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Stapleton scores three Grammy nominations

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 – Chris Stapleton was the leading Grammy nominee among country artists with three.

With nominations announced today, Stapleton garnered nominations for Best Country Solo Performance for "Either Way," Best Country Song for "Broken Halos" as the songwriter and Best Country Album for "From a Room: Volume 1."

Nominees were:

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 (songwriter's award; artist appears in parantheses):
"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

Best Americana Album:
Brent Cobb - Shine On Rainy Day
Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit - The Nashville Sound
The Mavericks - Brand New Day
Iron & Wine - Beast Epic
Greg Allman - Southern Blood

Best American Roots Performance
Glen Campbell - "Arkansas Farmboy"
Alison Krauss -"I Never Cared For You"
Killer Diller Blues - Alabama Shakes
Let My Mother Live - Blind Boys Of Alabama
Steer Your Way - Leonard Cohen

Best American Roots Song (Songwriters award. Performer is listed in parantheses)
Cumberland Gap - David Rawlings & Gillian Welch, songwriters (David Rawlings)
I Wish You Well - Raul Malo and Alan Miller, songwriters (The Mavericks)
If We Were Vampires - Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit Jason Isbell, songwriter (Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit)
It Ain't Over Yet - Rodney Crowell Featuring Rosanne Cash & John Paul White, Rodney Crowell, songwriter (Rodney Crowell Featuring Rosanne Cash & John Paul White)
My Only True Friend - Gregg Allman and Scott Sharrard, songwriters (Gregg Allman)

Best Bluegrass Album
Fiddler's Dream - Michael Cleveland
Laws Of Gravity - The Infamous Stringdusters
Original - Bobby Osborne
Universal Favorite - Noam Pikelny
All The Rage - In Concert Volume One [Live] - Rhonda Vincent And The Rage

Best Roots Gospel Album
The Best Of The Collingsworth Family - Volume 1 - The Collingsworth Family
Give Me Jesus - Larry Cordle
Resurrection - Joseph Habedank
Sing It Now: Songs Of Faith & Hope - Reba McEntire
Hope For All Nations - Karen Peck & New River

Best Folk Album
Mental Illness - Aimee Mann
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

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album nominees include the Jerry Douglas Band for "What If."

The Grammys will be held at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, Jan. 28.

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