British folky/rootsy band Mumford & Sons and Dan Auerbach - nominated with the Black Keys and solo in the Producer of the Year category - had six nominations each. Jay-Z, Kanye West and Frank Ocean also earned six nominations
Country, bluegrass and Americana nominations were:
Best Country Album
"Uncaged" by Zac Brown Band; "Hunter Hayes" by Hunter Hayes; "Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochran" by Jamey Johnson; "Four The Record" by Miranda Lambert; and "The Time Jumpers" by the Time Jumpers.
Best Americana Album
"The Carpenter" by the Avett Brothers; "From The Ground Up" by John Fullbright; "The Lumineers" by the Lumineers; "Babel" by Mumford & Sons; and "Slipstream" by Bonnie Raitt.
Best Country Solo Performance:
Home - Dierks Bentley; Springsteen, - Eric Church; Cost of Livin' - Ronnie Dunn; Wanted - Wade Hayes; Over - Blake Shelton andBlown Away - Carrie Underwood.
Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Even If It Breaks Your Heart - Eli Young Band; Pontoon - Little Big Town; Safe & Sound - Taylor Swift and The Civil Wars; On the Outskirts of Town - The Time Jumpers; I Just Come Here for the Music - Don Williams featuring Alison Krauss.
Best Country Song
Blown Away - Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood); Cost Of Livin' - Phillip Coleman & Ronnie Dunn, songwriters (Ronnie Dunn); Even If It Breaks Your Heart - Will Hoge & Eric Paslay, songwriters (Eli Young Band); So You Don't Have To Love Me Anymore - Jay Knowles & Adam Wright, songwriters (Alan Jackson); and Springsteen - Eric Church, Jeff Hyde & Ryan Tyndell, songwriters (Eric Church).
Best Bluegrass Album
"The Gospel Side Of Dailey & Vincent" - Dailey & Vincent; "Life Finds A Way" - The Grascals; "Beat The Devil And Carry A Rail" - Noam Pikelny; "Scratch Gravel Road" - Special Consensus; and "Nobody Knows You" - Steep Canyon Rangers
Best Folk Album
"Leaving Eden" - Carolina Chocolate Drops; "Election Special" - Ry Cooder; "Hambone's Meditations" - Luther Dickinson; "The Goat Rodeo Sessions" - Yo Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile; "This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark" - Various Artists (Shawn Camp & Tamara Saviano, producers)
Best Song Written For Visual Media
Nominees include Safe & Sound - Taylor Swift and The Civil Wars. The song was from "The Hunger Games."
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Nominees include: "The Goat Rodeo Sessions" - Richard King, engineer; Richard King, mastering engineer (Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile).
Best Long Form Music Video
Nominees include "Big Easy Express" - Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros & Old Crow Medicine Show; Emmett Malloy, video director; Bryan Ling, Mike Luba & Tim Lynch, video producers.