Stapleton wins three Grammys
Sunday, January 28, 2018
– Chris Stapleton won three Grammys on Sunday, while and Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit each took home two on Sunday.
Stapleton won Best Country Album for "From a Room - Volume 1," Best Country Solo Performance for "Either Way" and Best Country Song for "Broken Halos," which he wrote with Mike Henderson.
Isbell and band took "If We Were Vampires" to the Grammy for Best American Roots Song and Best Americana Album for "The Nashville Sound."
There was a tie for Best Bluegrass Album among The Infamous Stringdusters for "Laws of Gravity" and Rhonda Vincent And The Rage for "All The Rage - In Concert Volume One." "Cannot thank you all enough for being along for this ride!," said the Stringdusters in a statement. "Winning this award was made even better by sharing the honor with Rhonda Vincent."
Little Big Town won the Grammy for Best Country/Duo Performance for "Better Man."
Reba McEntire won the Best Roots Gospel Album Grammy for "Sing It Now Songs of Faith & Hope."
Alabama Shakes took a Grammy for Best American Roots Performance for "Killer Diller Blues."
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