“‘Somebody’s Heartbreak’ is kind of the sequel to ‘Wanted,’” the Best New Artist nominee revealed about his new single.
The long list of country nominees also included Taylor Swift, Ronnie Dunn, country supergroup The Time Jumpers, the Eli Young Band, Dierks Bentley, Zac Brown, and Jamey Johnson.
He stands with Kanye West, Jay-Z, The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, fun., and Mumford & Sons as the six artists who have six nominations each, topping all other artists.
Cliches be damned, it was a fun. night at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert on CBS, with the band performing and getting nominations in all four major categories: Album, Song and Record of the Year, and Best New Artist. Kelly Clarkson, The Black Keys and Frank Ocean all grabbed multiple nominations as well.
It’s the first time the show, happening on December 5, has taken place outside of Los Angeles.
The Recording Academy announced nominations Wednesday night for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards, which will air Feb. 12 on CBS. The awards show will be broadcast from The Staples Center in downtown L.A.