GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Country Song

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Best Country Song

 

63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2020)
 
winner
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Crowded Table

Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby & Lori McKenna, songwriters (The Highwomen)

nominees

Luke Dick
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Bluebird

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The Bones

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More Hearts Than Mine

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Some People Do

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2019)
 
winner
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Bring My Flowers Now

Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth & Tanya Tucker, songwriters (Tanya Tucker)

nominees

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It All Comes Out In The Wash

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Some Of It

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Speechless

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Girl Goin' Nowhere

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner
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Space Cowboy

Luke Laird, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves)

nominees

Break Up In The End

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Dear Hate

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I Lived It

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Tequila

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When Someone Stops Loving You

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner
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Broken Halos

Mike Henderson & Chris Stapleton, songwriters (Chris Stapleton)

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Drinkin’ Problem

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Tin Man

Taylor Swift

Better Man

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Body Like A Back Road

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
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Humble And Kind

Lori McKenna, songwriter (Tim McGraw)

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Blue Ain't Your Color

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Die A Happy Man

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My Church

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Vice

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
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Girl Crush

Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna & Liz Rose, songwriters (Little Big Town)

nominees

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Hold My Hand

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Traveller

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Chances Are

Diamond Rings And Old Barstools

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
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I'm Not Gonna Miss You

Glen Campbell & Julian Raymond, songwriters (Glen Campbell)

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American Kids

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Natalie Hemby
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Automatic

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Give Me Back My Hometown

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Meanwhile Back At Mama's

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner
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Merry Go 'Round

Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves)

nominees

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Mama's Broken Heart

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Mine Would Be You

Taylor Swift

Begin Again

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I Drive Your Truck

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner
Josh Kear

Blown Away

Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)

nominees

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Cost Of Livin'

Will Hoge
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Even If It Breaks Your Heart

Jay Knowles
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So You Don't Have To Love Me Anymore

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Springsteen

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner
Taylor Swift

Mean

Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)

nominees

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Threaten Me With Heaven

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You And Tequila

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Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not

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God Gave Me You

Just Fishin'

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Josh Kear, GRAMMYs, GRAMMYs

Need You Now

Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)

nominees

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The Breath You Take

Free

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The House That Built Me

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I'd Love To Be Your Last

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If I Die Young

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner
Taylor Swift

White Horse

Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)

nominees

All I Ask For Anymore

Jamey Johnson

High Cost Of Living

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I Run To You

People Are Crazy

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
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Stay

Jennifer Nettles, songwriter (Sugarland)

nominees

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Dig Two Graves

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I Saw God Today

Jamey Johnson
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In Color

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You're Gonna Miss This

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner
Josh Kear

Before He Cheats

Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)

nominees

Dierks Bentley
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Long Trip Alone

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Jamey Johnson

Give It Away

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I Need You

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If You're Reading This

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner
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Jesus, Take The Wheel

Brett James, Hillary Lindsey & Gordie Sampson, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)

nominees

Dierks Bentley
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Every Mile A Memory

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I Don't Feel Like Loving You Today

Like Red On A Rose

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What Hurts The Most

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
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Bless The Broken Road

Bobby Boyd, Jeff Hanna & Marcus Hummon, songwriters (Rascal Flatts)

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I Hope

Odie Blackmon

I May Hate Myself In The Morning

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Alcohol

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All Jacked Up

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner
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Live Like You Were Dying

Tim Nichols & Craig Wiseman, songwriters (Tim McGraw)

nominees

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It's Hard To Kiss The Lips At Night That Chew Your Ass Out All Day Long

Loretta Lynn

Miss Being Mrs.

Loretta Lynn

Portland Oregon

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Redneck Woman

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
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It's Five O'Clock Somewhere

Jim Brown & Don Rollins, songwriters (Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett)

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Wave On Wave

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Beer For My Horses

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Celebrity

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Forever And For Always

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner
Alan Jackson

Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)

Alan Jackson, songwriter (Alan Jackson)

nominees

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The Impossible

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Long Time Gone

Mendocino County Line

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Three Days

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner

The Lucky One

Robert Lee Castleman, songwriter (Alison Krauss & Union Station)

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One More Day

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There Is No Arizona

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When I Think About Angels

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I'm Already There

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner

I Hope You Dance

Mark D. Sanders & Tia Sillers, songwriters (Lee Ann Womack)

nominees

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Breathe (Single)

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Feels Like Love (Track)

One Voice (Single)

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The Way You Love Me (Track)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner
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Come On Over

Robert John "Mutt" Lange & Shania Twain, songwriters (Shania Twain)

nominees

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Choices (Track)

Ready To Run (Track)

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Two Teardrops (Track)

Amazed (Track)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
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You're Still The One

Robert John "Mutt" Lange & Shania Twain, songwriters (Shania Twain)

nominees

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Holes In The Floor Of Heaven (Track)

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If You Ever Have Forever In Mind (Single)

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This Kiss (Single)

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To Make You Feel My Love (Track)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
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Butterfly Kisses

Bob Carlisle & Randy Thomas, songwriters (Bob Carlisle, Jeff Carson & Raybon Bros.)

nominees

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Did I Shave My Legs For This? (Single)

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In Another's Eyes (Single)

It's Your Love (Track)

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All The Good Ones Are Gone (Single)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

Blue

Bill Mack, songwriter (LeAnn Rimes)

nominees

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Believe Me Baby (I Lied) (Track)

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High Lonesome Sound (Track)

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My Wife Thinks You're Dead (Track)

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Strawberry Wine (Track)

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
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Go Rest High On That Mountain

Vince Gill, songwriter (Vince Gill)

nominees

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Any Man Of Mine (Single)

Gone Country (Single)

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I Can Love You Like That (Track)

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You Don't Even Know Who I Am (Single)

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner
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I Swear

Gary Baker & Frank J. Myers, songwriters (John Michael Montgomery)

nominees

Karen Taylor Good

How Can I Help You Say Goodbye (Single)

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Independence Day (Single)

Shut Up And Kiss Me (Single)

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When Love Finds You (Single)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
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Passionate Kisses

Lucinda Williams, songwriter (Mary Chapin Carpenter)

nominees

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Ain't That Lonely Yet (Single)

Alan Jackson

Chattahoochee (Single)

Does He Love You (Single)

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The Hard Way (Single)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner
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I Still Believe In You

Vince Gill & John Jarvis, songwriters (Vince Gill)

nominees

Richard Leigh

The Greatest Man I Never Knew (Single)

Achy Breaky Heart (Single)

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I Feel Lucky (Single)

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She Is His Only Need (Single)

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner
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Love Can Build A Bridge

John Jarvis, Naomi Judd & Paul Overstreet, songwriters (The Judds)

nominees

Alan Jackson
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Don't Rock The Jukebox (Single)

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Down At The Twist And Shout (Single)

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Eagle When She Flies (Single)

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Here's A Quarter (Call Someone Who Cares) (Single)

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner
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Where've You Been

Don Henry & Jon Vezner, songwriters (Kathy Mattea)

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Come Next Monday (Single)

Friends In Low Places (Single)

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The Dance (Single)

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When I Call Your Name

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner
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After All This Time

Rodney Crowell, songwriter (Rodney Crowell)

nominees

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Hayden Nicholas

A Better Man (Single)

k.d. lang

Luck In My Eyes (Single)

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She Don't Love Nobody (Single)

There's A Tear In My Beer (Single)

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner
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Hold Me

K.T. Oslin, songwriter (K.T. Oslin)

nominees

Streets Of Bakersfield (Single)

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Chiseled In Stone

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I Couldn't Leave You If I Tried (Single)

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She's No Lady (Single)

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner
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Forever And Ever, Amen

Paul Overstreet & Don Schlitz, songwriters (Randy Travis)

nominees

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80's Ladies

All My Ex's Live In Texas (Single)

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I'll Still Be Loving You (Single)

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Tellin' Me Lies (Single)

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner
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Grandpa (Tell Me 'Bout The Good Old Days)

Jamie O'Hara, songwriter (The Judds)

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Daddy's Hands (Single)

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Guitar Town (Single)

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Guitars, Cadillacs (Single)

Whoever's In New England (Single)

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner

Highwayman

Jimmy L. Webb, songwriter (Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash & Kris Kristofferson)

nominees

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Forty Hour Week (For A Livin') (Single)

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I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me (Single)

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Lost In The Fifties Tonight (In The Still Of The Night) (Single)

Love Is Alive (Single)

Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On (Single)

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Desperados Waiting For A Train (Single)

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner
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City Of New Orleans

Steve Goodman, songwriter (Willie Nelson)

nominees

All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight (Single)

Faithless Love

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God Bless The U.S.A. (Single)

Mama He's Crazy (Single)

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner
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Stranger In My House

Mike Reid, songwriter (Ronnie Milsap)

nominees

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Baby I Lied (Single)

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I.O.U. (Single)

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Lady Down On Love (Single)

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A Little Good News (Single)

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner
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Always On My Mind

Wayne Carson, Johnny Christopher & Mark James, songwriters (Willie Nelson)

nominees

I'm Gonna Hire A Wino To Decorate Our Home (Single)

Nobody (Single)

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Ring On Her Finger, Time On Her Hands (Single)

She Got The Goldmine (I Got The Shaft) (Single)

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner
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9 To 5

Dolly Parton, songwriter (Dolly Parton)

nominees

Elvira (Single)

I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool

Somebody's Knockin' (Single)

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You're The Reason God Made Oklahoma

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner
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On The Road Again

Willie Nelson, songwriter (Willie Nelson)

nominees

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Drivin' My Life Away

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He Stopped Loving Her Today

I Believe In You (Single)

Lookin' For Love

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner

You Decorated My Life

Debbie Hupp & Bob Morrison, songwriters (Kenny Rogers)

nominees

All The Gold In California (Single)

Blue Kentucky Girl

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Every Which Way But Loose (Track)

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner

The Gambler

Don Schlitz, songwriter (Kenny Rogers)

nominees

Every Time Two Fools Collide

Let's Take The Long Way Around The World (Single)

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Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys

Take This Job And Shove It

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner
Richard Leigh

Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue

Richard Leigh, songwriter (Crystal Gayle)

nominees

Glenn Frey
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Desperado (Single)

It Was Almost Like A Song (Single)

Lucille

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Luckenbach, Texas (Single)

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner

Broken Lady

Larry Gatlin, songwriter (Larry Gatlin)

nominees

Hank Williams, You Wrote My Life

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The Door Is Always Open (Single)

Dropkick Me, Jesus

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Every Time You Touch Me (I Get High) (Single)

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner
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(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song

Larry Butler & Chips Moman, songwriters (B.J. Thomas)

nominees

Before The Next Teardrop Falls

Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain

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I'm Not Lisa

Thank God I'm A Country Boy

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner

A Very Special Love Song

Billy Sherrill & Norris Wilson, songwriters (Charlie Rich)

nominees

I'm A Ramblin' Man

Merle Haggard

If We Make It Through December (Single)

Paper Roses

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Fairytale (Single)

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner

Behind Closed Doors

Kenny O'Dell, songwriter (Charlie Rich)

nominees

(Old Dogs...Children And) Watermelon Wine (Single)

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Country Sunshine

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The Most Beautiful Girl (Single)

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Why Me (Single)

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner

Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'

Ben Peters, songwriter (Charley Pride)

nominees

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Happiest Girl In The Whole USA (Single)

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Woman (Sensuous Woman)

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Delta Dawn (Single)

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Funny Face (Single)

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner
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Help Me Make It Through The Night

Kris Kristofferson, songwriter (Sammi Smith)

nominees

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Easy Loving (Single)

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For The Good Times (Single)

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Me And Bobby Mc Gee (Single)

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Rose Garden

13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970)
 
winner
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My Woman, My Woman, My Wife

Marty Robbins, songwriter (Marty Robbins)

nominees

Is Anybody Goin' To San Antone

Merle Haggard

The Fightin' Side Of Me (Album)

Wonder Could I Live There Anymore

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Hello Darlin' (Single)

12th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1969)
 
winner

A Boy Named Sue

Shel Silverstein, songwriter (Johnny Cash)

nominees

All I Have To Offer You Is Me (Single)

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Stand By Your Man (Single)

The Things That Matter

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You Gave Me A Mountain

11th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1968)
 
winner

Little Green Apples

Bobby Russell, songwriter (Roger Miller AND ALSO O.C. Smith)

nominees

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D-I-V-O-R-C-E

Harper Valley P.T.A. (Single)

Honey (Single)

Skip A Rope

10th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1967)
 
winner

Gentle On My Mind

John Hartford, songwriter (John Hartford)

nominees

Break My Mind (Single)

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Cold Hard Facts Of Life

Does My Ring Hurt Your Finger

It's Such A Pretty World Today

9th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1966)
 
winner

Almost Persuaded

Billy Sherrill & Glenn Sutton, songwriters (David Houston)

nominees

Don't Touch Me

Roger Miller

Husbands And Wives (Single)

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Streets Of Baltimore

There Goes My Everything (Single)

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner
Roger Miller

King Of The Road

Roger Miller, songwriter (Roger Miller)

nominees

Crystal Chandelier (Single)

Flowers On The Wall (Single)

May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose

What's He Doing In My World

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner
Roger Miller

Dang Me

Roger Miller, songwriter (Roger Miller)

nominees

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Here Comes My Baby (Single)

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Once A Day

Wine, Women And Song (Single)

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You're The Only World I Know