(The Recording Academy asked some of this year's first-time GRAMMY nominees to collect their thoughts and share what it feels like to be nominated for a GRAMMY.)
(Actor and singer/songwriter Mack Wilds, aka Tristan Wilds, is nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album for New York: A Love Story. Released in 2013, the album features 13 tracks, including collaborations with rappers Doug E. Fresh, Method Man and Raekwon.)
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