Here Are Country’s 2019 Grammy Awards Winners
The women of country music dominated the 2019 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night (Feb. 10).
Kacey Musgraves swept all of her categories, taking home Best Country Solo Performance for "Butterflies" and Best Country Song for "Space Cowboy." Musgraves also won Best Country Album and the mainstream Album of the Year category for Golden Hour.
Brandi Carlile was also a big winner, taking home Best American Roots Performance and Best American Roots Song just moments later, both for her song "The Joke." Directly after that, she also won Best Americana Album for By the Way, I Forgive You.
Country women played an exceptionally large role in the Grammy Awards nominations in 2019, with Carlile leading all female artists who were nominated. She was nominated for six Grammy Awards in 2019, including in the mainstream categories of Album, Song and Record of the Year.
The 2019 Grammy Awards televised ceremony took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., hosted by Alicia Keys.
2019 Grammy Winners (Country):
Best Country Album
Unapologetically, Kelsea Ballerini
Port Saint Joe, Brothers Osborne
Girl Going Nowhere, Ashley McBryde
Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves — THE WINNER
From A Room: Vol. 2, Chris Stapleton
Best Country Song (Awarded to Songwriters)
"Break Up in the End," Cole Swindell (Jessie Jo Dillon, Chase McGill and Jon Nite)
"Dear Hate," Maren Morris feat. Vince Gill (Tom Douglas, David Hodges and Maren Morris)
"I Lived It," Blake Shelton (Rhett Akins, Ross Copperman, Ashley Gorley and Ben Hayslip)
"Space Cowboy," Kacey Musgraves (Luke Laird, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves) — THE WINNER!
"Tequila," Dan + Shay (Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds and Dan Smyers)
"When Someone Stops Loving You," Little Big Town (Hillary Lindsey, Chase McGill and Lori McKenna)
Best Country Solo Performance
"Wouldn't It Be Great?" Loretta Lynn
"Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters," Maren Morris
"Butterflies," Kacey Musgraves — THE WINNER!
"Millionaire," Chris Stapleton
"Parallel Line," Keith Urban
Best Country Duo / Group Performance
"Shoot Me Straight," Brothers Osborne
"Tequila," Dan + Shay — THE WINNER!
"When Someone Stops Loving You," Little Big Town
"Dear Hate," Maren Morris feat. Vince Gill
"Meant to Be," Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha
Album of the Year
Invasions of Privacy, Cardi B
By the Way, I Forgive You, Brandi Carlile
Beer Bongs & Bentleys, Post Malone
Dirty Computer, Janelle Monae
Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves — THE WINNER!
Black Panther: The Album, Kendrick Lamar
Record of the Year
"I Like It," Cardi B
"The Joke," Brandi Carlile
"This Is America," Childish Gambino — THE WINNER!
"God's Plan," Drake
"Shallow," Lady Gaga
"All the Stars," Kendrick Lamar and SZA
"Rockstar," Post Malone feat. 21
"The Middle," Maren Morris, Zedd and Grey
Song of the Year
"All The Stars" — Kendrick Duckworth, Solána Rowe, Al Shuckburgh, Mark Spears & Anthony Tiffith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar & SZA)
"Boo'd Up" — Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane, songwriters (Ella Mai)
"God's Plan" — Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Drake)
"In My Blood" — Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris, Shawn Mendes & Geoffrey Warburton, songwriters (Shawn Mendes)
"The Joke" — Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth, songwriters (Brandi Carlile)
"The Middle" — Sarah Aarons, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Marcus Lomax, Kyle Trewartha, Michael Trewartha & Anton Zaslavski, songwriters (Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey)
"Shallow" — Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper)
"This Is America" — Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish Gambino) — THE WINNER
Best New Artist
Chloe x Halle
Greta Van Fleet
Dua Lipa — THE WINNER!
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Best Pop Vocal Album
Camila, Camila Cabello
Meaning of Life, Kelly Clarkson
Sweetener, Ariana Grande — THE WINNER!
Shawn Mendes, Shawn Mendes
Beautiful Trauma, Pink
Reputation, Taylor Swift
Best Americana Album
By the Way, I Forgive You, Brandi Carlile — THE WINNER!
Things Have Changed, Bettye LaVette
The Tree of Forgiveness, John Prine
The Lonely, the Lonesome & the Gone, Lee Ann Womack
One Drop of Truth, The Wood Brothers
Best American Roots Song (Awarded to Songwriters)
"All the Trouble," Lee Ann Womack (Waylon Payne, Lee Ann Womack and Adam Wright)
"Build a Bridge," Mavis Staples (Jeff Tweedy)
"The Joke," Brandi Carlile (Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth and Tim Hanseroth) — THE WINNER!
"Knockin' on Your Screen Door," John Prine (Pat McLaughlin and John Prine)
"Summer's End," John Prine (Pat McLaughlin and John Prine)
Best American Roots Performance
"Kick Rocks," Sean Ardoin
"Saint James Infirmary Blues," Jon Batiste
"The Joke," Brandi Carlile — THE WINNER!
"All on My Mind," Anderson East
"Last Man Standing," Willie Nelson
Best Bluegrass Album
Portraits in Fiddles, Mike Barnett
Sister Sadie II, Sister Sadie
Rivers and Roads, Special Consensus
The Travelin' McCourys, The Travelin' McCourys — THE WINNER!
North of Despair, Wood & Wire
Best Folk Album
Whistle Down the Wind, Joan Baez
Black Cowboys, Dom Flemons
Rifles & Rosary Beads, Mary Gauthier
Weed Garden, Iron & Wine
All Ashore, Punch Brothers — THE WINNER!
Best Pop Duo / Group Performance
"Fall in Line," Christina Aguilera feat. Demi Lovato
"Don't Go Breaking My Heart," Backstreet Boys
"'S Wonderful," Tony Bennett and Diana Krall
"Shallow," Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper — THE WINNER!
"Girls Like You," Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B
"Say Something," Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton
"The Middle," Maren Morris, Zedd and Grey
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Love Is Here to Stay, Tony Bennett and Diana Krall
My Way, Willie Nelson — THE WINNER!
Nat "King Cole & Me, Gregory Porter
Standards (Deluxe), Seal
The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!, Barbra Streisand
Best Roots Gospel Album
Unexpected, Jason Crabb — THE WINNER!
Clear Skies, Ernie Haase and Signature Sound
Favorites: Revisited by Request, The Isaacs
Still Standing, The Martins
Love Love Love, Gordon Mote
Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals
"It Was a Very Good Year," Willie Nelson (Matt Rollings and Kristin Wilkinson)
"Jolene," Dan Pugach (Dan Pugach and Nicole Zuraitis)
"Mona Lisa," Gregory Porter (Vince Mendoza)
"Nina," Magos Herrera and Brooklyn Rider (Gonzalo Grau)
"Spiderman Theme," Randy Waldman feat. Take 6 and Chris Potter (Randy Waldman) — THE WINNER!
Best Historical Album
Any Other Way, Jackie Shane (Rob Bowman, Douglas Mcgowan, Rob Sevier and Ken Shipley, compilation producers; Jeff Lipton, mastering engineer)
At the Louisiana Hayride Tonight ..., Various Artists (Martin Hawkins, compilation producer; Christian Zwarg, mastering engineer)
Battleground Korea: Songs and Sounds of America's Forgotten War, Various Artists (Hugo Keesing, compilation producer; Christian Zwarg, mastering engineer)
A Rhapsody in Blue -- The Extraordinary Life of Oscar Levant, Oscar Levant (Robert Russ, compilation producer; Andreas K. Meyer and Rebekah Wineman, mastering engineers)
Voices of Mississippi: Artists and Musicians Documented By William Ferris, Various Artists (William Ferris, April Ledbetter and Steven Lance Ledbetter, compilation producers; Michael Graves, mastering engineer) - THE WINNER!
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn't Do, The Milk Carton Kids (Ryan Freeland and Kenneth Pattengale, engineers; Kim Rosen, mastering engineer)
Colors, Beck (Julian Burg, Serban Ghenea, David "Elevator" Greenbaum, John Hanes, Beck Hansen, Greg Kurstin, Florian Lagatta, Cole M.G.N., Alex Pasco, Jesse Shatkin, Darrell Thorp and Cassidy Turbin, engineers; Chris Bellman, Tom Coyne, Emily Lazar and Randy Merrill, mastering engineers) — THE WINNER!
Earthtones, Bahamas (Robbie Lack, engineer; Philip Shaw Bova, mastering engineer)
Head Over Heels, Chromeo (Nathaniel Alford, Jason Evigan, Chris Galland, Tom Gardner, Patrick "P-Thugg" Gemayel, Serban Ghenea, John Hanes, Tony Hoffer, Derek Keota, Ian Kirkpatrick, David Macklovitch, Amber Mark, Manny Marroquin, Vaughn Oliver, Chris "TEK" O'Ryan, Morgan Taylor Reid and Gian Stone, engineers; Chris Gehringer and Michelle Mancini, mastering engineers)
Voicenotes, Charlie Puth (Manny Marroquin and Charlie Puth, engineers; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer)
Best Music Film
Life in 12 Bars, Eric Clapton (Lili Fini Zanuck, video director; John Battsek, Scooter Weintraub, Larry Yelen and Lili Fini Zanuck, video producers)
Whitney, Whitney Houston (Kevin Macdonald, video director; Jonathan Chinn, Simon Chinn and Lisa Erspamer, video producers)
Quincy, Quincy Jones (Alan Hicks and Rashida Jones, video directors; Paula DuPré Pesmen, video producer) — THE WINNER!
Itzhak, Itzhak Perlman (Alison Chernick, video director; Alison Chernick, video producer)
The King, Elvis Presley (Eugene Jarecki, video director; Christopher Frierson, Georgina Hill, David Kuhn and Christopher St. John, video producers)
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