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Willie Nelson Receives 52nd Grammy Nomination, 14th-Most Ever

Willie Nelson has now received 52 Grammy nominations, the 14th most of all time. (photo via AP)

The Red Headed Stranger from Texas, America's beloved country crooner Willie Nelson, was not forgotten when the Grammy nominations were announced this week.

He was acknowledged for "Ride Me Back Home," the title track of his 2019 album, in the Best Country Solo Performance category. It was Nelson's 52nd Grammy nomination. He's won nine awards, including Best Country Album for My Way last year.

Here are all of Nelson's nominations, from most recent to oldest:

2019 - Best Country Solo Performance: "Ride Me Back Home"

2018 - Best Country Album: My Way WIN

2018 - Best American Roots Performance: Last Man Standing

2016 - Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin WIN

2010 - Best Americana Album: Country Music

2009 - Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals: "Baby, It's Cold Outside"

2009 - Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: American Classic

2009 - Best Americana Album: Willie and the Wheel (with Asleep at the Wheel)

2007 - Best Country Collaboration with Vocals: Lost Highway WIN

2006 - Best Country Album: You Don't Know Me: The Songs of Cindy Walker

2005 - Best Male Vocal Country Performance: "Good Ol' Boys"

2005 - Best Country Collaboration with Vocals: "Dreams Come True"

2004 - Best Male Vocal Country Performance: "You Are My Flower"

2004 - Best Country Collaboration with Vocals: "Pancho & Lefty"

2003 - Best Country Album: Run That By Me One More Time

2003 - Best Country Album: Alive and Kickin'

2003 - Best Country Collaboration with Vocals: "Beer for My Horses"

2003 - Best Country Collaboration with Vocals: "Wurlitzer Prize (I Don't Want to Get Over You)"

2002 - Best Country Album: The Great Divide

2002 - Best Country Collaboration with Vocals: "Mendocino County Line" WIN

2001 - Best Country Album: The Rainbow Connection

2001 - Best Male Vocal Country Performance: "Marie"

2000 - Lifetime Achievement Award WIN

2000 - Best Traditional Blues Album: Milk Cow Blues

2000 - Best Long Form Music Video: "Teatro"

1999 - Best Pop Instrumental Performance: "Night and Day"

1999 - Best Country Collaboration with Vocals: "Going Away Party"

1997 - Best Male Vocal Country Performance: "Peach Pickin' Time Down in Georgia"

1996 - Best Southern Gospel, Country Gospel or Bluegrass Gospel Album: How Great Thou Art

1994 - Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance: Moonlight Becomes You

1990 - Grammy Legend Award

1990 - Best Country Collaboration with Vocals: Highwayman 2

1986 - President's Merit Award

1985 - Best Country Vocal Solo Performance, Male: "Forgiving You Was Easy"

1985 - Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: "Highwayman"

1984 - Best Country Vocal Solo Performance, Male: "City of New Orleans"

1984 - Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: "As Time Goes By"

1983 - Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: "Pancho and Lefty"

1983 - Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Take It to the Limit (with Waylon Jennings)

1982 - Best Country Vocal Solo Performance, Male: "Always on My Mind" WIN

1982 - Record of the Year: "Always on My Mind"

1982 - Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay"

1981 - Best Country Vocal Solo Performance, Male: Somewhere Over the Rainbow

1980 - Best Country Song: "On the Road Again" WIN

1980 - Best Country Vocal Solo Performance, Male: "On the Road Again"

1980 - Best Inspirational Performance: Family Bible

1979 - Best Country Vocal Solo Performance, Male: "Whiskey River"

1979 - Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group: "Heartbreak Hotel"

1979 - Best Inspirational Performance: "I Saw the Light"

1978 - Best Country Vocal Solo Performance, Male: "Georgia on My Mind" WIN 

1978 - Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group: "Mama Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys"

1976 - Best Country Vocal Solo Performance, Male: "I'd Have to Be Crazy"

1976 - Best Inspirational Performance: "Amazing Grace"

1975 - Best Country Vocal Solo Performance, Male: "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain" WIN

1974 - Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group: "After the Fire Is Gone"

Nelson ranks No. 14 in most Grammy nominations. Quincy Jones leads with 80 Grammy noms, followed by Paul McCartney (78), Jay-Z (77), Stevie Wonder (74), Beyoncé (70), Kanye West (69), Nelson (52) and Bruce Springsteen (50).

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