Cherryholmes Tweet The Grammies

CherryholmesWith Grammy weekend fast approaching, a  number of bluegrass artists are preparing to make the trip to LA, hoping to come away with a trophy.

To help fans follow them on their Grammy trip, the various members of Cherryholmes will be posting regular updates on their Twitter page. They are nominated in two categories (Best Bluegrass Album and Best Country Instrumental).

The full list of nominees for Bluegrass album are:

  • Cherryholmes III: Don’t Believe – Cherryholmes
  • Del McCoury Band ‚Äî Live At The 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – Del McCoury Band
  • The Ultimate Collection / Live At The Ryman – Earl Scruggs With Family & Friends
  • Honoring The Fathers Of Bluegrass: Tribute To 1946 And 1947 – Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
  • Wheels – Dan Tyminski

The Grammy awards show will be telecast on Sunday (2/8) at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on CBS television. The bluegrass award will be announced, however, during a Pre-Telecast Ceremony from 4:00-7:45 p.m. (ET). This ceremony will not be telecast, but will be streamed live online at

Other grassers nominated for a Grammy include Jerry Douglas for Two Small Cars In Rome from his Glide CD, B?©la Fleck & The Flecktones for Sleighride on Jingle All The Way, both in the Best Country Instrumental category. Also nominated are The Steeldrivers for Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals category for Blue Side Of The Mountain from their self-titled debut.

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John Lawless

John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.