The nominees for the 2023 Grammy Awards have been announced, and several of country music’s biggest stars have received nods. Of note in the general categories field is Brandi Carlile‘s two nominations. Brandi received two nominations: one for Record Of The Year for “You And Me On The Rock” (featuring Lucius) and one for Album Of The Year for In These Silent Days. “I watched these honors roll out this morning one by one holding [daughter] Evangeline’s hand and screaming!” Brandi wrote on Twitter after nominations were announced. “LOL Barely functioning today. I have no words.” In total, Brandi Carlile has seven Grammy nominations this year.
Here are the nominees for the 2023 Grammy Awards in the country categories:
Best Country Solo Performance
For new vocal or instrumental solo country recordings.
- Something In The Orange
- In His Arms
- Circles Around This Town
- Live Forever
Best Country Duo/Group Performance
For new vocal or instrumental duo/group or collaborative country recordings.
- Wishful Drinking
Ingrid Andress & Sam Hunt
- Midnight Rider’s Prayer
- Outrunnin’ Your Memory
Luke Combs & Miranda Lambert
- Does He Love You – Revisited
Reba McEntire & Dolly Parton
- Never Wanted To Be That Girl
Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde
- Going Where The Lonely Go
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
Best Country Song
A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.
- Circles Around This Town
Ryan Hurd, Julia Michaels, Maren Morris & Jimmy Robbins, songwriters (Maren Morris)
- Doin’ This
Luke Combs, Drew Parker & Robert Williford, songwriters (Luke Combs)
- I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault)
Lori McKenna & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
- If I Was A Cowboy
Jesse Frasure & Miranda Lambert, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)
- I’ll Love You Till The Day I Die
Rodney Crowell & Chris Stapleton, songwriters (Willie Nelson)
- ‘Til You Can’t
Matt Rogers & Ben Stennis, songwriters (Cody Johnson)
Best Country Album
For albums containing greater than 50% playing time of new country recordings.
- Growin’ Up
- Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville
- Humble Quest
- A Beautiful Time
Country Acts React To Their Grammy Nominations
Several stars took to social media to share their excitement for their nominations. “I’m so honored to be nominated with some of my best friends,” shared Miranda Lambert. “Can’t wait to celebrate country music together. And a big congrats to all the nominees.”
The 2023 Grammy Awards ceremony will be held February 5. Send all your love to your favorite country music artists!
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