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No nominations for Ray Benson is good news for everyone else.
No nominations for Ray Benson is good news for everyone else. (Photo By John Carrico)

Grammy Whammy

Once again, artists from the Lone Star State (and a few notable ringers) cleaned up when Grammy Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning. Here are a few highlights, with the complete list of nominees at www.grammy.com. The ceremony will be televised on CBS Feb. 23.

Album of the Year: Norah Jones, Come Away With Me; Dixie Chicks, Home

Record of the Year: Norah Jones, "Don't Know Why"; Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland, "Dilemma"

Best New Artist: Norah Jones

Male Country Vocal: Pat Green, "Three Days"

Female Country Vocal: Lucinda Williams, "Lately"

Country Album: Dixie Chicks, Home; Willie Nelson, The Great Divide

Tejano Album: David Lee Garza y los Musicales, Estamos Unidos; Little Joe y la Familia, Celebration of Life Vol. 1 -- Live; Mingo Saldivar y Sus Tremendos Cuatro Espadas, A Taste of Texas

Contemporary Blues Album: Delbert McClinton, Room to Breathe

Contemporary Folk Album: Steve Earle, Jerusalem; Patty Griffin, 1000 Kisses

Best Box/Liner Notes/Historical Album: Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton

The 2021-2022 Austin Music Awards Music Poll is underway. Vote now for your favorite bands, venues, and music until January 31.

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