Country Stars Showcased on 2016 Grammy Nominees Album
In celebration of the upcoming 2016 Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy has released an album filled with hits from this year’s nominees, including Chris Stapleton, Little Big Town, Sam Hunt and other country stars.
The 21-track record features music from artists who are up for many of the Grammys’ different awards, including Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist.
Little Big Town, Stapleton and Hunt are each up for multiple awards at the upcoming show. All three are nominated for Best Country Album, while Little Big Town are also competing for Song of the Year, Best Country Song and Best Country Duo / Group Performance, all for “Girl Crush.” Hunt, meanwhile, is also nominated for Best New Artist, and Stapleton also has his name in the hat for the evening’s biggest trophy, Album of the Year, for Traveller, as well as Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance, both for the song “Traveller.”
Other country artists with tracks on the project include Carrie Underwood (“Little Toy Guns”), Cam (“Burning House”), Keith Urban (“John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16″) and Lee Ann Womack (“Chances Are”). A full track listing can be seen below, and the album is available for download via Amazon and iTunes.
The 2016 Grammy Awards are scheduled for Feb. 15. The ceremony will be broadcast live from Los Angeles, Calif., on CBS at 8PM ET.
2016 Grammy Nominees Track Listing:
1. “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars
2. “Blank Space” by Taylor Swift
3. “Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd
4. “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran
5. “Sugar” by Maroon 5
6. “Ship to Wreck” by Florence + the Machine
7. “Don’t Wanna Fight” by Alabama Shakes
8. “Really Love” by D’Angelo and the Vanguard
9. “Alright” by Kendrick Lamar
10. “Traveller” by Chris Stapleton
11. “Girl Crush” by Little Big Town
12. “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth
13. “Lips Are Movin'” by Meghan Trainor
14. “Should’ve Been Us” by Tori Kelly
15. “Take Your Time” by Sam Hunt
16. “Hold Back the River” by James Bay
17. “Pedestrian at Best” by Courtney Barnett
18. “Little Toy Guns” by Carrie Underwood
19. “Burning House” by Cam
20. “Chances Are” by Lee Ann Womack
21. “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16″ by Keith Urban