[photogallerylink id=84334]The 2012 Grammy Nominations Concert aired on CBS last night with [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jason Aldean[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Taylor Swift[/lastfm] leading the Country categories with three nominations each.

2011 Ten Man Jam artists, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eric Church[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Martina McBride[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Thompson Square[/lastfm], even got nominations!

Blake Shelton, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Thompson Square[/lastfm], Kenny Chesney are all up for two awards and The Band Perry is up for Best New Artist.

Check out who else was nominated in the Country categories!

The 2012 Grammy Awards will air on Feb. 12 at 7pm on CBS.

2012 Grammy Awards Nominees:

Best New Artist
The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj

Best Country Solo Performance
Jason Aldean, ‘Dirt Road Anthem’
Martina McBride, ‘I’m Gonna Love You Through It’
Blake Shelton, ‘Honey Bee’
Taylor Swift, ‘Mean’
Carrie Underwood, ‘Mama’s Song’

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson, ‘Don’t You Wanna Stay’
Kenny Chesney and Grace Potter, ‘You and Tequila’
The Civil Wars, ‘Barton Hollow’
Thompson Square, ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not’

Best Country Song
Thompson Square, ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not’
Trace Adkins, ‘Just Fishin”
Taylor Swift, ‘Mean’
Vince Gill, ‘Threaten Me With Heaven’
Kenny Chesney and Grace Potter, ‘You and Tequila’

Best Country Album
Jason Aldean, ‘My Kinda Party’
Eric Church, ‘Chief’
Lady Antebellum, ‘Own the Night’
Blake Shelton, ‘Red River Blue’
George Strait, ‘Here for a Good Time’
Taylor Swift, ‘Speak Now’

Best Americana Album
Linda Chorney, ‘Emotional Jukebox’
Ry Cooder, ‘Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down’
Emmylou Harris, ‘Hard Bargain’
Levon Helm, ‘Ramble at the Ryman’
Lucinda Williams, ‘Blessed’

Best Bluegrass Album
Alison Krauss and Union Station, ‘Paper Airplane’
Jim Lauderdale, ‘Reason And Rhyme: Bluegrass Songs By Robert Hunter & Jim Lauderdale’
Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, ‘Rare Bird Alert’
The Del McCoury Band, ‘Old Memories: The Songs of Bill Monroe’
Ralph Stanley, ‘A Mother’s Prayer’
Chris Thile & Michael Daves, ‘Sleep With One Eye Open’

Click here for a complete list of GRAMMY nominees.


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