John Prine, Billy Strings, Vince Gill & More Take Home Early Grammy Wins

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Danny Clinch

The Grammys are officially underway.

The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards have already started announcing the winners of select categories in their pre-telecast ceremony, including categories in the country, bluegrass and Americana genres.

Billy Strings’ Home took home the win for Best Bluegrass Album, meanwhile the late, great John Prine has won two Grammys for “I Remember Everything,” the last song he ever recorded.

Billy shared his reaction to the news, also thanking his family, his band and his fans for helping him along the way.

Vince Gill took home the win for Best Country Solo Performance and Dan + Shay’s “10,000 Hours” wins Best Group/Duo Performance. And finally, The Highwomen win Best Country Song with “Crowded Table.”

Best Country Album will be revealed later tonight.

Here’s a list of the early winners:

Best American Roots Performance

“Colors” — Black Pumas

“Deep in Love” — Bonny Light Horseman

“Short and Sweet” — Brittany Howard

“I’ll Be Gone” — Norah Jones & Mavis Staples

“I Remember Everything” — John Prine (WINNER)

Best American Roots Song

“Cabin” — Laura Rogers & Lydia Rogers, songwriters (The Secret Sisters)

“Ceiling to the Floor” — Sierra Hull & Kai Welch, songwriters (Sierra Hull)

“Hometown” — Sarah Jarosz, songwriter (Sarah Jarosz)

“I Remember Everything” — Pat McLaughlin & John Prine, songwriters (John Prine) (WINNER)

“Man Without a Soul” — Tom Overby & Lucinda Williams, songwriters (Lucinda Williams)

Best Americana Album

“Old Flowers” — Courtney Marie Andrews

“Terms of Surrender” — Hiss Golden Messenger

“World on the Ground” — Sarah Jarosz (WINNER)

“El Dorado” — Marcus King

“Good Souls Better Angels” — Lucinda Williams

Best Bluegrass Album

“Man On Fire” — Danny Barnes

“To Live in Two Worlds, Vol. 1” — Thomm Jutz

“North Carolina Songbook” — Steep Canyon Rangers

“Home” — Billy Strings (WINNER)

“The John Hartford Fiddle Tune Project, Vol. 1” (Various Artists)

Best Country Solo Performance

“Stick That In Your Country Song” — Eric Church

“Who You Thought I Was” — Brandy Clark

“When My Amy Prays” — Vince Gill (WINNER)

“Black Like Me” — Mickey Guyton

“Bluebird” — Miranda Lambert

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

“All Night” — Brothers Osborne

“10,000 Hours” — Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber (WINNER)

“Ocean” — Lady A

“Sugar Coat” — Little Big Town

“Some People Do” — Old Dominion

Best Country Song

“Bluebird” — Luke Dick, Natalie Hemby & Miranda Lambert, Songwriters (Miranda Lambert)

“The Bones” — Maren Morris, Jimmy Robbins & Laura Veltz, Songwriters (Maren Morris)

“Crowded Table” — Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby & Lori McKenna, Songwriters (The Highwomen) (WINNER)

“More Hearts Than Mine” — Ingrid Andress, Sam Ellis & Derrick Southerland, Songwriters (Ingrid Andress)

“Some People Do” — Jesse Frasure, Shane McAnally, Matthew Ramsey & Thomas Rhett, songwriters (Old Dominion)

“I Remember Everything”

“Crowded Table”

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