Willie Nelson Wins Best Country Album at 2023 Grammys
Willie Nelson has won the award for Best Country Album at the 2023 Grammys. A Beautiful Time won over albums by Maren Morris (Humble Quest), Luke Combs (Growin’ Up), Miranda Lambert (Palomino), and Ashley McBryde (Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville). Nelson was not at the ceremony to accept his award.
Nelson released A Beautiful Time in April 2022—the same day as his 89th birthday. Nelson’s take on Billy Joe Shaver’s “Live Forever,” from a tribute compilation of the same name, won him the 2022 Grammy for Best Country Solo Performance, competing against songs by Zach Bryan, Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert, and Kelsea Ballerini.
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