Taylor Artists Rack Up Grammy Nominations

Monday December 21, 2009
By: Taylor Guitars News

Congratulations to this year’s long list of Grammy-nominated Taylor artists! Leading the contenders with eight nominations is longtime Taylor strummer Taylor Swift (PSGA, GS8, 615ce, PS-LTD, T5-S, K65ce, SolidBody Classic), followed by newcomers the Zac Brown Band (NS74ce, 910, 614ce, 612ce, Baby Taylor, SolidBody Classic, SolidBody Custom, T3) and legendary country crooner George Strait (910 custom cocobolo), both of whom picked up three nominations. Singer-songwriters Dave Matthews (914ce, 714, 410, Jumbo Custom, W65, 856ce) and Jason Mraz (714ce, 612ce, NS52ce, NS72ce), along with children’s artist Buck Howdy (PS15, T5S1 custom, 615 Custom) each have two nominations, and Katy Perry (814ce, 512ce, Baby Taylor), Daryl Hall and John Oates (555, NS74CE, SB-X, 614CE, 912C), Rascal Flatts (GSMS, 614CE, 810, GSRS, 615ce, 810CE, 714ce, NS74ce, 855), Trace Adkins (615ce, 815c, HR-LTD, GS6), Prince (T5, 612ce, 414ce) and indie rockers Paramore (314ce, 712, 714ce) and The Fray (310ce, T5C1, T5S1) are each up for one.

You can view a complete list of Grammy-nominated Taylor artists below. The Grammy Awards® will air on January 31, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern and Pacific Time on CBS. For more information about the 52nd Grammy Awards, please visit www.grammy.com.

Record of the Year
Taylor Swift, “You Belong With Me”

Album of the Year
Dave Matthews Band, Big Whiskey and The Groogrux King
Taylor Swift, Fearless

Song of the Year
Taylor Swift, “You Belong With Me”

Best New Artist
Zac Brown Band

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Katy Perry, “Hot N Cold”
Taylor Swift, “You Belong With Me”

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
Jason Mraz, “Make it Mine”
Best Solo Pop Performance
Prince, “The Dreamer”

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals
Daryl Hall and John Oates, “Sara Smile”
The Fray, “Never Say Never”

Best Pop Collaborative with Vocals
Jason Mraz w/Colbie Caillat, “Lucky”
Taylor Swift w/Colbie Caillat, “Breathe”

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
Jars of Clay, The Long Fall Back to Earth

Best Rock Album
Dave Matthews Band, Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King

Best Female Country Performance
Taylor Swift, “White Horse”

Best Male Country Performance
George Strait, “Living for the Night”
Trace Adkins, “All I Ask for Anymore”

Best Country Performance By A Duo or Group
Zac Brown Band, “Chicken Fried”

Rascal Flatts, “Here Comes Goodbye”

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals
George Strait w/Lee Ann Womack, “Everything But Quits”

Best Country Song
Taylor Swift, “White Horse”

Best Country Album
Zac Brown Band, The Foundation
George Strait, Twang
Taylor Swift, Fearless

Best Musical Album for Children
Buck Howdy, Pete Seeger Tribute – Ageless Kids Songs

Best Spoken Word Album for Children
Buck Howdy, Aaaaah! Spooky, Scary Stories and Songs

Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Paramore, “Decode” (from Twilight)

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