Brandi Carlile, Bonnie Raitt And All The Winners From The 2023 Grammy Awards

6 February 2023 | 3:50 pm | Mallory Arbour

The 2023 Grammy Awards awarded some of music's best!

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The stars were out this weekend for the glitz and glamour of the 65th Annual Grammy Awards, held at Los Angeles’ Arena on Sunday, February 5.

In terms of country, blues and Americana artists, Brandi Carlile led with seven nominations, followed by Miranda Lambert with four and Maren Morris, Luke Combs and Willie Nelson with three each. Dolly Parton, Taylor Swift and Ashley McBryde, earned two nominations each. 

Brandi Carlile, Bonnie Raitt and Willie Nelson were all multiple award winners. 

Carlile was awarded ‘Best Americana Album’ for In These Silent Days and both ‘Best Rock Song’ and ‘Best Rock Performance’ for Broken Horses

Raitt took home ’Best Americana Roots Song’ and ‘Song of the Year’ for Just Like That as well as ‘Best Americana Performance’ for Made Up Mind.

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Nelson got the ‘Best Country Solo Performance’ award for Live Forever and ‘Best Country Album’ for A Beautiful Time. Cody Johnson’s ‘Til You Can’t was awarded ‘Best Country Song’, and Taylor Swift’s ten minute All Too Well: The Short Film nabbed ‘Best Music Video.’

Meanwhile, not only did this year mark Carly Pearce’s first Grammy nomination, but she and Ashley McBryde also took home their first ever wins. They were awarded ‘Best Country Duo/Group Performance’ for Never Wanted To Be That Girl.

Pearce wrote on social media, “WROTE A REAL COUNTRY SONG WITH MY FRIEND AND WE WON OUR FIRST GRAMMY. I have no words. Zero. None. More later. I love you @ashleymcbryde.”

McBryde added, “First times only happen one time, and today marks my first time. Congratulations Carly girl, we did it. #holyshit.”

Luke Combs, Brandi Carlile and Chris Stapleton performed. Kacey Musgraves gave a heartfelt performance celebrating the life and music of the late Loretta Lynn, while Bonnie Raitt joined Sheryl Crow and Mick Fleetwood in a performance honouring Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie.

The relevant nominations are listed below:

Song of the Year

Adele - Easy on Me
Beyoncé - Break My Soul
WINNER: Bonnie Raitt - Just Like That
DJ Khaled Featuring Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, John Legend & Fridayy - God Did
Harry Styles - As It Was
Kendrick Lamar - The Heart Part 5
Lizzo - About Damn Time
Steve Lacy - Bad Habit
Taylor Swift - All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (The Short Film)

Best Country Album

Luke Combs – Growin’ Up
Miranda Lambert – Palomino
Ashley McBryde – Ashley McBryde Presents” Lindeville
Maren Morris – Humble Quest
WINNER: Willie Nelson – A Beautiful Time

Best Country Song

WINNER: Cody Johnson - ’Til You Can’t
Luke Combs - Doin’ This
Maren Morris - Circles Around This Town
Miranda Lambert - If I Was a Cowboy
Taylor Swift - I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor’s Version) (From the Vault)
Willie Nelson - I’ll Love You Till the Day I Die

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Brothers Osborne - Midnight Rider’s Prayer
WINNER: Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde - Never Wanted to Be That Girl
Ingrid Andress & Sam Hunt - Wishful Drinking
Luke Combs & Miranda Lambert - Outrunnin’ Your Memory
Reba McEntire & Dolly Parton - Does He Love You (Revisited)
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Going Where the Lonely Go

Best Country Solo Performance

Kelsea Ballerini - Heartfirst
Maren Morris - Circles Around This Town
Miranda Lambert - In His Arms
WINNER: Willie Nelson - Live Forever
Zach Bryan - Something in the Orange

Best Americana Album

Bonnie Raitt - Just Like That...
WINNER: Brandi Carlile - In These Silent Days
Dr. John - Things Happen That Way
Keb’ Mo’ - Good to Be...
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Raise the Roof

Best Music Video

Adele - Easy on Me
BTS - Yet to Come
Doja Cat - Woman
Harry Styles - As It Was
Kendrick Lamar - The Heart Part 5
WINNER: Taylor Swift - All Too Well: The Short Film

Best American Roots Song

Anaïs Mitchell - Bright Star
Aoife O’Donovan & Allison Russell - Prodigal Daughter
WINNER: Bonnie Raitt - Just Like That
Brandi Carlile Featuring Lucius - You and Me on the Rock
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - High and Lonesome
Sheryl Crow - Forever

Best Americana Performance

Asleep at the Wheel Featuring Lyle Lovett - There You Go Again
Blind Boys of Alabama Featuring Black Violin - The Message
WINNER: Bonnie Raitt - Made Up Mind
Brandi Carlile Featuring Lucius - You and Me on the Rock
Eric Alexandrakis - Silver Moon [A Tribute to Michael Nesmith]

Best Rock Song

WINNER: Brandi Carlile - Broken Horses
Ozzy Osbourne Featuring Jeff Beck - Patient Number 9
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Black Summer
Turnstile - Blackout
The War on Drugs - Harmonia’s Dream

Best Rock Performance

Beck - Old Man
The Black Keys - Wild Child
WINNER: Brandi Carlile - Broken Horses
Bryan Adams - So Happy It Hurts
Idles - Crawl!
Ozzy Osbourne Featuring Jeff Beck - Patient Number 9
Turnstile – Holiday

See the full list of winners here.