2017 Grammy Nominations: Maren Morris Earns 4 Nominations, Miranda Lambert 2, Keith Urban 2, Sturgill Simpson 2, Brandy Clark 2

2017 Grammy Awards: Country Music Winners List

Nominations for the 2017 Grammy Awards were announced this morning (Dec. 6), and a trio of country artists earned nominations in all-genre categories, including Sturgill Simpson (Album of the Year) and Maren Morris and Kelsea Ballerini (New Artist of the Year).

Maren also picked up nominations for Best Country Solo Performance (“My Church”), Best Country Song (“My Church”) and Best Country Album (Hero), while Sturgill copped an additional nod for Best Country Album (A Sailor’s Guide to Earth).

Brandy Clark earned two nominations for Best Country Solo Performance (“Love Can Go to Hell”) and Best Country Album (Big Day in a Small Town), while Miranda Lambert netted two nominations for Best Country Solo Performance (“Vice”) and Best Country Song (“Vice”). Keith Urban scored two nominations for Best Country Solo Performance (“Blue Ain’t Your Color”) and Best Country Album (Ripcord).

Singer/songwriter Lori McKenna earned four nominations for Best Country Song (“Humble and Kind”), Best American Roots Performance (“Wreck You”), Best American Roots Song (“Wreck You”) and Best Americana Album (The Bird & the Rifle). Hillary Scott copped two nominations for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album (Love Remains) and Best Contemporary Christian Music Song (“Thy Will”).

Check out the full list of nominees in the country, Americana, bluegrass and roots music below.

UPDATE: 2017 Grammy Awards: Country Music Winners List

Album of the Year

25 — Adele
Lemonade — Beyoncé
Purpose — Justin Bieber
Views — Drake
A Sailor’s Guide to Earth — Sturgill Simpson

Best New Artist

Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Chance the Rapper
Maren Morris
Anderson .Paak

Best Country Solo Performance

“Love Can Go to Hell” — Brandy Clark
“Vice” — Miranda Lambert
“My Church” — Maren Morris
“Church Bells” — Carrie Underwood
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” — Keith Urban

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

“Different For Girls” — Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King
“21 Summer” — Brothers Osborne
“Setting the World On Fire” — Kenny Chesney & P!nk
“Jolene” — Pentatonix featuring Dolly Parton
“Think of You” — Chris Young With Cassadee Pope

Best Country Song (awarded to songwriters)

“Blue Ain’t Your Color” — Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey & Steven Lee Olsen — (Keith Urban)
“Die a Happy Man” — Sean Douglas, Thomas Rhett & Joe Spargur — (Thomas Rhett)
“Humble and Kind” — Lori McKenna — (Tim McGraw)
“My Church” — busbee & Maren Morris — (Maren Morris)
“Vice” — Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally & Josh Osborne — Miranda Lambert)

Best Country Album

Big Day in a Small Town — Brandy Clark
Full Circle — Loretta Lynn
Hero — Maren Morris
A Sailor’s Guide to Earth — Sturgill Simpson
Ripcord — Keith Urban

Best American Roots Performance

“Ain’t No Man” — The Avett Brothers
“Mother’s Children Have a Hard Time” — Blind Boys of Alabama
“Factory Girl” — Rhiannon Giddens
“House of Mercy” — Sarah Jarosz
“Wreck You” — Lori McKenna

Best American Roots Song (awarded to songwriters)

“Alabama at Night” — Robbie Fulks — (Robbie Fulks)
“City Lights” — Jack White — (Jack White)
“Gulfstream” — Eric Adcock and Roddie Romero — (Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars)
“Kid Sister” — Vince Gill — (The Time Jumpers)
“Wreck You” — Lori McKenna — (Lori McKenna)

Best Americana Album

True Sadness — The Avett Brothers
This Is Where I Live — William Bell
The Cedar Creek Sessions — Kris Kristofferson
The Bird & the Rifle — Lori McKenna
Kid Sister — The Time Jumpers

Best Bluegrass Album

Original Traditional — Blue Highway
Burden Bearer — Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
The Hazel and Alice Sessions — Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands
North By South — Claire Lynch
Coming Home — O’Connor Band With Mark O’Connor

Best Folk Album

Silver Skies Blue — Judy Collins & Ari Hest
Upland Stories — Robbie Fulks
Factory Girl — Rhiannon Giddens
Weighted Mind — Sierra Hull
Undercurrent — Sarah Jarosz

Best Regional Roots Music Album

Broken Promised Land — Barry Jean Ancelet & Sam Broussard
It’s a Cree Thing — Northern Cree
E Walea — Kalani Pe’a
Gulfstream — Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars
I Wanna Sing Right: Rediscovering Lomax In the Evangeline Country —  (Various Artists)

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

“Trust In You” — Lauren Daigle
“Priceless” — For King & Country
“King of the World” — Natalie Grant
“Thy Will” — Hillary Scott & the Scott Family
“Chain Breaker” — Zach Williams

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Poets & Saints — All Sons & Daughters
American Prodigal — CrowderBe One — Natalie Grant
Youth Revival [Live] — Hillsong Young & Free
Love Remains — Hillary Scott & the Scott Family

Best Roots Gospel Album

Better Together — Gaither Vocal Band
Nature’s Symphony In 432 — The Isaacs
Hymns — Joey+Rory
Hymns and Songs of Inspiration — Gordon Mote
God Don’t Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson — (Various Artists)

WINNERS ANNOUNCED: 2017 Grammy Awards: Country Music Winners List

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