Brandi Carlile was in “complete shock” after her, Natalie Hemby and Lori McKenna were announced as the winners of the GRAMMY Award for Best Country Song on Sunday, March 14!
During the GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony, “Crowded Table” was crowned Best Country Song. A track that appears on The Highwomen’s self-titled debut album, and was co-written by Carlile alongside Natalie Hemby and Lori McKenna.
“I am in complete shock,” Carlile said accepting the award. “I’m so thrilled, first and foremost, Lori McKenna and Natalie Hemby, my girls, thank you so much for inviting me to do this beautiful song. And to The Highwomen, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris, Sheryl Crow, Yola and of course the beloved Dave Cobb.”
“And to everyone who voted for our band, we just wanted to see women in country music embraced, platformed…” Carlile added. “And we’re seeing that more and more. What a complete astounding honor.”
Other nominees in the category included Miranda Lambert’s “Bluebird,” Maren Morris’ “The Bones,” Ingrid Andress’ “More Hearts Than Mine” and Old Dominion’s “Some People Do.”
The 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards will feature performances by Taylor Swift, Bad Bunny, Miranda Lambert, Black Pumas, BTS, Brandi Carlile, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Billie Eilish, HAIM, Megan Thee Stallion, Cardi B, Brittany Howard, Lil Baby, Mickey Guyton, Maren Morris, Dua Lipa, Chris Martin, John Mayer, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch and Harry Styles.
Hosted by Trevor Noah, “Music’s Biggest Night” will air on Sunday, March 14 at 8:00 p.m. ET on CBS Television Network.