The Grammy's and your favorite Country stars...

The Grammy Awards is shaping up to be a huge night for country, from all of the nominees to performances by some country legends...

The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards are set for this Sunday, with some of today’s biggest stars set to perform for what is undoubtedly music’s biggest night.

Artists confirmed to perform on this year’s telecast include Childish Gambino, Kesha, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town, Pink, Sam Smith, Sting, SZA and U2. There will also be plenty of great collaborations, including Bruno Mars and Cardi B; DJ Khaled with Rihanna and Bryson Tiller; Logic with Alessia Cara and Khalid; Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and vocalist Zuleyka Rivera; Elton John and Miley Cyrus;  Emmylou Harris and Chris Stapleton and Patti LuPone and Ben Platt, who’ll pay tribute to Broadway, in honor of the show’s return to New York City for the first time in 15 years.

  • What’s more, Eric Church, Brothers Osborne and Maren Morrisare set to pay tribute to the victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival, while Jon Batiste and Gary Clarke Jr., will pay tribute to Chuck Berryand Fats Domino.
  • Presenters for this year's telecast include:Tony Bennett, Dave Chappelle,Kelly Clarkson, Eve, Jim Gaffigan, Nick Jonas, Alicia Keys,  John Legend and  Sarah Silverman.
  • As for this year’s Country nominees, Chris Stapleton is the one to beat, snagging three nods, for Best Country Solo Performance, Best Country Song and Best Country Album for "From A Room: Volume 1". MeanwhileLady Antebellum and Little Big Town also scored multiple nominations, as did Sam Hunt, Midland and Miranda Lambert.
  • Overall, Jay-Z, who's already won 21 GRAMMYs, leads the pack with eight nominations, followed by  Kendrick Lamar with seven, and Bruno Mars with six.

The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards, hosted by James Corden, airs Sunday on CBS at 7:30 live from Madison Square Garden in New York. Check out some of the nominees below and click here for the complete list.

60th Annual Grammy Award Nominees

Best Country Solo Performance

  • “Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt
  • “Losing You” – Alison Krauss
  • “Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert
  • “I Could Use A Love Song” – Maren Morris
  • “Either Way” – Chris Stapleton

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

  • “It Ain't My Fault” – Brothers Osborne
  • “My Old Man” – Zac Brown Band
  • “You Look Good” – Lady Antebellum
  • “Better Man” – Little Big Town
  • “Drinkin' Problem” – Midland

Best Country Song

  • “Better Man” – Taylor Swift, songwriter (Little Big Town)
  • “Body Like A Back Road” – Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Sam Hunt)
  • “Broken Halos” – Mike Henderson & Chris Stapleton, songwriters (Chris Stapleton)
  • “Drinkin’ Problem” – Jess Carson, Cameron Duddy, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne & Mark Wystrach, songwriters (Midland)
  • “Tin Man” – Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)

Best Country Album

  • “Cosmic Hallelujah” – Kenny Chesney
  • “Heart Break” – Lady Antebellum
  • “The Breaker” – Little Big Town
  • “Life Changes” – Thomas Rhett
  • “From A Room: Volume 1” – Chris Stapleton 

Record Of The Year

  • "Redbone" - Childish Gambino
  • "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  • "The Story Of O.J." - JAY-Z
  • "HUMBLE." - Kendrick Lamar
  • "24K Magic" - Bruno Mars

Album Of The Year

  • "Awaken, My Love!" - Childish Gambino
  • "4:44" - JAY-Z
  • "DAMN." - Kendrick Lamar
  • "Melodrama" - Lorde
  • "24K Magic" - Bruno Mars

Song Of The Year

  • "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  • "4:44" - JAY-Z
  • "Issues" - Julia Michaels
  • "1-800-273-8255" - Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid
  • "That's What I Like" - Bruno Mars

Best New Artist

  • Alessia Cara
  • Khalid
  • Lil Uzi Vert
  • Julia Michaels
  • SZA


Source: Dr. Dave's Ultimate Prep

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