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COUNTRY MUSIC AT THE GRAMMYS   -  WINNERS

The Grammy Awards are decided each year by members of the Recording Academy. The members consist of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals from every genre. Nominees for the 51st annual Grammy Awards released works from Oct. 1, 2007, through Sept. 30, 2008. Below is the list of country categories and categories which includes country-related artists.

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

"For These Times" - Martina McBride "What I Cannot Change" - LeAnn Rimes "Last Name" - Carrie Underwood "Last Call" - Lee ann Womack "This Is Me You're Talking To" - Trisha Yearwood
"For These Times"
Martina McBride
"What I Cannot Change"
LeAnn Rimes
"Last Name"
Carrie Underwood
"Last Call"
Lee Ann Womack
"This Is Me You're Talking To"
Trisha Yearwood

Best Male Country Vocal Performance

"You're Gonna Miss This" - Trace Adkins "In Color" - Jamey Johnson "Just Got Started Loving You" - James Otto "Letter to Me" - Brad Paisley "Troubadour" - George Strait
"You're Gonna Miss This"
Trace Adkins
"In Color"
Jamey Johnson
"Just Got Started Lovin' You"
James Otto
"Letter to Me"
Brad Paisley
"Troubadour"
George Strait

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

"God Must Be Busy" - Brooks & Dunn "Love Don't Live Here" - Lady Antebellum "Every Day" - Rascal Flatts "Blue Side of the Mountain" - The Steeldrivers "Stay" - Sugarland
"God Must Be Busy"
Brooks & Dunn
"Love Don't Live Here"
Lady Antebellum
"Every Day"
Rascal Flatts
"Blue Side of the Mountain"
The SteelDrivers
"Stay"
Sugarland

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

"Shiftwork"
Kenny Chesney and George Strait
"Killing the Blues"
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
"House of Cash"
George Strait and Patty Loveless
"Life in a Northern Town"
Sugarland, Little Big Town and Jake Owen
"Let the Wind Chase You"
Trisha Yearwood and Keith Urban

Best Country Instrumental Performance

"Sumatra"
Cherryholmes
"Two Small Cars in Rome"
Jerry Douglas and Lloyd Green
"Sleigh Ride"
Bela Fleck & the Flecktones
"Is This America? (Katrina 2005)"
Charlie Haden, Pat Metheny, Jerry Douglas and Bruce Hornsby
"Cluster Pluck"
Brad Paisley, James Burton, Vince Gill, John Jorgenson, Albert Lee, Brent Mason, Redd Volkaert and Steve Wariner

Best Country Song

"Dig Two Graves" - Ashley Gorley and Bob Regan "I Saw God Today" - Rodney Clawson, Monty Criswell and Wade Kirby "In Color" - Jamey Johnson, Lee Thomas Miller and James Otto "Stay" - Jennifer Nettles "You're Gonna Miss This" - Ashley Gorley and Lee Thomas Miller
"Dig Two Graves"
Ashley Gorley and Bob Regan
"I Saw God Today"
Rodney Clawson, Monty Criswell and Wade Kirby
"In Color"
Jamey Johnson, Lee Thomas Miller and James Otto
"Stay"
Jennifer Nettles
"You're Gonna Miss This"
Ashley Gorley and Lee Thomas Miller

Best Country Album

<i>That Lonesome Song</i> - Jamey Johnson <i>Sleepless Nights</i> - Patty Loveless <i>Troubadour</i> - George Strait <i>Around the Bend</i> - Randy Travis <i>Heaven, Heartache and the Power of Love</i> - Trisha Yearwood
That Lonesome Song
Jamey Johnson
Sleepless Nights
Patty Loveless
Troubadour
George Strait
Around the Bend
Randy Travis
Heaven, Heartache and the Power of Love
Trisha Yearwood

Best Bluegrass Album

<i>Cherryholmes III: Don't Believe</i> - Cherryholmes <i>Del McCoury Band - Live at The 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival</i> - Del McCoury Band <i>The Ultimate Collection/ Live at the Ryman</i> - Earl Scruggs With Family & Friends <i>Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947</i> - Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder <i>Wheels</i> - Dan Tyminski
Cherryholmes III: Don't Believe
Cherryholmes
Del McCoury Band - Live at the 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Del McCoury Band
The Ultimate Collection/ Live at the Ryman
Earl Scruggs
Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
Wheels
Dan Tyminski

Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album

Room for More
Booth Brothers
Lovin' Life
Gaither Vocal Band
Steps to Heaven
Charlie Louvin
Hymned Again
Bart Millard
Ephesians One
Karen Peck & New River

Best Traditional Folk Album

Cool
Kathy Mattea
Comedians & Angels
Tom Paxton
Bring Me Home
Peggy Seeger
At 89
Pete Seeger
Strangers in Another Country
Rosalie Sorrels

Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album

Day After Tomorrow
Joan Baez
I, Flathead
Ry Cooder
Sex & Gasoline
Rodney Crowell
All I Intended to Be
Emmylou Harris
Raising Sand
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

"All Summer Long"
Kid Rock
"Say"
John Mayer
"That Was Me"
Paul McCartney
"I'm Yours"
Jason Mraz
"Closer"
Ne-Yo
"Wichita Lineman"
James Taylor

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

"Viva La Vida"
Coldplay
"Waiting in the Weeds"
Eagles
"Going On"
Gnarls Barkley
"Won't Go Home Without You"
Maroon 5
"Apologize"
OneRepublic

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals

"Lesson Learned"
Alicia Keys and John Mayer
"4 Minutes"
Madonna, Justin Timberlake and Timbaland
"Rich Woman"
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
"If I Never See Your Face Again"
Rihanna and Maroon 5
"No Air"
Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

"Love Appetite"
Steve Cropper and Felix Cavaliere
"I Dreamed There Was No War"
Eagles
"Fortune Teller"
Fourplay
"Steppin' Out"
Stanley Jordan
"Blast!"
Marcus Miller

Best Pop Instrumental Album

Sax for Stax
Gerald Albright
Greatest Hits Rerecorded Volume One
Larry Carlton
Jingle All the Way
Bela Fleck & the Flecktones
The Spice of Life
Earl Klugh
A Night Before Christmas
Spyro Gyra

Best Pop Vocal Album

Detours
Sheryl Crow
Rockferry
Duffy
Long Road Out of Eden
Eagles
Spirit
Leona Lewis
Covers
James Taylor

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance

"Gravity"
John Mayer
"I Saw Her Standing There"
Paul McCartney
"Girls in Their Summer Clothes"
Bruce Springsteen
"Rise"
Eddie Vedder
"No Hidden Path"
Neil Young

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

"Rock N Roll Train"
AC/DC
"Violet Hill"
Coldplay
"Long Road Out of Eden"
Eagles
"Sex on Fire"
Kings of Leon
"House of Cards"
Radiohead

Best Rock Song

"Girls in Their Summer Clothes"
Bruce Springsteen
"House of Cards"
Colin Greenwood, Johnny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Philip Selway and Thom Yorke
"I Will Possess Your Heart"
Benjamin Gibbard, Nicolas Harmer, Jason McGerr and Christopher Walla
"Sex on Fire"
Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill and Nathan Followill
"Violet Hill"
Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin

Best Rock Album

Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends
Coldplay
Rock N Roll Jesus
Kid Rock
Only by the Night
Kings of Leon
Death Magnetic
Metallica
Consolers of the Lonely
The Raconteurs

Album of the Year

Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends
Coldplay
Tha Carter III
Lil Wayne
Year of the Gentleman
Ne-Yo
Raising Sand
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
In Rainbows
Radiohead

Record of the Year

"Chasing Pavements"
Adele
"Viva La Vida"
Coldplay
"Bleeding Love"
Leona Lewis
"Paper Planes"
M.I.A.
"Please Read the Letter"
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

"Last Name" - Carrie Underwood "Last Name"
Carrie Underwood
There's no way this could possibly ever on this planet get old. I'd like to thank God for giving me a voice and for giving me a vehicle like American Idol and for blessing me so much throughout this short period of time that I've been able to do this. I've gotten so much love and support from so many people around me. – Carrie

Best Male Country Vocal Performance

"Letter to Me" - Brad Paisley "Letter to Me"
Brad Paisley

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

"Stay" - Sugarland "Stay"
Sugarland
I told myself I was going to be cool because Paul McCartney and Coldplay are here, but I'm not cool. – Jennifer Nettles

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

"Killing the Blues" - Robert Plant and Alison Krauss "Killing the Blues"
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Best Country Instrumental Performance

Best Country Song

Best Country Album

<i>Troubadour</i> - George StraitTroubadour
George Strait

Best Bluegrass Album

<i>Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947</i> - Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky ThunderHonoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
This album is about them [Bill Monroe & the Blue Grass Boys], about them fathering a whole generation of bluegrass like myself and others. I want to thank them for their effort. – Ricky

Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album

Best Traditional Folk Album

Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album

<i>Raising Sand</i> - Robert Plant & Alison KraussRaising Sand
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

"Viva La Vida"
Coldplay

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals

"Rich Woman" - Robert Plant & Alison Krauss "Rich Woman"
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
This project has been spectacular from the beginning. ... This song is such a spooky song. It's the heart of kind of the American underworld of rhythm & blues. – Robert Plant

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

"I Dreamed There Was No War"
Eagles

Best Pop Instrumental Album

Jingle All the Way
Bela Fleck & the Flecktones

Best Pop Vocal Album

Rockferry
Duffy

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance

"Gravity"
John Mayer

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

"Sex on Fire"
Kings of Leon

Best Rock Song

"Girls in Their Summer Clothes"
Bruce Springsteen

Best Rock Album

Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends
Coldplay

Best New Artist

Album of the Year

<i>Raising Sand</i> - Robert Plant and Alison KraussRaising Sand
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
I'd like to thank Alison Krauss for her kindness and patience, teaching me to sing in straight lines instead of doing all that twirly stuff. – Robert Plant

Record of the Year

"Please Read the Letter" - Robert Plant and Alison Krauss "Please Read the Letter"
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
It's an old song Jimmy Page and I wrote together post-Led Zeppelin. It's been given that Nashville touch, and it feels pretty good. – Robert Plant