Chris Stapleton neemt drie Grammys mee tijdens de Grammy Awards 2018

29 januari 2018

Grammy Awards 2018


Vanacht werden de Grammy´s uitgerijkt tijdens de Grammy Awards 2018.



Na het winnen van twee Grammy's in 2016, stapte Chris Stapleton gisteravond (28 januari) opnieuw het podium op tijdens de Grammy's van 2018 en won dit keer maar liefs drie prijzen, voor Best Country Album (From A Room: Vol.1), Best Country Solo Performance ("Either Way")  en Best Country Song ("Broken Halos").


“It’s a wonderful room to be in all these people tonight and we’re so proud of . . . we always try to make great records as good as we can and I guess this is a testament to that,” zij Chris toen hij de award kreeg voor Best Country Album. “So, thank you everybody that works so hard for us and out on the road and it’s a real joy to get to make music.”



Little Big Town pakte de Grammy voor Best Country Duo / Group Performance voor 'Better Man'. Dit was LBT's derde overwinning in de categorie, na 'Pontoon' uit 2013 en 'Girl Crush' uit 2016.



Reba McEntire heeft haar derde Grammy uit haar carrière  met Songs of Faith & Hope, voor Best Roots Gospel Album.



“It feels great to be honored with the gospel award,” aldus Reba. “I’ve been singing gospel music all my life . . . I totally enjoyed making the album.”



Jason Isbell won twee Grammy's voor Best American Roots Song voor "If We Were Vampire" en Best Americana Album voor The Nashville Sound.



Onderstaand de genomineerden en de winnaars in de categorieën Country, Americana, Bluegrass en Folk.

Best Country Album

  • “Cosmic Hallelujah, Kenny Chesney
  • “Heart Break”, Lady Antebellum
  • “The Breaker”, Little Big Town
  • “Life Changes”, Thomas Rhett
  • “From A Room: Volume 1”, Chris Stapleton — WINNAAR

Best Country Song (Awarded to Songwriters)

  • “Better Man,” Little Big Town
  • “Body Like a Back Road,” Sam Hunt
  • “Broken Halos,” Chris Stapleton — WINNAAR
  • “Drinkin’ Problem,” Midland
  • “Tin Man,” Miranda Lambert

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 — WINNAAR

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 — WINNAAR
  • “Drinkin’ Problem,” Midland

Best Americana Album

  • “Southern Blood”, Gregg Allman
  • “Shine on Rainy Day”, Brent Cobb
  • “Beast Epic”, Iron & Wine
  • “The Nashville Sound”, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit — WINNAAR
  • “Brand New Day”, The Mavericks

Best American Roots Song (Awarded to Songwriters)

  • “Cumberland Gap,” David Rawlings
  • “I Wish You Well,” The Mavericks
  • “If We Were Vampires,” Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit — WINNAAR
  • “It Ain’t Over Yet,” Rodney Crowell Feat. Rosanne Cash and John Paul White
  • “My Only True Friend,” Gregg Allman

Best American Roots Performance

  • “Killer Diller Blues,” Alabama Shakes — WINNAAR
  • “Let My Mother Live,” Blind Boys of Alabama
  • “Arkansas Farmboy,” Glen Campbell
  • “Steer Your Way,” Leonard Cohen
  • “I Never Cared for You,” Alison Krauss

Best Bluegrass Album

  • “Fiddlers Dream”, Michael Cleveland
  • “Laws of Gravity”, The Infamous Stringdusters — WINNAAR
  • “Original”, Bobby Osborne
  • “Universal Favorite”, Noam Pikelny
  • “All the Rage — In Concert Volume 1 [Live]”, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage — WINNAAR

Best Folk Album

  • “Mental Illness”, Aimee Mann — WINNAAR
  • “Semper Femina”, Laura Marling
  • “The Queen of Hearts”, Offa Rex
  • “You Don’t Own Me Anymore”, Secret Sisters
  • “The Laughing Apple”, Yusuf / Cat Stevens