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Chris Stapleton Sweeps The Grammy Awards


The winners of the 2022 Grammy Awards have been announced and Chris Stapleton went 3 for 3 in taking home the trophy in his nominated categories.

The Grammy winners in three of country music categories were announced on Sunday afternoon (April 3) in a ceremony held prior to the televised show. Chris Stapleton took home Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song, while Brothers Osborne won their first-ever Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance.

Stapleton also won Best Country Album for Starting Over, sweeping his categories.

Mickey Guyton and Stapleton were the leaders of the country music nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards, with each garnering three nods. Kacey Musgraves scored two nominations, and Brothers Osborne, Miranda Lambert and Sturgill Simpson also picked up two nominations in country categories.

Jimmie Allen was nominated for the all-genre award for Best New Artist in 2022, and Brandi Carlile’s “Right on Time” was nominated in the all-genre Record of the Year category.

Willie Nelson and Dolly Parton both received nominations in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal category, for their albums That’s Life and A Holly Dolly Christmas. Carrie Underwood’s faith-based album, My Savior, was nominated for Best Roots Gospel Album.

2022 Grammy Awards Winners (Country):

Best Country Solo Performance

Luke Combs, “Forever After All”
Mickey Guyton, “Remember Her Name”
Jason Isbell, “All I Do is Drive”
Kacey Musgraves, “Camera Roll”
Chris Stapleton, “You Should Probably Leave” — WINNER

Best Country Duo / Group Performance

Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood, “If I Didn’t Love You”
Brothers Osborne, “Younger Me” — WINNER
Dan + Shay, “Glad You Exist”
Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd, “Chasing After You”
Miranda Lambert and Elle King, “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)”

Best Country Song (Awarded to Songwriters)

“Better Than We Found It” by Maren Morris (Jessie Jo Dillon, Maren Morris, Jimmy Robbins and Laura Veltz)
“Camera Roll” by Kacey Musgraves (Ian Fitchuk, Kacey Musgraves and Daniel Tashian)
“Cold” by Chris Stapleton (Dave Cobb, J.T. Cure, Derek Mixon and Chris Stapleton) — WINNER
“Country Again” by Thomas Rhett (Zach Crowell, Ashley Gorley and Thomas Rhett)
“Fancy Like” by Walker Hayes (Cameron Bartolini, Walker Hayes, Josh Jenkins and Shane Stevens)
“Remember Her Name” by Mickey Guyton (Mickey Guyton, Blake Hubbard, Jarrod Ingram and Parker Welling

Best Country Album

Brothers Osborne, Skeletons
Mickey Guyton, Remember Her Name
Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall and Jack Ingram, The Marfa Tapes
Sturgill Simpson, The Ballad of Dood & Juanita
Chris Stapleton, Starting Over — WINNER

Best New Artist

Aroof Aftab
Jimmie Allen
Baby Keem
Glass Animals
Japanese Breakfast
The Kid Laroi
Arlo Parks
Olivia Rodrigo — WINNER

Record of the Year

ABBA, “I Still Have Faith in You”
Jon Batiste, “Freedom”
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, “I Get a Kick Out of You”
Justin Bieber feat. Daniel Caesar and Giveon, “Peaches”
Brandi Carlile, “Right on Time”
Doja Cat feat. SZA, “Kiss Me More”
Billie Eilish, “Happier Than Ever”
Lil Nas X, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”
Olivia Rodrigo, “Drivers License”
Silk Sonic, “Leave the Door Open” — WINNER

Best Americana Album

Downhill from Everywhere, Jackson Brown
Leftover Feelings, John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band
Native Sons, Los Lobos — WINNER
Outside Child, Allison Russell
Stand for Myself, Yola

Best American Roots Song (Awarded to Songwriters)

Rhiannon Giddens, “Avalon”
Valerie June, “Call Me a Fool”
Jon Batiste, “Cry” — WINNER
Yola, “Diamond Studded Shoes”
Allison Russell, “Nightflyer”

Best American Roots Performance

Jon Batiste, “Cry” — WINNER
Billy Strings, “Love and Regret”
Blind Boys of Alabama, “I Wish I Knew How it Would Feel to Be Free” (feat. Bela Fleck)
Brandy Clark, “Same Devil (feat. Brandi Carlile)
Alison Russell, “Nightflyer”

Best Bluegrass Album

Billy Strings, Renewal
Béla Fleck, My Bluegrass Heart — WINNER
The Infamous Stringdusters, A Tribute to Bill Monroe
Sturgill Simpson, Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 1: The Butcher Shoppe Sessions
Rhonda Vincent, Music is What I See

Best Folk Album

Mary Chapin Carpenter, One Night Lonely (Live)
Tyler Childers, Long Violent History
Madison Cunningham, Wednesday (Extended Edition)
Rhiannon Giddens (With Francesco Turrisi), They’re Calling Me Home — WINNER
Sarah Jerosz, Blue Heron Suite

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