2023 Grammy Awards: The Nominations

Here are this year’s nominees in the general, country, and country-adjacent categories.


Record of the Year

  • ABBA, Don’t Shut Me Down
  • Adele, Easy On Me
  • Beyoncé, Break My Soul
  • Mary J. Blige, Good Morning Gorgeous
  • Brandi Carlile featuring Lucius, You and Me On the Rock
  • Doja Cat, Woman
  • Steve Lacy, Bad Habit
  • Kendrick Lamar, The Heart Part 5
  • Lizzo, About Damn Time
  • Harry Styles, As it Was

Album of the Year

  • ABBA, Voyage
  • Adele, 30
  • Bad Bunny, Un Verano Sin Ti
  • Beyoncé, Renaissance
  • Mary J. Blige, Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe)
  • Brandi Carlile, In These Silent Days
  • Coldplay, Music of the Spheres
  • Kendrick Lamar, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers
  • Lizzo, Special
  • Harry Styles, Harry’s House

Song of the Year

  • “abcdefu” – Sara Davis, GAYLE & Dave Pittenger
  • “About Damn Time” – Melissa “Lizzo” Jefferson, Eric Frederic, Blake Slatkin & Theron Makiel Thomas
  • “All Too Well (10 Minute Version)” – Liz Rose & Taylor Swift,
  • “As it Was” – Tyler Johnson, Kid Harpoon & Harry Styles
  • “Bad Habit” – Matthew Castellanos, Brittany Fousheé, Diana Gordon, John Carroll Kirby & Steve Lacy
  • “Break My Soul” – Beyoncé, S. Carter, Terius “The-Dream” Gesteelde-Diamant & Christopher A. Stewart
  • “Easy On Me” – Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin
  • “God Did” – Tarik Azzouz, E. Blackmon, Khaled Khaled, F. LeBlanc, Shawn Carter, John Stephens, Dwayne Carter, William Roberts & Nicholas Warwar
  • “The Heart Part 5” – Jake Kosich, Johnny Kosich, Kendrick Lamar & Matt Schaeffer
  • “Just Like That” – Bonnie Raitt

Best New Artist

  • Anitta
  • Omar Apollo
  • DOMi & JD Beck
  • Muni Long
  • Samara Joy
  • Latto
  • Måneskin
  • Tobe Nwigwe
  • Molly Tuttle
  • Wet Leg


Best Country Solo Performance

  • Kelsea Ballerini, Heartfirst
  • Zach Bryan, Something in the Orange
  • Miranda Lambert, In His Arms
  • Maren Morris, Circles Around This Town
  • Willie Nelson, Live Forever

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

  • Ingrid Andress & Sam Hunt, Wishful Drinking
  • Brothers Osborne, Midnight Rider’s Prayer
  • Luke Combs & Miranda Lambert, Outrunnin’ Your Memory
  • Reba McEntire & Dolly Parton, Does He Love You (Revisited)
  • Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde, Never Wanted to Be That Girl
  • Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Going Where the Lonely Go

Best Country Song

  • “Circles Around This Town” – Ryan Hurd, Julia Michaels, Maren Morris & Jimmy Robbins
  • “Doin’ This” – Luke Combs, Drew Parker & Robert Williford
  • “I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor’s Version)” – Lori McKenna & Taylor Swift
  • “If I was a Cowboy” – Jesse Frasure & Miranda Lambert
  • “I’ll Love You Till the Day I Die” – Rodney Crowell & Chris Stapleton
  • “‘Til You Can’t” – Matt Rogers & Ben Stennis

Best Country Album

  • Luke Combs, Growin’ Up
  • Miranda Lambert, Palomino
  • Ashley McBryde, Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville
  • Maren Morris, Humble Quest
  • Willie Nelson, A Beautiful Time



Best American Roots Performance

  • Bill Anderson featuring Dolly Parton, “Someday It Will All Make Sense (Bluegrass Version)”
  • Madison Cunningham, “Life According To Raechel”
  • Fantastic Negrito, “Oh Betty”
  • Aaron Neville with The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, “Stompin’ Ground”
  • Aoife O’Donovan & Allison Russell, “Prodigal Daughter”

Best Americana Performance

  • Eric Alexandrakis, “Silver Moon [A Tribute To Michael Nesmith]”
  • Asleep at the Wheel featuring Lyle Lovett, “There You Go Again”
  • Blind Boys Of Alabama featuring Black Violin, “The Message”
  • Brandi Carlile featuring Lucius, “You and Me On the Rock”
  • Bonnie Raitt, “Made Up Mind”

Best American Roots Song

  • “Bright Star” – Anaïs Mitchell
  • “Forever” – Sheryl Crow & Jeff Trott
  • “High and Lonesome” – T Bone Burnett & Robert Plant
  • “Prodigal Daughter” – Tim O’Brien & Aoife O’Donovan
  • “You and Me On the Rock” – Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth

Best Americana Album

  • Brandi Carlile, In These Silent Days
  • Dr. John, Things Happen That Way
  • Keb’ Mo’, Good to Be…
  • Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Raise the Roof
  • Bonnie Raitt, Just Like That…

Best Bluegrass Album

  • The Infamous Stringdusters, Toward the Fray
  • The Del McCoury Band, Almost Proud
  • Peter Rowan, Calling You From My Mountain
  • Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Crooked Tree
  • Yonder Mountain String Band, Get Yourself Outside

Best Folk Album

  • Judy Collins, Spellbound
  • Madison Cunningham, Revealer
  • Janis Ian, The Light at the End of the Line
  • Aoife O’Donovan, Age of Apathy
  • Punch Brothers, Hell On Church Street


Best Roots Gospel Album

  • Gaither Vocal Band, Let’s Just Praise the Lord
  • Keith & Kristyn Getty, Confessio – Irish American Roots
  • Willie Nelson, The Willie Nelson Family
  • Karen Peck & New River, 2:22
  • Tennessee State University Marching Band, The Urban Hymnal

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