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Grammy Nominations: Chris Stapleton Leads Country Nods

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Chris Stapleton leads his country counterparts in total GRAMMY nominations for 2018.

The superstar crop of nominees were revealed Tuesday morning (Nov. 28) on CBS This Morning and GRAMMY.com, and Chris as well as a slew of other country stars were represented.

The "Broken Halos" singer earns three total nominations this year, including Best Country Album (From A Room: Volume 1), Best Country Song ("Broken Halos") and Best Country Solo Performance ("Either Way").

Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Sam Hunt, Midland and Miranda Lambert each received two nominations, while former country star Taylor Swift got a nod for Best Country Song ("Better Man"). She also earned a nomination for Best Song Written For Visual Media ("I Don't Wanna Live Forever" for Fifty Shades Darker).

JAY-Z leads total nominations with eight total, followed closely by Kendrick Lamar (seven), Bruno Mars (six), Childish Gambino (five), Khalid (five), No I.D. (five) and SZA (five).

The GRAMMY Awards airs Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, live from Madison Square Garden in New York on CBS. See the full list of country nominees below.


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

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 (Little Big Town)
Body Like a Back Road - Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally & Josh Osborne (Sam Hunt)
Broken Halos - Mike Henderson & Chris Stapleton (Chris Stapleton)
Drinkin Problem - Jess Carson, Cameron Duddy, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne & Mark Wystrach (Midland)
Tin Man - Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall (Miranda Lambert)

Best Roots Gospel Album
The Best Of The Collingsworth Family - Volume 1
Give Me Jesus - Larry Cordle
ResurrectionSing It Now: Songs Of Faith & Hope - Reba McEntire
Hope For All Nations

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