2004 Grammy Nominations

The Complete List of Country Artists, Albums and Songs

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance)

  • “Keep on the Sunny Side”
    June Carter Cash
    Track from: Wildwood Flower

  • “On Your Way Home”
    Patty Loveless
    Track from: On Your Way Home

  • “This One’s for the Girls”
    Martina McBride
    Track from: Martina

  • “I’m Gone”
    Dolly Parton
    Track from: Halos & Horns

  • “Forever and For Always”
    Shania Twain
    Track from: Up!

Best Male Country Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance)

  • “Annabelle”
    Ray Benson
    Track from: Beyond Time

  • “Next Big Thing”
    Vince Gill
    Track from: Next Big Thing

  • “My Baby Don’t Tolerate”
    Lyle Lovett
    Track from: My Baby Don’t Tolerate

  • “She’s My Kind of Rain”
    Tim McGraw
    Track from: Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors

  • “Brokenheartsville”
    Joe Nichols
    Track from: Man With a Memory

  • “Three Wooden Crosses”
    Randy Travis
    Track from: Rise and Shine

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal
(For established duos or groups with vocals)

  • “Red Dirt Road”
    Brooks & Dunn
    Track from: Red Dirt Road

  • “I Believe”
    Diamond Rio
    Track from: Completely

  • “My Front Porch Looking In”
    Lonestar
    Track from: Greatest Hits (From There to Here)

  • “Colors”
    The Oak Ridge Boys
    Track from: Colors

  • “A Simple Life”
    Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
    Track from: Live at the Charleston Music Hall

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
(For a collaborative performance, with vocals, by artists who do not normally perform together)

  • “Temptation”
    June Carter Cash & Johnny Cash
    Track from: Wildwood Flower

  • “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere”
    Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett
    Track from: Greatest Hits Volume II

  • “Wurlitzer Prize (I Don’t Want to Get Over You)”
    Willie Nelson & Norah Jones
    Track from: Live and Kickin’

  • “Beer for My Horses”
    Willie Nelson & Toby Keith
    Track from: Live and Kickin’

  • “How’s the World Treating You”
    James Taylor & Alison Krauss
    Track from: Livin’, Lovin’, Losin’: Songs of the Louvin Brothers

Best Country Instrumental Performance
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, without vocals)

  • “Ain’t Chet Yet”
    Ray Benson
    Track from: Beyond Time

  • “Cluck Old Hen”
    Alison Krauss & Union Station
    Track from: Live

  • “Spaghetti Western Swing”
    Brad Paisley Featuring Redd Volkaert
    Track from: Mud on the Tires

  • “Pick Along”
    Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson & Ricky Skaggs
    Track from: The Three Pickers

  • “Get Up John”
    Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
    Track from: Live at the Charleston Music Hall

Best Country Song
(A Songwriter(s)Award)

  • “Beer for My Horses”
    Scotty Emerick & Toby Keith, songwriters
    Willie Nelson & Toby Keith, artists
    Track from: Live and Kickin’

  • “Celebrity”
    Brad Paisley, songwriter
    Brad Paisley, artist
    Track from: Mud on the Tires

  • “Forever and For Always”
    Robert John “Mutt” Lange & Shania Twain, songwriters
    Shania Twain, artist
    Track from: Up!

  • “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere”
    Jim “Moose” Brown & Don Rollins, songwriters
    Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett, artists
    Track from: Greatest Hits Volume II

  • “Wave on Wave”
    Pat Green, David Neuhauser & Justin Pollard, songwriters
    Pat Green, artist
    Track from: Wave on Wave

Best Country Album
(Vocal or Instrumental)

  • Cry
    Faith Hill

  • My Baby Don’t Tolerate
    Lyle Lovett

  • Run That by Me One More Time
    Willie Nelson & Ray Price

  • Live and Kickin’
    Willie Nelson

  • Up!
    Shania Twain

  • Livin’, Lovin’, Losin’: Songs of the Louvin Brothers
    Various Artists

Best Bluegrass Album
(Vocal or Instrumental)

  • Live
    Alison Krauss & Union Station

  • It’s Just the Night
    The Del McCoury Band

  • Live at the Charleston Music Hall
    Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

  • Christmas on the Mountain — A Bluegrass Christmas
    Various Artists

  • One Step Ahead
    Rhonda Vincent

Best Traditional Folk Album
(Vocal or Instrumental)

  • Wildwood Flower
    June Carter Cash

  • Any Old Time
    Steve Forbert

  • Bon Reve
    Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys

  • The Three Pickers
    Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson & Ricky Skaggs

  • Seeds: The Songs of Pete Seeger, Volume 3
    Pete Seeger and Friends

Best Contemporary Folk Album
(Vocal or Instrumental)

  • Rules of Travel
    Rosanne Cash

  • Stumble Into Grace
    Emmylou Harris

  • Looking for the Moon
    Tom Paxton

  • World Without Tears
    Lucinda Williams

  • The Wind
    Warren Zevon