Is Country's Role At Grammys Big Enough?
February 12, 2007 at 5:30 AM (PT)
At this year's 49th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS, three Country artists were in the performance slots: THE DIXIE CHICKS, CARRIE UNDERWOOD and RASCAL FLATTS. Many of the GRAMMY AWARDS handed out to Country performers are done off the air, so is the role that Country plays in the GRAMMY's a major one? It depends on who you ask.
LEANN RIMES said country was definitely playing a bigger role in the GRAMMYS: "The music has become so mainstream and so relevant."
On the other hand, when asked about country's role at the GRAMMYS, SHOOTER JENNINGS responded, "Does it have one?"
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