Country Music Grammy Nominations Listed

Eric Church, Miranda Lambert Named in All Four Categories

Eric Church and Miranda Lambert received Grammy nominations in all four country categories on Friday (Dec. 5). Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are also multiple nominees this year.

Here are the nominees in the four major country music categories.

Best Country Solo Performance
For new vocal or instrumental solo country recordings

Eric Church, “Give Me Back My Hometown”
Hunter Hayes, “Invisible”
Miranda Lambert, “Automatic”
Carrie Underwood, “Something in the Water”
Keith Urban, “Cop Car”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
For new vocal or instrumental duo/group or collaborative country recordings

The Band Perry, “Gentle on My Mind”
Miranda Lambert With Carrie Underwood, “Somethin’ Bad”
Little Big Town, “Day Drinking”
Tim McGraw Featuring Faith Hill, “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s”
Keith Urban Featuring Eric Church, “Raise ‘Em Up”

Best Country Song
A songwriter(s) award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or tracks only.

“American Kids,” Rodney Clawson, Luke Laird and Shane McAnally (Kenny Chesney)
“Automatic,” Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby and Miranda Lambert (Miranda Lambert)
“Give Me Back My Hometown,” Eric Church and Luke Laird (Eric Church)
“I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond (Glen Campbell)
“Meanwhile, Back at Mama’s,” Tom Douglas, Jaren Johnston and Jeffrey Steele (Tim McGraw Featuring Faith Hill)

Best Country Album
For albums containing at least 51 percent playing time of new country material

Dierks Bentley, Riser
Eric Church, The Outsiders
Brandy Clark, 12 Stories
Miranda Lambert, Platinum
Lee Ann Womack, The Way I’m Livin’

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