The 2020 Country Grammy nominees were announced…
The nominees for the 2020 Grammy Awards were announced and the country nominees have some surprises and some that were expected. In the Best Country Solo Performance category some nominees include Ashley McBryde, Willie Nelson, Blake Shelton and Tanya Tucker.
The Best Country Duo/Group Performance category includes Brooks and Dunn's duet with Luke Combs, "Brand New Man," and Maren Morris's tune with Brand Carlile called "Common" - they are going up against Brothers Osborne, Dan and Shay and Little Big Town.
Thomas Rhett received a Best Country Album nomination that surprised even him. Eric Church is also nominated in that category, as well as in Best Country Song, that see’s Miranda Lambert with a nod. And the ladies dominate the rest of the Best Country Album category with Reba McEntire, Pistol Annies and Tanya Tucker.
Tanya Tucker is the front runner with four nominations. Ashley McBryde, Dan and Shay and Eric Church each received a pair of nominations.