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Chris Stapleton & Mickey Guyton Lead Country Grammy Nominees

By: Cheryl Johnstone


Country Music News

Grammy nominees were revealed on Tuesday, November 23rd and with three each, Chris Stapleton and Mickey Guyton tied for most country nominations.

Brothers Osborne, Miranda Lambert, and Sturgill Simpson all had two each.

Also of note, Carrie Underwood got two nominations, including for Best Roots Gospel Album for My Savior. She and Jason Aldean share a nod for their song “If I Didn’t Love You.”

Held in Los Angeles, the Grammy Awards will air live on CBS on January 31.

2022 Grammy Nominees (Country and Country related)

Best Country Solo Performance

Luke Combs, “Forever After All”
Mickey Guyton, “Remember Her Name”
Jason Isbell, “All I Do is Drive”
Kacey Musgraves, “Camera Roll”
Chris Stapleton, “You Should Probably Leave”

Best Country Duo / Group Performance

Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood, “If I Didn’t Love You”
Brothers Osborne, “Younger Me”
Dan + Shay, “Glad You Exist”
Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd, “Chasing After You”
Miranda Lambert and Elle King, “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)”

Best Country Song (Awarded to Songwriters)

“Better Than We Found It” by Maren Morris (Jessie Jo Dillon, Maren Morris, Jimmy Robbins and Laura Veltz)
“Camera Roll” by Kacey Musgraves (Ian Fitchuk, Kacey Musgraves and Daniel Tashian)
“Cold” by Chris Stapleton (Dave Cobb, J.T. Cure, Derek Mixon and Chris Stapleton)
“Country Again” by Thomas Rhett (Zach Crowell, Ashley Gorley and Thomas Rhett)
“Fancy Like” by Walker Hayes (Cameron Bartolini, Walker Hayes, Josh Jenkins and Shane Stevens)
“Remember Her Name” by Mickey Guyton (Mickey Guyton, Blake Hubbard, Jarrod Ingram and Parker Welling

Best Country Album

Brothers Osborne, Skeletons
Mickey Guyton, Remember Her Name
Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall and Jack Ingram, The Marfa Tapes
Sturgill Simpson, The Ballad of Dood & Juanita
Chris Stapleton, Starting Over

Best New Artist

Aroof Aftab
Jimmie Allen
Baby Keem
Glass Animals
Japanese Breakfast
The Kid Laroi
Arlo Parks
Olivia Rodrigo

Best Roots Gospel Album

“Alone With My Faith,” Harry Connick, Jr.
“That’s Gospel, Brother,” Gaither Vocal Band
“Keeping On,” Ernie Haase and Signature Sound
“Songs For the Times,” The Isaacs
“My Savior,” Carrie Underwood

Best Americana Album

Downhill from Everywhere, Jackson Brown
Leftover Feelings, John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band
Native Sons, Los Lobos
Outside Child, Allison Russell
Stand for Myself, Yola

Best American Roots Song (Awarded to Songwriters)

Rhiannon Giddens, “Avalon”
Valerie June, “Call Me a Fool”
Jon Batiste, “Cry”
Yola, “Diamond Studded Shoes”
Allison Russell, “Nightflyer”

Best American Roots Performance

Jon Batiste, “Cry”
Billy Strings, “Love and Regret”
Blind Boys of Alabama, “I Wish I Knew How it Would Feel to Be Free” (feat. Bela Fleck)
Brandy Clark, “Same Devil (feat. Brandi Carlile)
Alison Russell, “Nightflyer”

Best Bluegrass Album

Billy Strings, Renewal
Béla Fleck, My Bluegrass Heart
The Infamous Stringdusters, A Tribute to Bill Monroe
Sturgill Simpson, Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 1: The Butcher Shoppe Sessions
Rhonda Vincent, Music is What I See

Best Folk Album

Mary Chapin Carpenter, One Night Lonely (Live)
Tyler Childers, Long Violent History
Madison Cunningham, Wednesday (Extended Edition)
Rhiannon Giddens (With Francesco Turrisi), They’re Calling Me Home
Sarah Jerosz, Blue Heron Suite

Record of the Year

ABBA, “I Still Have Faith in You”
Jon Batiste, “Freedom”
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, “I Get a Kick Out of You”
Justin Bieber feat. Daniel Caesar and Giveon, “Peaches”
Brandi Carlile, “Right on Time”
Doja Cat feat. SZA, “Kiss Me More”
Billie Eilish, “Happier Than Ever”
Lil Nas X, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”
Olivia Rodrigo, “Drivers License”
Silk Sonic, “Leave the Door Open”

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