The 54th Annual Grammy Awards take place tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Grammys have officially announced a performance from Jennifer Hudson honoring the late Whitney Houston. Red carpet coverage begins on E! and TV Guide network at 3 p.m. MT, and the telecast airs on CBS at 6 p.m.The Band Perry is nominated for "Best New Artist".  Here are the nominees for Grammy Awards in the country music categories:

Best Country Solo Performance

Dirt Road Anthem
Jason Aldean
[Broken Bow Records]

I'm Gonna Love You Through It
Martina McBride
[Republic Nashville]

Honey Bee
Blake Shelton
Track from: Red River Blue
[Warner Bros. Records]

Mean
Taylor Swift
Track from: Speak Now
[Big Machine Records]

Mama's Song
Carrie Underwood
Track from: Play On
[Arista Nahville]


Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Don't You Wanna Stay
Jason Aldean With Kelly Clarkson
[Broken Bow Records]

You And Tequila
Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter
[BNA Records]

Barton Hollow
The Civil Wars
Track from: Barton Hollow
[Sensibility Music LLC]

Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not
Thompson Square
Track from: Thompson Square
[Stoney Creek Records]


Best Country Song

Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not
Jim Collins & David Lee Murphy, songwriters (Thompson Square)
Track from: Thompson Square
[Stoney Creek Records; Publishers: Sexy Tractor Music/Hope-N-Cal Music, Old Desperados/N2D Publishing]

God Gave Me You
Dave Barnes, songwriter (Blake Shelton)
[Warner Bros.; Publisher: No Gang Music]

Just Fishin'
Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell & Ed Hill, songwriters (Trace Adkins)
[Show Dog-Universal Music; Publishers: Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music/Six Ring Circus Songs; Sony/ATV Tree Publishing; Five Hills Music]

Mean
Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)
Track from: Speak Now
[Big Machine Records; Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing, Taylor Swift Music]

Threaten Me With Heaven
Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Will Owsley & Dillon O’Brian, songwriters (Vince Gill)[MCA Nashville]

You And Tequila
Matraca Berg & Deana Carter, songwriters (Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter)
[BNA Records]


Best Country Album

My Kinda Party
Jason Aldean
[Broken Bow Records]

Chief
Eric Church
[EMI Records Nashville]

Own The Night
Lady Antebellum
[Capitol Records Nashville]

Red River Blue
Blake Shelton
[Warner Bros. Records]

Here For A Good Time
George Strait
[MCA Nashville]

Speak Now
Taylor Swift
[Big Machine Records]