We’re really, really, really tired of having taglines about music legends who have died.
The death of Merle Haggard, a legend among legends, casts a pall over this week.
Mr. Misunderstood has finally broken his silence.
Country music is well represented in the major categories – numerically, at least – and the overall nominee list proves once again that NARAS voters have the widest, most diverse, and yes, best taste of all industry award voters.
Here are this year’s nominees in the big four and all country and country-related categories. It’s worth noting that because Miranda Lambert won Best Country Album last year for Platinum, nothing from that set was eligible in any of the Country categories.