Why the “2017 Grammy Nominees” Album Is More Than a Little Bit Country

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By Music News Group

Atlantic RecordsThe 2017 Grammy Nominees album will be out later this month, and country makes a strong showing this year, with 8 of the project’s 21 tracks coming from the country field.

The disc features five country number ones: Kelsea Ballerini‘s “Peter Pan,” Carrie Underwood‘s “Church Bells,” Thomas Rhett‘s “Die a Happy Man,” and Tim McGraw‘s “Humble and Kind,” as well as this week’s current country #1 hit: Keith Urban‘s “Blue Ain’t Your Color.”

The annual compilation also showcases the breakthrough hit that put Maren Morris on the map, “My Church.” The Texas native is the most-nominated country act at this …read more