Burt receives two Grammy nominations

Congratulations to Burt! Burt Bacharach received two Grammy Award nominations yesterday. Burt was nominated in the Best Pop Instrumental Performance Category for “In Our Time,” a collaboration with Chris Botti, and in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category for At This Time, his new CD. In addition, two performances of Bacharach compositions also received Grammy nominations: Seal’s recording of Walk On By was nominated in the Best Male Pop Vocal Performance category and Aretha Franklin’s performance of “A House Is Not A Home” from the album So Amazing: An All Star Tribute to Luther Vandross was nominated in the Best Traditional R&B Performance category. The 48th annual Grammy Awards will take place on Feb. 8, 2006, at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS.