And The Nominees Are…

The ultimate honor and accomplishment for a musician is a GRAMMY. Getting nominated is simply an incredible accomplishment. Winning a GRAMMY, that’s another thing. There are 84 GRAMMY categories with 4 of those recognizing the best in country music. Earlier today, the nominees for the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards were announced. Below are the country music nominees.

Best Country Solo PerformanceFor new vocal or instrumental solo country recordings.
‘Body Like A Backroad’ – Sam Hunt
‘Losing You’ – Alison Krauss
‘Tin Man’ – Miranda Lambert
‘I Could Use A Love Song’ – Maren Morris
‘Either Way’ – Chris Stapleton

Best Country Duo/Group PerformanceFor new vocal or instrumental duo/group or collaborative country recordings.
‘It Ain’t My Fault’ – Brothers Osborne
‘My Old Man’ – Zac Brown Band
‘You Look Good’ – Lady Antebellum
‘Better Man’ – Little Big Town
‘Drinkin’ Problem’ – Midland

Best Country Song: A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.
‘Better Man’ – Taylor Swift (Little Big Town)
‘Body Like A Backroad’ – Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally & Josh Osborne (Sam Hunt)
‘Broken Halos’ – Mike Henderson & Chris Stapleton (Chris Stapleton)
‘Drinkin’ Problem’ – Jess Carson, Cameron Duddy, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne & Mark Wystrach (Midland)
‘Tin Man’ – Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall  (Miranda Lambert)

Best Country AlbumFor albums containing at least 51% playing time of new country recordings.
Cosmic Hallelujah‘ – Kenny Chesney
Heart Break‘ – Lady Antebellum
The Breaker‘ – Little Big Town
Life Changes‘ – Thomas Rhett
From A Room: Volume 1‘ – Chris Stapleton

For a full list of nominees, click here.