Grammy Album Includes Jason Aldean, The Band Perry

Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Eric Church, Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift are included on the all-genre compilation, 2012 Grammy Nominees, due Jan. 24 on Universal Republic. Aldean is nominated for best country solo performance (“Dirt Road Anthem” ), best country duo/group performance (“Don’t You Wanna Stay” with Kelly Clarkson) and best country album (Dirt Road Anthem). The Band Perry is nominated for best new artist, the only country music nominee in that category. In addition to “Don’t You Wanna Stay” and The Band Perry’s “If I Die Young,” the 22-track collection includes Church’s “Drink in My Hand,” Lady Antebellum’s “Just a Kiss,” Shelton’s “Honey Bee” and Swift’s “Mean.” A portion of sales will benefit the Grammy Foundation and MusicCares Foundation. The Grammy Awards will be held Feb. 12 in Los Angeles.