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2013 Country Music Grammy Awards

Winners and nominees in the country music categories


huntery hayes album cover

Hunter Hayes was up for Best New Artist, but lost out to fun.

Image courtesy of Atlantic Records

Hunter Hayes, Eric Church, and Carrie Underwood earned multiple nominations in the country categories at the 55th annual Grammy Awards. The awards ceremony were broadcast Sunday, February 10, on CBS.

Winners are noted in bold.


Best Country Solo Performance

  • Dierks Bentley - "Home"
  • Eric Church - "Springsteen"
  • Ronnie Dunn - "Cost of Livin'"
  • Hunter Hayes - "Wanted"
  • Blake Shelton - "Over"
  • WINNER: Carrie Underwood - "Blown Away"

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

  • Eli Young Band - "Even if It Breaks Your Heart"
  • WINNER: Little Big Town - "Pontoon"
  • Taylor Swift & the Civil Wars - "Safe & Sound"
  • The Time Jumpers - "On the Outskirts of Town"
  • Don Williams featuring Alison Krauss - "I Just Come Here for the Music"

Best Country Song

  • WINNER: "Blown Away" - songwriters Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins (performed by Carrie Underwood)
  • "Cost of Livin'" - songwriters Phillip Coleman & Ronnie Dunn (performed by Ronnie Dunn)
  • "Even If It Breaks Your Heart" - songwriters Will Hoge & Eric Paslay (performed by Eli Young Band)
  • "So You Don't Have to Love Me Anymore" - songwriters Jay Knowles & Adam Wright (performed by Alan Jackson)
  • "Springsteen" - songwriters Eric Church, Jeff Hyde & Ryan Tyndell (performed by Eric Church)

Best Country Album

  • WINNER: Uncaged- Zac Brown Band
  • Hunter Hayes - Hunter Hayes
  • Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochran - Jamey Johnson
  • Four the Record - Miranda Lambert
  • The Time Jumpers - The Time Jumpers

Best Americana Album

  • The Carpenter - The Avett Brothers
  • From the Ground Up - John Fullbright
  • The Lumineers - The Lumineers
  • Babel - Mumford & Sons
  • WINNER: Slipstream - Bonnie Raitt

Best Bluegrass Album

  • The Gospel Side Of - Dailey & Vincent
  • Life Finds a Way - The Grascals
  • Beat the Devil and Carry a Rail -Noam Pikelny
  • Scratch Gravel Road - Special Consensus
  • WINNER: Nobody Knows You - Steep Canyon Rangers

Best New Artist

  • Alabama Shakes
  • WINNER: Fun.
  • Hunter Hayes
  • The Lumineers
  • Frank Ocean

For complete nomination info go to Grammy.com.

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