Grammy Award Winners in the Country/Folk/Americana/Roots categories- do you agree?

Last night was the biggest night in music – The Grammys! Every year country music gets a bit more sung which is wonderful and our beloved artists are getting the recognition they deserve. We have listed last nights winners below where the brilliant Chris Stapleton pretty much dominated the awards within the genre – congratulations to Chris! We were also very pleased to see Jason Isbell gaining some well deserved attention.

Do you agree with the winners? Who would you like to have seen win?


Best Country Album

Kenny Chesney – Cosmic Hallelujah
Lady Antebellum – Heart Break
Little Big Town – The Breaker
Thomas Rhett – Life Changes


Chris Stapleton – From A Room: Vol. 1

Best Country Song (Awarded to Songwriters)

Little Big Town – Better Man
Sam Hunt – Body Like a Back Road
Midland – Drinkin’ Problem
Miranda Lambert – Tin Man


Chris Stapleton – Broken Halos

Best Country Solo Performance

Sam Hunt – Body Like a Back Road
Alison Krauss – Losing You
Miranda Lambert – Tin Man
Maren Morris – I Could Use a Love Song


Chris Stapleton – Either Way

Best Country Duo / Group Performance

Brothers Osborne – It Ain’t My Fault
Zac Brown Band – My Old Man
Lady Antebellum – You Look Good
Midland – Drinkin’ Problem


Little Big Town – Better Man

Best Americana Album

Gregg Allman, Southern Blood
Brent Cobb, Shine on Rainy Day
Iron & Wine, Beast Epic
The Mavericks, Brand New Day


Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – The Nashville Sound

Best American Roots Song (Awarded to Songwriters)

David Rawlings, “Cumberland Gap”
The Mavericks, “I Wish You Well”
Rodney Crowell Feat. Rosanne Cash and John Paul White, “It Ain’t Over Yet”
Gregg Allman, “My Only True Friend”


Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – If We Were Vampires

Best American Roots Performance

Blind Boys Of Alabama – Let My Mother Live
Glen Campbell -Arkansas Farmboy
Leonard Cohen – Steer Your Way
Alison Krauss – I Never Cared For You


Alabama Shakes – Killer Diller Blues

Best Roots Gospel Album

The Best Of the Collingsworth Family – Volume 1 — The Collingsworth Family
Give Me Jesus — Larry Cordle
Resurrection — Joseph Habedank
Hope for All Nations — Karen Peck & New River


Reba McEntire – Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope

Best Folk Album

Semper Femina — Laura Marling
The Queen Of Hearts — Offa Rex
You Don’t Own Me Anymore — The Secret Sisters
The Laughing Apple — Yusuf / Cat Stevens


Aimee Mann – Mental Illness

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