2012 Country Grammy Nominees & Highlights [VIDEO]
The “Grammy Nominations Concert Live” was held last night in Los Angeles and country music was sure represented well! Taylor Swift is up for 3 nominations (wonder where she stores all these darn awards!), Blake Shelton is also up for 3 and there were some really cool performances on the show. Check out The Band Perry, Jason Aldean w/ Ludacris and Sugarland w/ Lady Gaga right here!….Nominees for the 54th Grammy Awards- COUNTRY
BEST SOLO PERFORMANCE- Dirt Road Anthem- Jason Aldean, Honey Bee- Blake Shelton, Mean- Taylor Swift, Mama’s Song- Carrie Underwood.
BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE- Don’t You Wanna Stay- Jason Aldean w/ Kelly Clarkson, You & Tequila - Kenny Chesney w/ Grace Potter, Barton Hollow- The Civil Wars, Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not- Thompson Square.
BEST COUNTRY SONG- “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” Jim Collins & David Lee Murphy, songwriters (Thompson Square) , “God Gave Me You” - Dave Barnes, songwriter (Blake Shelton), “Just Fishin’” – Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell & Ed Hill, songwriters (Trace Adkins), “Mean” - Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift), “Threaten Me With Heaven” - Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Will Owsley & Dillon O’Brian, songwriters (Vince Gill), “You And Tequila” – Matraca Berg & Deana Carter, songwriters (Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter)
THE BAND PERRY
JASON ALDEAN & LUDACRIS
LADY GAGA & SUGARLAND