Chris Stapleton Takes Home Three Grammys in Monster Night; Other Winners Include Little Big Town, Reba, Jason Isbell & More

Chris Stapleton Takes Home Three Grammys in Monster Night; Other Winners Include Little Big Town, Reba, Jason Isbell & More

After winning two Grammys in 2016, Chris Stapleton one-upped himself last night (Jan. 28) at the 2018 Grammys by winning awards for Best Country Album (From A Room: Vol. 1), Best Country Solo Performance (“Either Way”) and Best Country Song (“Broken Halos”).

“It’s a wonderful room to be in all these people tonight and we’re so proud of . . . we always try to make great records as good as we can and I guess this is a testament to that,” said Chris after winning Best Country Album. “So, thank you everybody that works so hard for us and out on the road and it’s a real joy to get to make music.”

Little Big Town copped the Grammy for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for “Better Man.” This was LBT’s third win in the category, following 2013’s “Pontoon” and 2016’s “Girl Crush.”

Reba McEntire won her third career Grammy as Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope won Best Roots Gospel Album.

“It feels great to be honored with the gospel award,” said Reba. “I’ve been singing gospel music all my life . . . I totally enjoyed [making the album].”

Jason Isbell won two Grammys for Best American Roots Song for “If We Were Vampire” and Best Americana Album for The Nashville Sound.

Here’s a rundown of the Grammy winners from the world of country, Americana and bluegrass.

Best Country Solo Performance 

  • “Either Way”—Chris Stapleton WINNER
  • “Body Like A Back Road”—Sam Hunt
  • “Losing You”—Alison Krauss
  • “Tin Man”—Miranda Lambert
  • “I Could Use A Love Song”—Maren Morris

Best Country Duo/Group Performance 

  • “Better Man”—Little Big Town WINNER
  • “It Ain’t My Fault”—Brothers Osborne
  • “My Old Man”—Zac Brown Band
  • “You Look Good”—Lady Antebellum
  • “Drinkin’ Problem”—Midland

Best Country Song (awarded to songwriters)

  • “Broken Halos”—Mike Henderson & Chris Stapleton (Chris Stapleton) WINNER
  • “Better Man”—Taylor Swift (Little Big Town)
  • “Body Like A Back Road”—Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally & Josh Osborne (Sam Hunt)
  • “Drinkin’ Problem”—Jess Carson, Cameron Duddy, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne & Mark Wystrach (Midland)
  • “Tin Man”—Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall (Miranda Lambert)

Best Country Album

  • From A Room: Volume 1—Chris Stapleton WINNER
  • Cosmic Hallelujah—Kenny Chesney
  • Heart Break—Lady Antebellum
  • The Breaker—Little Big Town
  • Life Changes—Thomas Rhett

Best Roots Gospel Album

  • Sing It Now: Songs Of Faith & Hope—Reba McEntire WINNER
  • The Best Of The Collingsworth Family – Volume 1—The Collingsworth Family
  • Give Me Jesus—Larry Cordle
  • Resurrection—Joseph Habedank
  • Hope For All Nations—Karen Peck & New River

Best American Roots Performance

  • “Killer Diller Blues”—Alabama Shakes WINNER
  • “Let My Mother Live”—Blind Boys Of Alabama
  • “Arkansas Farmboy”—Glen Campbell
  • “Steer Your Way”—Leonard Cohen
  • “I Never Cared For You”—Alison Krauss

Best American Roots Song (awarded to songwriters)

  • “If We Were Vampires”—Jason Isbell (Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit) WINNER
  • “Cumberland Gap”—David Rawlings & Gillian Welch (David Rawlings)
  • “I Wish You Well”—Raul Malo & Alan Miller (The Mavericks)
  • “It Ain’t Over Yet”—Rodney Crowell (Rodney Crowell Featuring Rosanne Cash & John Paul White)
  • “My Only True Friend”—Gregg Allman & Scott Sharrard (Gregg Allman)

Best Americana Album

  • The Nashville Sound—Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit WINNER
  • Southern Blood—Gregg Allman
  • Shine On Rainy Day—Brent Cobb
  • Beast Epic—Iron & Wine
  • Brand New Day—The Mavericks

Best Bluegrass Album

  • All The Rage: In Concert Volume One [Live]—Rhonda Vincent And The Rage WINNER (tie)
  • Laws Of Gravity—The Infamous Stringdusters WINNER (tie)
  • Original—Bobby Osborne
  • Universal Favorite—Noam Pikelny
  • Fiddler’s Dream—Michael Cleveland

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