Nominees for The 55th Grammy Awards were announced Wednesday night by The Recording Academy during a live nomination concert.
The Woody Guthrie box set Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection earned two nominations:
Best Historical Album - Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection
Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package - Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection
Thirteen of Guthrie’s children’s songs were covered by Elizabeth Mitchell on her album Little Seed: Songs For Children By Woody Guthrie for Best Children’s Album.
Best Country Album - The Time Jumpers
Best Country Duo/Group Performance - “On The Outskirts Of Town”
Gill co-wrote “On The Outskirts Of Town” and four other songs on The Time Jumpers.
Tulsa native Ronnie Dunn earned two nominations:
Best Country Solo Performance - “Cost Of Livin'”
Best Country Song - “Cost of Livin'” (co-written by Phillip Coleman)
Five-time Grammy winner Carrie Underwood earned one nomination:
Best Country Solo Performance - “Blown Away”
Her performance of “Blown Away” also earned songwriters Josh Kear and Chris Tompkins a nomination for Best Country Song.
Ada’s Blake Shelton earned his fourth nomination:
Best Country Solo Performance - “Over”
Four-time Grammy winner and Oklahoma resident Miranda Lambert earned one nomination:
Best Country Album - Four The Record
Bearden’s John Fullbright earned one nomination:
Best Americana Album - From The Ground Up
Elk City & Edmond native Kelli O’Hara earned one nomination as a principal soloist:
Best Musical Theater Album - Nice Work If You Can Get It
Best Pop Vocal Album - Kelly Clarkson’s Stronger
Best Urban Contemporary Album - Chris Brown’s Fortune
Jones co-wrote and co-produced “Stuck on Stupid” on Brown’s album and co-wrote and additionally produced “Mr. Know It All” on Clarkson’s album (which also featured Cordell and Oklahoma City native Brett James as a co-writer and Muskogee and Tulsa native Ester Dean as a co-writer and co-producer).
Jamey Johnson’s album Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochran, which features Vince Gill, Ronnie Dunn & Leon Russell, earned a nomination:
Best Country Album - Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochran
Best Folk Album - This One’s For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark
David Byrne & St. Vincent helped earn Love This Giant art director Noah Wall one nomination:
Best Recording Package - Love This Giant
UPDATE: It’s also been announced that Patti Page will receive a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s show. Carole King, Glenn Gould, Charlie Haden, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Ravi Shankar and the Temptations will also receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards.
For a complete list of nominations, click here.
The 55th GRAMMY Awards will be held in Los Angeles on February 10, 2013 and will air live on CBS.