Country music history at the 63rd Grammy Awards
Updated: May 12, 2021
March, 19 2021
The 63rd annual Grammys gave us a glimpse into the country music awards season, and we're so excited!
The show took place outside for the first time this year on Sunday, March 14th in Downtown Los Angeles and featured some historical moments for country music.
Mickey Guyton performed her song, "Black Like Me," and became the first Black country female artist to perform at the show. Guyton is also the first solo Black country female artist to be nominated for a Grammy. She was nominated for Best Country Solo Performance for "Black Like Me."
Miranda Lambert won Best Country Album (Wildcard) and she also performed her single, "Bluebird." Maren Morris performed her single, "The Bones," with John Mayer. Brandi Carlile also paid tribute to John Prine, singing performing his posthumously released song, "I Remember Everything." The song won Best American Roots Performance and Best American Roots Song.
Other notable wins include Vince Gill who won Best Country Solo Performance for "When My Amy Prays", Dan + Shay won Best Country Duo/Group Performance ("10,000 Hours" feat. Justin Bieber), and The Highwomen won Best Country Song ("Crowded Table") at this year's Grammy awards. Taylor Swift also made history with her Album of the Year win for folklore, becoming the first woman to win the award three times.
We can't wait for what the rest of the year has in store for country music awards shows. We're counting down the days until the ACM Awards!