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Texans prominent in Grammy Award nods


The nominees for the 56th annual Grammy Awards were recently announced, and Texas artists make up a large portion of the group once again.

We were very proud to see lots of familiar names on the Grammy nominations, with many of the albums and songs featured regularly on KETR's Notably Texan.

Here are the notable Texas artists up for an award this year:

Best New Artist - Kacey Musgraves (Mineola)

Credit Kasey Musgraves Instagram (http://snapwidget.com/v/637262742403575085#.UuGkDLTnaM8)
Kasey Musgraves

Best Rock Song - Ain't Messin 'Round- Gary Clark Jr. (Austin)

Best Traditional R&B Performance - Please Come Home - Gary Clark Jr. (Austin)

Best Country Solo Performance - Mama's Broken Heart  - Miranda Lambert (Lindale)

Best Country Duo/Group Performance - Don't Rush - Kelly Clarkson (Burleson) Featuring Vince Gill

You Can't Make Old FriendsKenny Rogers (Houston) & Dolly Parton

Best Country Song - Mama's Broken Heart-  Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves. songwriter- (Miranda Lambert)

 -Merry Go 'Round - Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves)

Best Country Album - Same Trailer Different Park-  Kacey Musgraves

Best American Roots Song -Build Me Up From BonesSarah Jarosz (Austin)

InvisibleSteve Earle (San Antonio), songwriter (Steve Earle & The Dukes (& Duchesses)

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Cover art from "The Low Highway" by Steve Earle and The Dukes (And Duchesses)


Love Has Come For YouEdie Brickell (Oak Cliff) & Steve Martin (Waco)

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Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's "Love Has Come For You" cover art, painted by funnyman Martin Mull.

Best Americana Album - Old Yellow Moon - Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell (Houston)

Love Has Come For You  -  Steve Martin & Edie Brickell

Best Folk Album - My Favorite Picture Of You -  Guy Clark (Monahans)

Build Me Up From Bones - Sarah Jarosz

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling) - Carrie And Me - Carol Burnett (San Antonio)

A full list of all nominees for the 56th Grammys can be found here. Listen to Notably Texan, weekdays from Noon-3 on KETR, to hear many of these Grammy nominated tunes and albums!

Born in Dallas, Texas, Matt moved to the Sulphur Springs area in 1990 and settled in Commerce shortly thereafter. Having dreamed of working in radio since childhood, he began working at KETR while taking Radio-Television courses at Texas A&M University-Commerce in 1993. Matt has transitioned from a part-time worker and pupil of KETR, to the station’s Chief Announcer/Producer and supervisor of student broadcasters. A familiar voice of 88-9 KETR, Matt has hosted such shows as The Late Nite Lion, and can currently be heard as host of Notably Texan.
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