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2024 Grammy Awards – Country, Folk, Bluegrass, Americana Nominees


Zach Bryan performing at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland (June 2023).

The nominations for the 2024 Grammy Awards were announced yesterday with Chris Stapleton, Zach Bryan, Tyler Childers and Brandy Clark leading Country/Folk/Americana nominees with three apiece.

Willie Nelson, Lainey Wilson and Brothers Osborne scored multiple nominations, and Jelly Roll and The War and Treaty made the cut to be on the list of nominees for the all-genre Best New Artist.

The 2024 Grammy Awards will take place on Feb. 4 in Los Angeles and will air locally on CBS.

2024 Grammy Awards Nominees (Country):

Best New Artist
Gracie Abrams
Fred Again..
Ice Spice
Jelly Roll
Coco Jones
Noah Kahan
Victoria Monet
The War and Treaty

Best Country Solo Performance
Tyler Childers, “In Your Love”
Brandy Clark, “Buried”
Luke Combs, “Fast Car”
Dolly Parton, “The Last Thing on My Mind”
Chris Stapleton, “White Horse”

Best Country Album
Kelsea Ballerini, Rolling Up the Welcome Mat
Brothers Osborne, Brothers Osborne
Zach Bryan, Zach Bryan
Tyle Childers, Rustin’ In the Rain
Lainey Wilson, Bell Bottom Country

Best Country Duo / Group Performance
Dierks Bentley (Feat. Billy Strings), “High Note”
Brothers Osborne, “Nobody’s Nobody”
Zach Bryan (Feat. Kacey Musgraves), “I Remember Everything”
Vince Gill and Paul Franklin, “Kissing Your Picture (Is So Cold)”
Jelly Roll with Lainey Wilson, “Save Me”
Carly Pearce (Feat. Chris Stapleton), “We Don’t Fight Anymore”

Best Country Song (Awarded to Songwriters)
Brandy Clark, “Buried””
Chris Stapleton, “White Horse”
Morgan Wallen, “Last Night”
Tyler Childers, “In Your Love”
Zach Bryan (Feat. Kacey Musgraves), “I Remember Everything”

Songwriter of the Year, Non-Classical
Edgar Barrera
Jessie Jo Dillon
Justin Tranter
Shane McAnally
Theron Thomas

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 American Roots Song (Awarded to Songwriters)
The War and Treaty, “Blank Page”
Billy Strings (Feat. Willie Nelson), “California Sober”
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, “Cast Iron Skillet”
Brand Clark (feat. Brandi Carlile), “Dear Insecurity”
Allison Russell, “The Returner”

Best American Roots Performance
Jon Batiste, “Butterly”
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”
Brand Clark (feat. Brandi Carlile), “Dear Insecurity”
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, “King of Oklahoma”
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

Best Immersive Audio Album
Alicia Keys, The Diary of Alicia Keys
Bear McCreary, God of War Ragnarok
George Strait, Blue Clear Sky
Madison Beer, Silence Between Songs
Ryan Ylyate, Act 3 (Immersive Edition)

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