Thirteen Not So Unlucky for Stuart

This appeared on's website - November 23, 1999

Marty Stuart's exciting 1999 keeps getting better. It was recently announced that Stuart has 13 separate entries being considered for year 2000 Grammy Award nominations. He is being recognized not only for his singing abilities, but for his musical and producing skills as well.

Stuart's The Pilgrim album is being considered for Album of the Year, Best Country Album, Record of the Year and Best Engineered LP (Non-Classical), while the title song could end up nominated as Best Male Country Vocal Performance and Best Country Song. Two Stuart collaborative efforts, one with Pam Tillis ("Reasons") and one with George Jones and Emmylou Harris ("Truckstop") are on the list in the Best Country Collaboration With Vocals category.

As a picker, Stuart is also being considered for two Best Country Instrumental Performances, one for "Greatest Love Of All Time," and one for "Mr. John Henry, Steel Driving Man," his song with Earl Scruggs. As a producer, Stuart once again makes an appearance in the Country Collaboration category for his work with Willie Nelson and Beck ("Drivin' Nails In My Coffin") and in the Best Soundtrack category for the album The Hi Lo Country.

The three-hour Grammy Awards telecast is set to emanate live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 23, 2000 at 8:00pm (ET) on CBS.

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