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Georgians Win Big at The GRAMMYs!

  • Former President Jimmy Carter

Congratulations to the Georgians who took home GRAMMYs® last night at the 58th annual awards ceremony in Los Angeles! The Georgia winners are: 

DAVE COBB

Savannah native Dave Cobb had an extraordinary night – he produced the Best Country Album, Chris Stapleton‘s Traveller, as well as Jason Isbell‘s Something More Than Free, named Best Americana Album.

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Recording artist Chris Stapleton (L) and record producer Dave Cobb accept the Best Country Album award for
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Recording artist Chris Stapleton (L) and record producer Dave Cobb accept the Best Country Album award for

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HILLARY LINDSEY & LITTLE BIG TOWN

Songwriter Hillary Lindsey‘s hometown of Washington, Ga. is abuzz today with news of her Best Country Song GRAMMY, shared with fellow writers Lori McKenna and Liz Rose, for Little Big Town’s smash hit, “Girl Crush.”

Kimberly Schlapman and Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town, who also picked up “Best Country Duo/Group Performance” for the song, were both raised in Georgia.

FORMER PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER
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Former President Jimmy Carter won his second GRAMMY for Best Spoken World Album for A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety. Listen to the audiobook here.

Susan Archie earned her third GRAMMY for Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package for The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-32), which she shared with fellow art directors Dean Blackwood and Jack White.

Georgia is very proud of these deserving winners today! Share you favorite music memories by using #GeorgiaMusic!

 

 

 

Parker Whidby

Parker Whidby is the Digital Content Specialist for Explore Georgia. She loves to travel, write & photograph all the amazing things Georgia has to offer. In her spare time, Parker enjoys painting, going to concerts, trying new restaurants & spending time with family, friends & her pups, Doc and Baxley.