Tanya Tucker Leads List Of 2020 Country Grammy Nominees

Nominees for the 62nd Grammy Awards were revealed Wednesday morning (Nov. 20) and there were several country stars included in…


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November 20, 2019


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Tanya Tucker; Photo by Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

Nominees for the 62nd Grammy Awards were revealed Wednesday morning (Nov. 20) and there were several country stars included in the mix.

Tanya Tucker was a favorite among Grammy voters as she earned several nominations for her latest album, While I’m Livin,’ and its centerpiece track, “Bring My Flowers Now.” The singer even landed a nod in the all-genre Song of the Year category alongside artists such as Lizzo, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga.

Tucker is the most-nominated country artist with artists such as Billy Ray Cyrus, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Dan + Shay and Ashley McBryde trailing behind with multiple nominations each.

Nominees in 84 categories were revealed on the official Grammy website. See below for a sampling of the categories. Fans can click HERE to view the entire list of nominees at Grammy.com.

The Recording Academy will announce the winners in each category during the 62nd Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. The show, hosted by Alicia Keys , will air live from Los Angeles’ STAPLES Center and broadcast on the CBS Television Network from 8:00–11:30 p.m. ET/5:00–8:30 p.m. PT.

Song of the Year

“Always Remember Us This Way” – Lady Gaga
“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish
“Bring My Flowers Now” – Tanya Tucker
“Hard Place” – H.E.R.
“Lover” – Taylor Swift
“Norman F–king Rockwell”- Lana Del Rey
“Someone You Loved” – Lewis Capaldi
“Truth Hurts” – Lizzo

Best Pop Duo / Group Performance

“Boyfriend” – Ariana Grande and Social House
“Sucker” – Jonas Brothers
“Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X (Feat. Billy Ray Cyrus)
“Sunflower” – Post Malone and Swae Lee
“Seniorita” – Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello

Record of the Year

“Hey Ma” – Bon Iver
“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish
“Seven Rings” – Ariana Grande
“Hard Place” – H.E.R.
“Talk” – Khalid
“Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X (Feat. Billy Ray Cyrus)
“Truth Hurts” – Lizzo
“Sunflower” – Post Malone and Swae Lee

Best Country Album

Desperate Man – Eric Church
Stronger Than the Truth – Reba McEntire
Interstate Gospel – Pistol Annies
Center Point Road – Thomas Rhett
While I’m Livin’ – Tanya Tucker

Best Country Song

“Bring My Flowers Now” — Tanya Tucker
“Girl Goin’ Nowhere” — Ashley McBryde
“It All Comes Out In The Wash” — Miranda Lambert
“Some Of It” — Eric Church
“Speechless” — Dan + Shay

Best Country Solo Performance

“All Your’n” – Tyler Childers
“Girl Goin’ Nowhere” – Ashley McBryde
“Ride Me Back Home” – Willie Nelson
“God’s Country” – Blake Shelton
“Bring My Flowers Now” – Tanya Tucker

Best Country Duo / Group Performance

“Brand New Man” – Brooks & Dunn with Luke Combs
“I Don’t Remember Me (Before You)” – Brothers Osborne
“Speechless” – Dan + Shay
“The Daughters” – Little Big Town
“Common” – Maren Morris (Feat. Brandi Carlile)

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.