Willie Nelson nominated for Grammy

This is has been a very big — and very busy — year for country, Americana, and hip-hop music. This week, the Recording Academy announced this year’s GRAMMY nominations, and they are stellar.

Our pal Willie Nelson has secured nominations for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, Best American Roots Performance, and a Best Arrangement nod. Kacey Musgraves is riding her newest album Golden Hour to greater heights with four nominations, including one for Best Country Album. The mighty Chris Stapleton, a fixture on many a Blackbird show, is also up for Best Country Album with for his record Songs From A Room: Volume 2.

Brandi Carlile has grabbed a whopping six noms, including one for Record Of The Year and Album of the Year. Carlile’s fellow Outlaw Music Festival alum, Margo Price, was nominated for one of the most coveted awards — Best New Artist — alongside Luke Combs, Greta Van Fleet, Dua Lipa and others.

Check out the nominations visit GRAMMY.com for the full list.

Record Of The Year

I LIKE IT
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin

THE JOKE
Brandi Carlile

THIS IS AMERICA
Childish Gambino

GOD’S PLAN
Drake

SHALLOW
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

ALL THE STARS
Kendrick Lamar & SZA

ROCKSTAR
Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage

THE MIDDLE
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey

Album Of The Year

INVASION OF PRIVACY
Cardi B

BY THE WAY, I FORGIVE YOU
Brandi Carlile

SCORPION
Drake

H.E.R.
H.E.R.

BEERBONGS & BENTLEYS
Post Malone

DIRTY COMPUTER
Janelle Monáe

GOLDEN HOUR
Kacey Musgraves

BLACK PANTHER: THE ALBUM, MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY
(Various Artists)

Best New Artist

CHLOE X HALLE
LUKE COMBS
GRETA VAN FLEET
H.E.R.
DUA LIPA
MARGO PRICE
BEBE REXHA
JORJA SMITH

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

FALL IN LINE
Christina Aguilera Featuring Demi Lovato

DON’T GO BREAKING MY HEART
Backstreet Boys

‘S WONDERFUL
Tony Bennett & Diana Krall

SHALLOW
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

GIRLS LIKE YOU
Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B

SAY SOMETHING
Justin Timberlake Featuring Chris Stapleton

THE MIDDLE
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

LOVE IS HERE TO STAY
Tony Bennett & Diana Krall

MY WAY
Willie Nelson

NAT “KING” COLE & ME
Gregory Porter

STANDARDS (DELUXE)
Seal

THE MUSIC…THE MEM’RIES…THE MAGIC!
Barbra Streisand

Best Country Solo Performance

WOULDN’T IT BE GREAT?
Loretta Lynn

MONA LISAS AND MAD HATTERS
Maren Morris

BUTTERFLIES
Kacey Musgraves

MILLIONAIRE
Chris Stapleton

PARALLEL LINE
Keith Urban

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

SHOOT ME STRAIGHT
Brothers Osborne

TEQUILA
Dan + Shay

WHEN SOMEONE STOPS LOVING YOU
Little Big Town

DEAR HATE
Maren Morris Featuring Vince Gill

MEANT TO BE
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line

Best Country Song

BREAK UP IN THE END
Jessie Jo Dillon, Chase McGill & Jon Nite, songwriters (Cole Swindell)

DEAR HATE
Tom Douglas, David Hodges & Maren Morris, songwriters (Maren Morris Featuring Vince Gill)

I LIVED IT
Rhett Akins, Ross Copperman, Ashley Gorley & Ben Hayslip, songwriters (Blake Shelton)

SPACE COWBOY
Luke Laird, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves)

TEQUILA
Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds & Dan Smyers, songwriters (Dan + Shay)

WHEN SOMEONE STOPS LOVING YOU
Hillary Lindsey, Chase McGill & Lori McKenna, songwriters (Little Big Town)

Best Country Album

UNAPOLOGETICALLY
Kelsea Ballerini

PORT SAINT JOE
Brothers Osborne

GIRL GOING NOWHERE
Ashley McBryde

GOLDEN HOUR
Kacey Musgraves

FROM A ROOM: VOLUME 2
Chris Stapleton

Best American Roots Performance

KICK ROCKS
Sean Ardoin

SAINT JAMES INFIRMARY BLUES
Jon Batiste

THE JOKE
Brandi Carlile

ALL ON MY MIND
Anderson East

LAST MAN STANDING
Willie Nelson

Best American Roots Song

ALL THE TROUBLE
Waylon Payne, Lee Ann Womack & Adam Wright, songwriters (Lee Ann Womack)

BUILD A BRIDGE
Jeff Tweedy, songwriter (Mavis Staples)

THE JOKE
Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth, songwriters (Brandi Carlile)

KNOCKIN’ ON YOUR SCREEN DOOR
Pat McLaughlin & John Prine, songwriters (John Prine)

SUMMER’S END
Pat McLaughlin & John Prine, songwriters (John Prine)

Best Americana Album

BY THE WAY, I FORGIVE YOU
Brandi Carlile

THINGS HAVE CHANGED
Bettye LaVette

THE TREE OF FORGIVENESS
John Prine

THE LONELY, THE LONESOME & THE GONE
Lee Ann Womack

ONE DROP OF TRUTH
The Wood Brothers

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