The 54th Annual GRAMMY Nominees have been announced and once again Country Music makes Country Fans proud!!! Check out the Country Artists that are nominated for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

Best New Artist
The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj

Best Country Solo Performance

“Dirt Road Anthem” Jason Aldean [Broken Bow Records]

“I’m Gonna Love You Through It” Martina McBride [Republic Nashville]

“Honey Bee” Blake Shelton Track from: Red River Blue [Warner Bros. Records]

“Mean” Taylor Swift Track from: Speak Now [Big Machine Records]

“Mama’s Song” Carrie Underwood Track from: Play On [Arista Nahville]

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

“Don’t You Wanna Stay” Jason Aldean With Kelly Clarkson [Broken Bow Records]

“You And Tequila” Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter [BNA Records]

“Barton Hollow” The Civil Wars Track from: Barton Hollow [Sensibility Music LLC]

“Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” Thompson Square Track from: Thompson Square [Stoney Creek Records]

Best Country Song

“Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not”

Jim Collins & David Lee Murphy, songwriters (Thompson Square)

Track from: Thompson Square

[Stoney Creek Records; Publishers: Sexy Tractor Music/Hope-N-Cal Music, Old Desperados/N2D Publishing]

“God Gave Me You”

Dave Barnes, songwriter (Blake Shelton)

[Warner Bros.; Publisher: No Gang Music]

“Just Fishin'”

Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell & Ed Hill, songwriters (Trace Adkins)

[Show Dog-Universal Music; Publishers: Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music/Six Ring Circus Songs; Sony/ATV Tree Publishing; Five Hills Music]


Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)

Track from: Speak Now

[Big Machine Records; Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing, Taylor Swift Music]

“Threaten Me With Heaven”

Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Will Owsley & Dillon O’Brian, songwriters (Vince Gill)

[MCA Nashville]

“You And Tequila”

Matraca Berg & Deana Carter, songwriters (Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter)

[BNA Records]

Best Country Album

My Kinda Party Jason Aldean [Broken Bow Records]

Chief Eric Church [EMI Records Nashville]

Own The Night Lady Antebellum [Capitol Records Nashville]

Red River Blue Blake Shelton [Warner Bros. Records]

Here For A Good Time George Strait [MCA Nashville]

Speak Now Taylor Swift [Big Machine Records]

For a full list of GRAMMY Nominees, please click HERE.  The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on Feb. 12, 2012, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on CBS from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).