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Grammy Nominees Announced

Taylor Swift landed eight Grammy nominations as the nominees were announced in a special concert and program, Dec. 2, in Los Angeles.

Taylor is up for three all-genre awards, Song of the Year and Record of the Year for "You Belong With Me" and Album of the Year for Fearless, which is also nominated for Best Country Album. Zac Brown Band also picked up a nomination for Best New Artist, which covers all genres of music. The winners will be revealed on the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards telecast, Jan. 31, on CBS-TV at 8 p.m. ET.
Here are the Grammy nominees in the Country categories.

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

    * "Dead Flowers"
      Miranda Lambert

    * "I Just Call You Mine"
      Martina McBride
      Track from: Shine

    * "White Horse"
      Taylor Swift
      Track from: Fearless

    * "Just A Dream"
      Carrie Underwood
      Track from: Carnival Ride

    * "Solitary Thinkin'"
      Lee Ann Womack
      Track from: Call Me Crazy

Best Male Country Vocal Performance

    * "All I Ask For Anymore"
      Trace Adkins
      Track from: X (Ten)

    * "People Are Crazy"
      Billy Currington
      Track from: Little Bit of Everything

    * "High Cost of Living"
      Jamey Johnson
      Track from: That Lonesome Song

    * Living for the Night
      George Strait
      Track from: Twang

    * "Sweet Thing"
      Keith Urban
      Track from: Defying Gravity

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals
    * "Cowgirls Don't Cry"
      Brooks & Dunn
      Track from: Cowboy Town

    * "Chicken Fried"
      Zac Brown Band
      Track from: The Foundation

    * "I Run to You"
      Lady Antebellum
      Track from: Lady Antebellum
    * "Here Comes Goodbye"
      Rascal Flatts
      Track from: Unstoppable

    * "It Happens"
      Track from: Love on the Inside

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
    * "Beautiful World"
      Dierks Bentley & Patty Griffin
      Track from: Feel That Fire

    * "Down the Road"
      Kenny Chesney & Mac McAnally
      Track from: Lucky Old Sun

    * "Start a Band"
      Brad Paisley & Keith Urban
      Track from: Play

    * "I Told You So"
      Carrie Underwood & Randy Travis

    * "Everything but Quits"
      Lee Ann Womack & George Strait
      Track from: Call Me Crazy

Best Country Instrumental Performance

    * "Under the (Five) Wire
      Alison Brown
      Track from: The Company You Keep

    * "The Crystal Merchant"
      The Greencards
      Track from: Fascination

    * "Mansinneedof"
      Sarah Jarosz
      Track from: Song Up in Her Head

    * "Producer's Medley"
      Steve Wariner
      Track from: Steve Wariner c.g.p. My Tribute to Chet Atkins

Best Country Song

    * "All I Ask for Anymore"
      Casey Beathard & Tim James, songwriters (Trace Adkins)
      Track from: X (Ten)
    * "High Cost of Living"
      Jamey Johnson & James Slater, songwriters (Jamey Johnson)
      Track from: That Lonesome Song

    * "I Run to You"
      Tom Douglas, Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)
      Track from: Lady Antebellum

    * "People Are Crazy"
      Bobby Braddock & Troy Jones, songwriters (Billy Currington)
      Track from: Little Bit of Everything

    * "White Horse"
      Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
      Track from: Fearless

 Best Country Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

    * The Foundation
      Zac Brown Band

    * Twang
      George Strait

    * Fearless
      Taylor Swift

    * Defying Gravity
      Keith Urban

    * Call Me Crazy
      Lee Ann Womack


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