Little Big Town, Stapleton lead Grammy’s country nominees


Little Big Town and Chris Stapleton earned three nominations each when the 60th annual Grammy Awards were announced this week. The awards will be presented Jan. 28 and can be seen on CBS.

Here are all the nominees in the country, Americana/roots and bluegrass categories.

Best Country Song

  • “Better Man,” Taylor Swift, songwriter (Little Big Town)
  • “Body Like A Back Road,” Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, songwriters (Sam Hunt)
  • “Broken Halos,” Mike Henderson and Chris Stapleton, songwriters (Chris Stapleton)
  • “Drinkin’ Problem,” Jess Carson, Cameron Duddy, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne and Mark Wystrach, songwriters (Midland)
  • “Tin Man,” Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert and Jon Randall, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)

Best Country Solo Performance

  • “Body Like a Back Road,” Sam Hunt
  • “Losing You,” Alison Krauss
  • “Tin Man,” Miranda Lambert
  • “I Could Use a Love Song,” Maren Morris
  • “Either Way,” Chris Stapleton

Best Country Album

  • Cosmic Hallelujah, Kenny Chesney
  • Heart Break, Lady Antebellum
  • The Breaker, Little Big Town
  • Life Changes, Thomas Rhett
  • From A Room: Volume 1, Chris Stapleton

Best Country Duo/Group Performance:

  • “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 Americana Album

  • Southern Blood, Gregg Allman
  • Shine On Rainy Day, Brent Cobb
  • Beast Epic, Iron & Wine
  • The Nashville Sound, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
  • Brand New Day, The Mavericks

Best American Roots Performance

  • “Killer Diller Blues,” Alabama Shakes
  • “Let My Mother Live,” Blind Boys of Alabama
  • “Arkansas Farmboy,” Glen Campbell
  • “Steer Your Way,” Leonard Cohen
  • “I Never Cared for You,” Alison Krauss

Best American Roots Song (Award to songwriters)

  • “Cumberland Gap,” David Rawlings (David Rawlings and Gillian Welch, songwriters)
  • “I Wish You Well,” The Mavericks (Raul Malo and Alan Miller, songwriters)
  • “If We Were Vampires,” Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit (Jason Isbell, songwriter)
  • “It Ain’t Over Yet,” Rodney Crowell featuring Rosanne Cash and John Paul White (Rodney Crowell, songwriter)
  • “My Only True Friend,” Gregg Allman (Gregg Allman and Scott Sharrard)

Best Bluegrass Album

  • Fiddler’s Dream, Michael Cleveland
  • Laws of Gravity, The Infamous Stringdusters
  • Original, Bobby Osborne
  • Universal Favorite, Noam Pikelny
  • All the Rage – In Concert Volume One [Live], Rhonda Vincent and the Rage