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Grammy nods include many Texan performers

Grammy nominees - 2015
Grammy nominees - 2015

The nominees for the 57th annual Grammy Awards were announced last week, and the list includes several artists born or based in Texas.

The nominees include the following Texas acts:

Beyoncé (Houston):

Album of the Year: "Beyoncé"

Best R&B Performance: "Drunk In Love" feat. Jay Z

Best R&B Song: "Drunk In Love" feat. Jay Z

Best Urban Contemporary Album: "Beyoncé"

Best Surround Sound Album: "Beyoncé"

Best Music Film: "Beyoncé and Jay Z: On The Run Tour"

St. Vincent (Dallas):

Best Alternative Music Album: "St. Vincent"

Miranda Lambert (Lindale):

Best Country Solo Performance: "Automatic"

Best Country Song: "Automatic"

Best Country Album: "Platinum"

Best Country Duo/Group Performance: "Somethin' Bad" (Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood)

Lee Ann Womack (Jacksonville)

Best Country Album: "The Way I'm Livin' "

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical: "The Way I'm Livin' "

MercyMe (Greenville)

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song: "Shake"

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: "Welcome To The New"

Steve Martin (Waco) and Edie Brickell (Oak Cliff)

Best American Roots Song: "Pretty Little One"

Johnny Winter (Beaumont)

Best Blues Album: "Step Back"

Ruthie Foster (Gause)

Best Blues Album: "Promise Of A Brand New Day"

The winners will be announced during the telecast on February 8th, 2015.

The full list of nominations for the 57th Grammys can be viewed at www.grammy.com.

Hear many of these nominated artists, and all the rest of the music of Texas, weekdays Noon to 3pm during Notably Texan on KETR.

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.