Country music shut out of all-genre categories

Nominations for the 60th annual Grammy Awards have been announced! But for the first time in more than a decade, country music has been shut out of the biggest all-genre categories.

Jay-Z leads  this year’s nominees list with 8 nominations, followed close behind by  Kendrick Lamar (7), Bruno Mars (6) and Childish Gambino (5).

In the country categories, Chris Stapleton leads with three nominations.

The 60th annual Grammy Awards take place Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Best Country Solo Performance

Body Like A Back Road - Sam Hunt

Losing You - Alison Krauss

Tin Man - Miranda Lambert

I Could Use A Love Song - Maren Morris

Either Way - Chris Stapleton

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

It Ain't My Fault - Brothers Osborne

My Old Man - Zac Brown Band

You Look Good - Lady Antebellum

Better Man - Little Big Town

Drinkin' Problem – Midland

Best Country Song

Better Man - Taylor Swift, songwriter (Little Big Town)

Body Like A Back Road - Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Sam Hunt)

Broken Halos - Mike Henderson & Chris Stapleton, songwriters (Chris Stapleton)Drinkin’ Problem - Jess Carson, Cameron Duddy, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne & Mark Wystrach, songwriters (Midland)

Tin Man - Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)

Best Country Album

Cosmic Hallelujah - Kenny Chesney

Heart Break - Lady AntebellumThe Breaker - Little Big Town

Life Changes - Thomas Rhett

From A Room: Volume 1 - Chris Stapleton

See the full list of Grammy nominations HERE.

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