Nashville Grammy Nominees

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: A detailed view of the GRAMMY awards in the press room at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

This morning, the Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards and Nashville was well-represented across all of the categories.

In addition to the country categories, Nashville’s brightest shined in some of the general categories as well, with Sturgill Simpson nabbing a nod for album of the year and Maren Morris and Kelsea Ballerini representing country in the category of Best New Artist. Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott picked up a nod for “Thy Will” and Kelly Clarkson grabbed one for her live version of “Piece by Piece.”

The show will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 12, 2017.

Album Of The Year
25 — Adele
Lemonade — Beyoncé
Purpose — Justin Bieber
Views — Drake
A Sailor’s Guide To Earth — Sturgill Simpson

Best New Artist
Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Chance The Rapper
Maren Morris
Anderson .Paak

Best Country Solo Performance
Love Can Go to Hell by Brandy Clark
Vice by Miranda Lambert
My Church by Maren Morris
Church Bells by Carrie Underwood
Blue Ain’t Your Color by Keith Urban

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Different for Girls by Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King
21 Summer by Brothers Osborne
Setting the World on Fire by Kenny Chesney & P!nk
Jolene by Pentatonix featuring Dolly Parton
Think of You by Chris Young with Cassadee Pope

Best Country Song
Blue Ain’t Your Color by Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey & Steven Lee Olsen, songwriters (Keith Urban)
Die a Happy Man by Sean Douglas, Thomas Rhett & Joe Spargur, songwriters (Thomas Rhett)
Humble and Kind by Lori McKenna, songwriter (Tim McGraw)
My Church by busbee & Maren Morris, songwriters (Maren Morris)
Vice by Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)

Best Country Album
Big Day in a Small Town by Brandy Clark
Full Circle by Loretta Lynn
Hero by Maren Morris
A Sailor’s Guide to Earth by Sturgill Simpson
Ripcord by Keith Urban

Best Pop Solo Performance
Hello by Adele
Hold Up by Beyonce
Love Yourself by Justin Bieber
Piece by Piece (Idol Version) by Kelly Clarkson
Dangerous Woman by Ariana Grande

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
Trust in You by Lauren Daigle; Lauren Daigle, Michael Farren & Paul Mabury, songwriters
Priceless by For King & Country; Benjamin Backus, Seth Mosley, Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone & Tedd Tjornhom, songwriters
King of the World by Natalie Grant; Natalie Grant, Becca Mizell & Samuel Mizell, songwriters
Thy Will by Hillary Scott & The Scott Family; Bernie Herms, Hillary Scott & Emily Weisband, songwriters
Chain Breaker by Zach Williams; Mia Fieldes, Jonathan Smith & Zach Williams, songwriters