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The 58th Annual Grammy Awards – Country/Americana Winners

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Last night the 58th annual Grammy Awards took place live from Los Angeles on CBS, and there were plenty of country and Americana artists on hand to make it a great one. Performers included Chris Stapleton and Bonnie Raitt (BB King tribute), Luke Bryan (Lionel Richie tribute), Little Big Town, Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt, The Eagles (Glenn Frey tribute) and The Mavericks, while Cam stopped by to present the award for Best Country Album. Here is the full list of country, Americana and roots winners:

Best Country Album

Sam Hunt, Montevallo
Little Big Town, Pain Killer
Ashley Monroe, The Blade
Kacey Musgraves, Pageant Material
Chris Stapleton, Traveller — WINNER!

Best Country Song (Awarded to Songwriters)

Lee Ann Womack, “Chances Are”
Tim McGraw feat. Catherine Dunn, “Diamond Rings and Old Barstools”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush” — WINNER!
Brandy Clark, “Hold My Hand”
Chris Stapleton, “Traveller”

Best Country Solo Performance

Cam, “Burning House”
Chris Stapleton, “Traveller” — WINNER!
Carrie Underwood, “Little Toy Guns”
Keith Urban, “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16”
Lee Ann Womack, “Chances Are”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Brothers Osborne, “Stay a Little Longer”
Joey + Rory, “If I Needed You”
Charles Kelley, Dierks Bentley and Eric Paslay, “The Driver”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush” — WINNER!
Blake Shelton feat. Ashley Monroe, “Lonely Tonight”

Best Americana Album

Brandi Carlile, The Firewatcher’s Daughter
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, The Traveling Kind
Jason Isbell, Something More Than Free – WINNER!
The Mavericks, Mono
Punch Brothers, The Phosphorescent Blues 

Best American Roots Song (Awarded to Songwriters)

The Mavericks, “All Night Long”
Don Henley and Merle Haggard, “The Cost of Living”
Punch Brothers, “Julep”
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, “The Traveling Kind”
Jason Isbell, “24 Frames” – WINNER!

Best American Roots Performance

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, “And Am I Born to Die”
Buddy Guy, “Born to Play Guitar”
The Milk Carton Kids, “City of Our Lady”
Punch Brothers, “Julep”
Mavis Staples, “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean” – WINNER!

Best Bluegrass Album

Dale Ann Bradley, Pocket Full of Keys
Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley, Before the Sun Goes Down
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, In Session
Ralph Stanley & Friends, Man of Constant Sorrow
The SteelDrivers, The Muscle Shoals Recordings – WINNER!

Best Folk Album

Norman Blake, Wood, Wire & Words
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn – WINNER!
Rhiannon Giddens, Tomorrow Is My Turn
Patty Griffin, Servant of Love
Glen Hansard, Didn’t He Ramble

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

Empire: Season 1
Fifty Shades of Grey
Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me — WINNER!
Pitch Perfect 2
Selma

Best Recording Package

Alagoas, Alagoas
Snoop Dogg, Bush
Florence + the Machine, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Elvis Presley, My Happiness
Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, Asleep at the Wheel — WINNER!

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