The 2022 GRAMMY Awards Nominees Announced

Check out the full list of country music categories and nominees for the 2022 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards taking place on January 31st, 2022.

This morning The Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards which will take place on January 31st, 2022 on CBS.

First time country nominees, include Jimmie Allen and Walker Hayes for their respective categories. Of course, GRAMMY favorites like Kacey Musgraves and Chris Stapleton also received multiple award nods. Country music standout, Mickey Guyton also received three nominations for the major country music categories. She makes history with her nominations.

Tune in on January 31st on CBS at 8 PM to see who wins and find the full list of country categories below.


Record Of The Year
Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s), if other than the artist.

“Right On Time”- Brandi Carlile
“Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”- Lil Nas X
“Freedom”- Jon Batiste
“I Get A Kick Out Of You”- Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
“Peaches”- Justin Beiber ft. Daniel Caesar & Giveon
“Kiss Me More”- Doja Cat ft. SZA
“Happier Than Ever”- Billie Eilish


Best New Artist
This category recognizes an artist whose eligibility-year release(s) achieved a breakthrough into the public consciousness and notably impacted the musical landscape.

Jimmie Allen
Arooj Aftab
Baby Keem
Glass Animals
Japanese Breakfast
Arlo Parks
Olivia Rodrigo


Best Country Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new country recordings.

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


Best Country Solo Performance
For new vocal or instrumental solo country recordings.

“Forever After All”- Luke Combs
“Remember Her Name”- Mickey Guyton
“All I Do Is Drive”- Jason Isbell
“camera roll”- Kacey Musgraves
“You Should Probably Leave”- Chris Stapleton


Best Country Duo/Group Performance
For new vocal or instrumental duo/group or collaborative country recordings.

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


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.

“Better Than We Found It”
Jessie Jo Dillon, Maren Morris, Jimmy Robbins & Laura Veltz (Maren Morris)

“camera roll”
Ian Fitchuk, Kacey Musgraves & Daniel Tashian (Kacey Musgraves)

Dave Cobb, J.T. Cure, Derek Mixon & Chris Stapleton (Chris Stapleton)

“Country Again”
Zach Crowell, Ashley Gorley & Thomas Rhett (Thomas Rhett)

“Fancy Like”
Cameron Bartolini, Walker Hayes, Josh Jenkins & Shane Stevens (Walker Hayes)

“Remember Her Name”
Mickey Guyton, Blake Hubbard, Jarrod Ingram & Park Welling (Mickey Guyton)


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