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2017 Grammy Awards: The Country Winners

Sturgill Simpson's disc, "A Sailor's Guide to Earth," won the Grammy on Sunday for Best Grammy Album.

Maren Morris' "My Church" took the honor for Best Country Solo Performance.  

Hillary Scott & the Scott Family won two Grammys: "Thy Will" took Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song with Bernie Herms, Hillary Scott and Emily Weisband, songwriters. Scott and her family's album, "Love Remains," took Contemporary Christian Music Album.

Pentatonix's version of "Joelene" with Dolly Parton won Best Country/Duo Performance.

Lori McKenna won the Best Country Song Grammy for "Humble and Kind." Tim McGraw recorded the song.

The Best Roots Gospel Album wen to Joey + Rory for "Hymns," released a year ago as Joey was succumbing to cancer.

Sarah Jarosz took the honor for Best Americana Roots Performance for "House of Mercy." She also took the Best Folk Album for "Undercurrent."

Vince Gill's "Kid Sister" took the Best American roots Song. The song was recorded by The Time Jumpers, which includes Gill.

Willie Nelson won the Grammy for Best Pop Traditional Pop Vocal Album for "Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin."

Stax artist William Bell won Best Americana Album for "This is Where I Live."

O'Connor Band with Mark O'Connor scored the Grammy for Best Bluegrass A

 

WINNERS LIST:

Best Country Album: A Sailor’s Guide to Earth, Sturgill Simpson

Best Country Solo Performance: “My Church,” Maren Morris

Country Song: “Humble and Kind,” Lori McKenna (songwriter)

Country Duo/Group Performance: “Jolene,” Pentatonix featuring Dolly Parton

American Roots Song: “Kid Sister,” Vince Gill (songwriter)

Roots Gospel Album: Hymns, Joey + Rory

Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song: “Thy Will,” Hillary Scott and the Scott Family

Contemporary Christian Music Album: Love Remains, Hillary Scott and the Scott Family

Americana Album: This Is Where I Live, William Bell

Bluegrass Album: Coming Home, O’Connor Band With Mark O’Connor

Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin, Willie Nelson

Folk Album: Undercurrent, Sarah Jarosz

American Roots Performance: “House of Mercy,” Sarah Jarosz

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