GRAMMY Awards Performers, Presenters and Nominees

grammysCountry music will be well represented at Sunday night’s GRAMMY Awards, with Hunter Hayes, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill all schedule to present, and Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley, Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift set to perform.  Zac Brown will also perform as part of a tribute to the late Levon Helm during the Memoriam portion of the show.  

 

Taylor Swift and Hunter Hayes are the leaders in nominations for country artists at the GRAMMY Awards.  They are each up for three trophies, including nominations in categories that include artists from all genres of music, Taylor for Record of the Year with “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” and Best Song Written for Visual Media for “Safe & Sound” from the Hunger Games. Hunter is nominated for Best New Artist.  Eric Church, Ronnie Dunn and Vince Gill are also multiple nominees with two nominations each.

 

Other country nominations include:

 

Best Country Solo Performance

“Home” – Dierks Bentley

“Springsteen” – Eric Church

“Cost of Living” – Ronnie Dunn

“Wanted” – Hunter Hayes

“Over” – Blake Shelton

“Blown Away” – Carrie Underwood

 

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

“Even If It Breaks Your Heart” – Eli Young Band

“Pontoon” – Little Big Town

“Safe & Sound” – Taylor Swift & The Civil Wars

“On the Outskirts of Town” – The Time Jumpers

“I Just Come Here for the Music” – Don Williams featuring Alison Krauss

 

Best Country Song (award to songwriters)

“Blown Away” – Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins

“Cost of Livin’” – Phillip Coleman & Ronnie Dunn

“Even If It Breaks Your Heart” – Will Hoge & Eric Paslay

“So You Don’t Have to Love Me Anymore” – Jay Knowles & Adam Wright

“Springsteen” – Eric Church, Jeff Hyde & Ryan Tyndell

 

Best Country Album

Uncaged – Zac Brown Band

Hunter Hayes – Hunter Hayes

Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran – Jamey Johnson

Four the Record – Miranda Lambert

The Time Jumpers – The Time Jumpers

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