52nd Annual Grammy Nominations

Written by SLN Staff Writer
52nd Annual Grammy Nominations


Best Female Country Vocal Performance

“Dead Flowers”

Miranda Lambert

“I Just Call You Mine”

Martina McBride

“White Horse”

Taylor Swift

“Just A Dream”

Carrie Underwood

“Solitary Thinkin'”

Lee Ann Womack

Best Male Country Vocal Performance

“All I Ask For Anymore”

Trace Adkins

“People Are Crazy”

Billy Currington

“High Cost Of Living”

Jamey Johnson

“Living For The Night”

George Strait

“Sweet Thing”

Keith Urban

Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals

“Cowgirls Don’t Cry”

Brooks & Dunn

“Chicken Fried”

Zac Brown Band

“I Run To You”

Lady Antebellum

“Here Comes Goodbye”

Rascal Flatts

“It Happens”


Best Country Collaboration With Vocals

“Beautiful World”

Dierks Bentley & Patty Griffin

“Down The Road”

Kenny Chesney & Mac McAnally

“Start A Band”

Brad Paisley & Keith Urban

“I Told You So”

Carrie Underwood & Randy Travis

“Everything But Quits”

Lee Ann Womack & George Strait

Best Country Instrumental Performance

“Under The (Five) Wire”

Alison Brown

“The Crystal Merchant”

The Greencards


Sarah Jarosz

“Producer’s Medley”

Steve Wariner

Best Country Song

“All I Ask For Anymore”

Casey Beathard & Tim James, songwriters (Trace Adkins)

“High Cost Of Living”

Jamey Johnson & James Slater, songwriters (Jamey Johnson)

“I Run To You”

Tom Douglas, Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)

“People Are Crazy”

Bobby Braddock & Troy Jones, songwriters (Billy Currington)

“White Horse”

Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)

Best Country Album

The Foundation

Zac Brown Band


George Strait


Taylor Swift

Defying Gravity

Keith Urban

Call Me Crazy

Lee Ann Womack

In addition to the above nominations, Taylor Swift is also up for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Record of the Year and Song of the Year for her hit, “You Belong With Me” and Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals for “Breathe” with Colbie Caillat. Swift also scored a nomination in the Album of the Year category for her multi-platinum release, Fearless. Swift is up for a total of eight grammy awards.

Other noteable country music nominations include Zac Brown Band in the all-genre Best New Artist category, Brad Paisley for Best Rock Instrumental Performance for “Playing With Fire” from his album, Play, and Keith Urban for Best Long Form Music Video for “Love, Pain & The Whole Crazy World Tour Live.”

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The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards are set to air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 31 at 8pm (EST) on CBS.