Taylor SwiftWith a whopping eight nominations, Taylor Swift leads the pack of country artists for the 52nd Annual Grammy Award nominations. The country sensation, who turns 20 on Dec. 13, is included in three categories that include all genres of music: Record, Song and Album of the Year. She's also up for Female Pop Vocal Performance of the Year for 'You Belong With Me,' Country Album of the Year for 'Fearless,' Female Country Vocal Performance and Best Country Song for 'White Horse' and Pop Vocal Collaboration for 'Breathe' (with Colbie Caillat).

Beyonce leads the 52nd Annual Grammy Award nominees with ten nods. Following Beyonce and Taylor are the Black Eyed Peas, Maxwell and Kanye West with six nods apiece.

In other notable country nods, the Zac Brown Band is up for Best New Artist, along with two other nominations. Keith Urban has four nominations, while Lee Ann Womack and George Strait each have three. See the full list of country Grammy nominees after the jump.


Best Female Country Vocal Performance



'Dead Flowers' - Miranda Lambert

'I Just Call You Mine' - Martina McBride

'White Horse' - Taylor Swift

'Just A Dream' - Carrie Underwood

'Solitary Thinkin'' - Lee Ann Womack

Best Male Country Vocal Performance

'All I Ask For Anymore' - Trace Adkins

'People Are Crazy' - Billy Currington

'High Cost Of Living' - Jamey Johnson

'Living For The Night' - George Strait

'Sweet Thing' - Keith Urban

Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals



'Cowgirls Don't Cry' - Brooks & Dunn

'Chicken Fried' - Zac Brown Band

'I Run To You' - Lady Antebellum

'Here Comes Goodbye' - Rascal Flatts

'It Happens' - Sugarland

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals

'Beautiful World' - Dierks Bentley & Patty Griffin

'Down The Road' - Kenny Chesney & Mac McAnally

'Start A Band' - Brad Paisley & Keith Urban

'I Told You So' - Carrie Underwood & Randy Travis

'Everything But Quits' - Lee Ann Womack & George Strait

Best Country Instrumental Performance

'Under The (Five) Wire' - Alison Brown

'The Crystal Merchant' - The Greencards

'Mansinneedof' - Sarah Jarosz

'Producer's Medley' - Steve Wariner

Best Country Song



'All I Ask For Anymore' - Casey Beathard & Tim James, songwriters (Trace Adkins)

'High Cost Of Living' - Jamey Johnson & James Slater, songwriters (Jamey Johnson)

'I Run To You' - Tom Douglas, Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)

'People Are Crazy' - Bobby Braddock & Troy Jones, songwriters (Billy Currington)

'White Horse' - Liz Rose & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)



Best Country Album

'The Foundation' - Zac Brown Band

'Twang' - George Strait

'Fearless' - Taylor Swift

'Defying Gravity' - Keith Urban

'Call Me Crazy' - Lee Ann Womack