Country Music Represents at the 2016 GRAMMY Awards [Photos]

little big town grammy awards 2016

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The 2016 Grammy Awards delivered for country music's elite. Check out the results and best looks here!

Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town totally owned the country music categories at last night’s Grammy Awards with Stapleton winning ‘Best Country Album’ recognition for Traveller and ‘Best Country Solo Performance’ for the record’s title track.

chris stapleton grammy awards 2016
photo: Mike Windle/ Wire Image

In addition to his two major wins, Stapleton tore up the stage with Gary Clark Jr. and Bonnie Raitt in a moving tribute to the late, great B.B. King. The newly minted country star did King’s classic “The Thrill Is Gone” justice with some amazingly soulful vocals.

Bonnie Raitt 2016 Grammy Awards
photo: Lester Cohen/ Wire Image
What a wonderful night for country music to shine among other genres. We’re sure Stapleton just got on the entire nation’s radar thanks to the awards ceremony. Check out more GRAMMY Awards results and photos below.

Album of the Year
Sound & Color — Alabama Shakes
To Pimp A Butterfly — Kendrick Lamar
TravellerChris Stapleton
1989Taylor Swift– WINNER
Beauty Behind The Madness — The Weeknd

Best New Artist
Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor- WINNER 

Song of the Year
“Alright” — Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Anthony Spears & Pharrell Williams, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
“Blank Space” — Max Martin, Shellback & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
“Girl Crush” — Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna & Liz Rose, songwriters (Little Big Town)
“See You Again” — Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Charles Puth & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth)
“Thinking Out Loud” — Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge, songwriters (Ed Sheeran)- WINNER

Best Country Album
MontevalloSam Hunt
Pain KillerLittle Big Town
The Blade — Ashley Monroe
Pageant MaterialKacey Musgraves
TravellerChris Stapleton– WINNER

Best Country Song
“Chances Are” – Lee Ann Womack, writer Hayes Carll
“Diamond Rings and Old Barstools” – Tim McGraw, Barry Dean, Luke Laird & Jonathan Singleton, songwriters
“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town, Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna & Liz Rose, songwriters- WINNER
“Hold My Hand” – Brandy Clark, Brandy Clark & Mark Stephen Jones songwriters
“Traveller” – Chris Stapleton, Chris Stapleton songwriter

Best Country Solo Performance
Lee Ann Womack – “Chances Are”
Cam – “Burning House”
Chris Stapleton – “Traveller”- WINNER
Carrie Underwood – “Little Toy Guns”
Keith Urban – ” John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16″

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Brothers Osborne – “Stay A Little Longer”
Joey + Rory – “If I Needed You”
Charles Kelley (with Eric Paslay & Dierks Bentley)- “The Driver”
Little Big Town – “Girl Crush”- WINNER
Blake Shelton with Ashley Monroe – “Lonely Tonight”

Here is a gallery of some of our favorite artist snapshots for your viewing pleasure.

carrie underwood and sam hunt grammys
photo: Mike Windle, Wire Image
Kacey Musgraves 2016 Grammy Awards
photo: Steve Granitz Wire Image
Carrie Underwood 2016 Grammy Awards
photo: Larry Busacca Wire Image
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani 2016 Grammy Awards
photo: Kevin Mazur /Wire Image

 

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