Clark, Childers tops country/Americana Grammy nominees
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Clark, Childers tops country/Americana Grammy nominees

Friday, November 10, 2023 – Brandi Clark led the country/Americana fields with six Grammy nominations, it was announced Friday. Childers received five nominations as did Taylor Swift, though hers were in non-country categories.

Allison Russell scored four nominations.

Nominees were:

Best Country Album
Brothers Osborne - Brothers Osborne
Kelsea Ballerini - Rolling Up the Welcome Mat
Lainey Wilson - Bell Bottom Country
Tyler Childers - Rustin' in the Rain
Zach Bryan - Zach Bryan

Best Country Solo Performance
Brandy Clark - Buried
Chris Stapleton - White Horse
Dolly Parton - The Last Thing on My Mind
Luke Combs - Fast Car
Tyler Childers - In Your Love Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Dierks Bentley ft. Billy Strings - High Note
Brothers Osborne - Nobody's Nobody
Zach Bryan ft. Kacey Musgraves - I Remember Everything
Vince Gill & Paul Franklin - Kissing Your Picture (Is So Cold)
Jelly Roll with Lainey Wilson - Save Me
Carly Pearce ft. Chris Stapleton - We Don't Fight Anymore

Best Country Song
Brandy Clark - Buried
Chris Stapleton - White Horse
Morgan Wallen - Last Night
Tyler Childers - In Your Love
Zach Bryan ft. Kacey Musgraves - I Remember Everything

Best American Roots Performance
Jon Batiste - Butterfly
Blind Boys of Alabama - Heaven Help Us All
Madison Cunningham - Inventing the Wheel
Rhiannon Giddens - You Louisiana Man
Allison Russell - Eve Was Black

Best Americana Performance
Blind Boys of Alabama - Friendship
Tyler Childers - Help Me Make It Through the Night
Brandy Clark ft. Brandi Carlile - Dear Insecurity
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit - King of Oklahoma
Allison Russell - The Returner

Best American Roots Song
The War and Treaty - Blank Page
Billy Strings ft. Willie Nelson - California Sober
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit - Cast Iron Skillet
Brandy Clark ft. Brandi Carlile - Dear Insecurity
Allison Russell - The Returner

Best Americana Album
Brandy Clark - Brandy Clark
Rodney Crowell - The Chicago Sessions
Rhiannon Giddens - You're the One
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit - Weathervanes
Allison Russell - The Returner

Best Bluegrass Album
Sam Bush - Radio John: Songs of John Hartford
Michael Cleveland - Lovin' of the Game
Mighty Poplar - Mighty Poplar
Willie Nelson - Bluegrass
Billy Strings - Me/And/Dad
Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway - City of Gold

Best Folk Album
Dom Flemons - Traveling Wildfire
The Milk Carton Kids - I Only See the Moon
Joni Mitchell - Joni Mitchell at Newport [Live]
Nickel Creek - Celebrants
Old Crow Medicine Show - Jubilee
Paul Simon - Psalms
Rufus Wainwright - Folkocracy

Childers also was nominated for Best Music Video for "In Your Love."

Taylor Swift received a Best Album nomination for "Midnights." She received separate Record and Song of the Year and Pop Solo Performance nominations for "Anti-Hero" as well as Best Pop/Duo Group Performance with Ice Spice for "Karma."

Jelly Roll and The and Treaty received Grammy nominations for Best New Artist.

"Shucked," the Shane McAnally/Brandy Clark Broadway show, was nominated for Best Musical Theat3er Album.

Songwriter of the Year, Non-Classical nominees included Jessie Jo Dillon and Shane McAnally.

George Strait was nominated for Best Immersive Audio Album for "Blue Clear Sky."

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