Several of the artists performing at the Country to Country festival in 2016 have been nominated for prestigious 2016 Grammy Awards which take place on February 15, 2016.
There are nominations in the specific Country Music sections for Carrie Underwood, Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves and Ashley Monroe and all five nominations in Best Country Album are by C2C artists! But two of the C2C visitors have nominations in the biggest awards which cross all musical genres.
Chris Stapleton’s “Traveller” is in contention with Alabama Shakes, Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd for Album Of The Year.
Sam Hunt is up for Best New Artist alongside Courtney Barnett, James Bay, Tori Kelly and Meghan Trainor.
Best Country Solo Performance nominees include Chris Stapleton for “Traveller” and Carrie Underwood for “Little Toy Guns”. Best Country Duo/Group Performance nominees include Little Big Town for “Girl Crush” and Ashley Monroe (with Blake Shelton) for “Lonely Tonight”.
All five nominees for Best Country Album are C2C 2016 performers:
Sam Hunt “Montevallo”
Ashley Monroe “The Blade”
Chris Stapleton “Traveller”
Little Big Town “Pain Killer”
Kacey Musgraves “Pageant Material”
Country To Country, Ireland’s and the UK’s largest country music festival is back in March 2016 and will be headlined by some of America’s biggest stars; Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Dwight Yoakam, Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt and Chris Stapleton plus Maddie and Tae and Ashley Monroe.
For the first time Country To Country will be held over three consecutive days – Friday 11, Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 March, 2016 – in three cities; The O2, London, Glasgow Clyde Auditorium and Dublin’s 3Arena.
COUNTRY TO COUNTRY 2016
Friday 11th March
ERIC CHURCH, KACEY MUSGRAVES, CHRIS STAPLETON
Saturday 12th March
MIRANDA LAMBERT, DWIGHT YOAKAM, THOMAS RHETT, ASHLEY MONROE
Sunday 13th March
CARRIE UNDERWOOD, LITTLE BIG TOWN, SAM HUNT, MADDIE & TAE