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Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance

The Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance is an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.[1] It was first awarded in 2012, after a major overhaul of Grammy Award categories. The award combines the previous categories for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, Best Country Collaboration with Vocals and Best Country Instrumental Performance (if the instrumental recording is performed by a duo or group). The restructuring of these categories was a result of the Recording Academy's wish to decrease the list of categories and awards.[2]

Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance
A gold gramophone trophy with a plaque set on a table
Gilded gramophone trophy presented to Grammy Award winners
Awarded for quality vocal or instrumental duo/group or collaborative country recordings
Country United States
Presented by National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
First awarded 2012
Currently held by Little Big Town, "Better Man" (2018)

According to the 54th Grammy Awards description guide it is designed for duo/group or collaborative (vocal or instrumental) country recordings and is limited to singles or tracks only.[3]



Inaugural recipients The Civil Wars also won in 2014.
Three-time winners Little Big Town.
Year Winner Song Nominees Ref.
2012 The Civil Wars "Barton Hollow" [4]
2013 Little Big Town "Pontoon" [5]
2014 The Civil Wars "From This Valley" [6]
2015 The Band Perry "Gentle on My Mind" [7]
2016 Little Big Town "Girl Crush"
2017 Pentatonix with Dolly Parton "Jolene"
2018 Little Big Town "Better Man" [8]

^[I] Each year is linked to the article about the Grammy Awards held that year.

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