The all-genre Grammy Awards ceremony dates back to May of 1959, when the first iteration of the awards show was held in tandem in two ballrooms: One in Beverly Hills, Calif.; the other in New York, NY. Even back then, the country genre had a place in the awards show, with The Kingston Trio's "Tom Dooley" winning Best Country & Western Performance. Over the years, the country categories on offer fleshed out, and today's Grammy Awards feature awards in the categories of Best Solo Country Performance, Best Country Duo/Group Performance, Best Country Song and Best Country Album. But country stars have made waves in the show's all-genre categories, too: In 2019, Kacey Musgraves swept the show, winning all three of the country categories in which she'd been nominated and also bringing home the Album of the Year trophy, too.
Kacey Musgraves Claps Back at Grammys After Genre Controversy
She's as country as she ever was.
Kacey Musgraves Deemed Ineligible for Grammys Best Country Album
'Star-Crossed' won't appear on the ballot for Best Country Album at the 2022 Grammy Awards -- and Musgraves' label head isn't happy about it.
Taylor Swift Removes Re-Recorded Album From Grammys, CMA Awards
She's focusing on her newer work.
John Prine's Legacy Continues as Oh Boy Records Marks 40 Years
"We wanna continue to support his music, and then also the next generation of singer-songwriters," the singer's son Jody says of Oh Boy Records' future.
Brendan McLoughlin Marks Miranda Lambert's 'Magical' Grammys Win
He was one proud hubby at the Grammy Awards!
Billy Strings' Grammy-Winning 'Home' Kind of Foreshadowed 2020
Backstage in the virtual press room, the first-time Grammy winner reflected on winning Best Bluegrass Album for 'Home.'
Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Stan Mickey Guyton's Grammy Performance
The country superstar couple were so captivated by Guyton's performance, they forgot to record it!
Taylor Swift's 2021 Grammys Album of the Year Win Broke a Record
She's joining a small group of musical legends who've hit this milestone.
2021 Grammy Awards: The Country and Americana Winners List
The 2021 Grammy Awards are set for Sunday (March 14).
Beyonce Breaks Alison Krauss' Grammy Awards Record
What a huge accomplishment!