015; the Best Pop Instrumental Album category was renamed Best Contemporary Instrumental Album that same year. 

  • Of the past six GRAMMY Awards shows, the band Snarky Puppy has won the GRAMMY for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album three times. 

All GRAMMY Awards and Nominations for Contemporary Instrumental