Country & Christian Artists Receive Multiple GRAMMY Nominations

Billy Ray Cyrus

GRAMMY nominations were released on Wednesday, November 20. The 62nd annual award show will air January 26 on CBS.

A handful of country and Christian artists received multiple nominations, including:

  • Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X for “Old Town Road (Billy Ray Cyrus Remix)” in the all-genre Record Of The Year and Best Music Video categories, as well as Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.

“I want to thank the fans. This is the people’s record. ‘Old Town Road’ is the people’s song. So much to be thankful for. Truly an honor. It’s a great time to be a singer/songwriter from Flatwoods, Kentucky,” said Cyrus in a release.

  • Tanya Tucker received four GRAMMY® Award nominations including Song Of The Year: “Bring My Flowers Now,” Best Country Album: While I’m Livin’, Best Country Solo Performance: “Bring My Flowers Now,” and Best Country Song: “Bring My Flowers Now.” The four nominations lead all 2020 Country GRAMMY®nominees.
  • Brandi Carlile is nominated for three awards: Song of the Year (“Bring My Flowers Now” performed by Tanya Tucker), Best Country Song (“Bring My Flowers Now” performed by Tanya Tucker) and Best Country Duo/Group Performance (“Common” performed with Maren Morris). “Bring My Flowers Now” was written by Carlile, Tucker and Carlile’s longtime collaborators and bandmates Tim and Phil Hanseroth and is from Tucker’s acclaimed new album While I’m Livin’—co-produced by Carlile and Shooter Jennings—which is also nominated for Best Country Album.
  • Dolly Parton received two GRAMMY nominations, one for her collaboration with for King & County on “God Only Knows” for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song and Best Song Written for Visual Media Category for the song she co-wrote with Linda Perry for Girl in the Movies, a track for Dumplin’, the Netflix flim. This brings Partons total GRAMMY nominations to 49, she has won eight GRAMMYS.
  • for KING & COUNTRY, in addition to their nomination with Dolly Parton on the hit track “God Only Knows” has been nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song, also received a nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album.
  • TobyMac’s latest project, THE ELEMENTS, a nod for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album. Steven Curtis Chapman earns 18th GRAMMY® nomination as Deeper Roots: Where The Bluegrass Grows receives a GRAMMY® nomination for Best Roots Gospel Album.

Song of the Year category showcases Nashville songwriters, Natalie Hemby, Hillary Lindsey & Lori McKenna, songwriters with Lady Gaga for “Always Remember Us This Way” which was featured in the movie A Star is Born.

See the complete list of nominations here.