Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Grammy nominations are just in...

Best New Artist (all-genre):
Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Chance The Rapper
Maren Morris
Anderson .Paak

Best Country Solo Performance:
"Love Can Go To Hell" — Brandy Clark
"Vice" — Miranda Lambert
"My Church" — Maren Morris
"Church Bells" — Carrie Underwood
"Blue Ain't Your Color" — Keith Urban

Best Country Duo/Group Performance:

"Different for Girls" — Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King
"21 Summer" — Brothers Osborne
"Setting The World On Fire" — Kenny Chesney & P!nk
"Jolene" — Pentatonix Featuring Dolly Parton
"Think Of You" — Chris Young With Cassadee Pope

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

Best Country Album:
Big Day In A Small Town — Brandy Clark
Full Circle — Loretta Lynn
Hero — Maren Morris
A Sailor's Guide To Earth — Sturgill Simpson
Ripcord — Keith Urban

Every year Brett Eldredge goes with his family to a Christmas Eve candlelight service and he tries to see how close he can get his face to the flame without being burned. Brett says the Cubs winning the World Series was his gift this year and a fan gave him a mini Cubs jersey for his dog Edgar. 

Blake Shelton performs on The Voice tonight then Miranda Lambert’s on Late Night With Seth Meyers. 

Chris Young’s Christmas tradition is decorating the tree together at his parent’s house. He says they never miss a year. It also includes his mom’s cheese biscuits he says are absolutely amazing, 

Kelsea Ballerini is headed to Australia with her boyfriend the day after Christmas for two weeks to visit his family as he’s from there. Yesterday Kelsea chopped several inches off her hair saying she wanted to get it strong and healthy again. 

Finally - Shania says she expects to finish her new album before the end of the year.