Joey + Rory
2017 Grammy Winners
The Twenty Best Albums of 2016
Sunday Selections: November 13, 2016
RIP Leon Russell.
Sunday Selections: June 26, 2016
2016 has claimed yet another icon in “Doctor” Ralph Stanley.
Sunday Selections: June 5th, 2016
Break out the eye-drops, gang, this one’s a longread!
Sunday Selections: March 13, 2016
tl;dr: This week is heavy on new singles and music videos for those who, y’know, don’t like to read.
2016 Grammy Awards: Staff Picks & Predictions
Sunday Selections: January 31, 2016
The final week of January was a big one for Aubrie Sellers, who gave her first television performance, released her first album, and appears poised for an outstanding 2016. Elsewhere a fairly light news week which includes a short but solid list of new releases as well as troubles for Jamey Johnson, Tyler Farr and Katie Armiger.
2016 Grammy Nominations
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.