Grammys Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List

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List of Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance winners from every year the award has been given out. All Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance award are listed along with photos for every Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance winners of all time. Anybody who won the Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance, so most of the famous Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. List is made up of many different items, including Steve Martin and Earl Scruggs. (52 items)

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Albert Lee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Albert William Lee is an English guitarist known for his fingerstyle and hybrid picking technique. Lee has worked, both in the studio and on tour, with many famous musicians from a wide range of ...more

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Alison Brown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Alison Brown is an American banjo player and guitarist known for a soft nylon-string banjo sound. She has won and has been nominated on several Grammy awards and is often compared to another ...more

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Alison Krauss is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Alison Maria Krauss is an American bluegrass-country singer-songwriter and musician. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of ten and recording for ...more

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Alison Krauss & Union Station is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Union Station is a bluegrass / country band associated with singer Alison Krauss. The act was established in 1987 as a backup band for Krauss is usually referred to as Alison Krauss and Union ...more

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Asleep at the Wheel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Asleep at the Wheel is an American country music group that was formed in Paw Paw, West Virginia, but is based in Austin, Texas. Altogether, they have won nine Grammy Awards since their 1970 ...more

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Béla Fleck is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Béla Anton Leoš Fleck is an American banjo player. Widely acknowledged as one of the world's most innovative and technically proficient banjo players, he is best known for his work with ...more

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Brad Paisley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Brad Douglas Paisley is an American country music singer-songwriter and musician. Starting with his 1999 debut album, Who Needs Pictures, he has released 10 studio albums and a Christmas ...more

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Brent Mason is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Brent Mason is an American session guitarist player and occasional songwriter based in Nashville. He is known primarily for his work in the field of country music. In addition to releasing two ...more

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Bryan Sutton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Bryan Sutton is an American musician. Primarily known as a flatpicked acoustic guitar player, Sutton also plays many other instruments including mandolin, banjo, and electric guitar. Sutton ...more

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Charlie McCoy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Charles Ray "Charlie" McCoy is an American session musician noted for his work on a wide variety of instruments. In his career, McCoy has backed several notable musicians including Bob ...more

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Chet Atkins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Chester Burton "Chet" Atkins was an American guitarist, occasional vocalist and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley, created the smoother country music style known as the ...more

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Danny Davis and The Nashville ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Danny Davis and The Nashville Brass

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Dixie Chicks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Dixie Chicks is an American country music band which has also crossed over into other genres, including alternative country. The band is composed of founding members Martie Erwin Maguire and ...more

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Doc Watson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson was an American guitarist, songwriter, and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues, and gospel music. Watson won seven Grammy awards as well as a Grammy ...more

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Earl Scruggs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Earl Eugene Scruggs was an American musician noted for perfecting and popularizing a three-finger banjo-picking style that is a defining characteristic of bluegrass music. Although other ...more

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Eldon Shamblin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Eldon Shamblin was an American guitarist and arranger, particularly important to the development of Western swing music as one of the first electric guitarists in a popular dance band.

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Eric Weissberg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Eric Weissberg is an American singer, banjo player and multi-instrumentalist, best known for playing solo in "Dueling Banjos," featured as the theme of the movie Deliverance and ...more

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Floyd Domino is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Floyd Domino Floyd Domino is an American musician known for his work in the genre of Western swing. Born a native of California, Domino was introduced to Western swing by way of the musicians who had ...more

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Gary Scruggs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Gary Scruggs Gary Scruggs is a musician.

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Gilley's Urban Cowboy Band is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Gilley's Urban Cowboy Band Gilley's Urban Cowboy Band is Mickey Gilley's band. In 1981 the Gilley's Urban Cowboy Band won its first and only Grammy. The Gilley's Urban Cowboy Band performs in Branson, MO with Mickey ...more

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Glen Duncan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Glen Duncan Glen Duncan is a musician, record producer and songwriter.

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Hargus
Hargus Melvin "Pig" Robbins is an American session keyboard and piano player. Having played on records for artists such as Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, Kenny Rogers, George Jones, Bob ...more

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James Burton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
James Burton is a film actor.

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Jerry Douglas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Gerald Calvin "Jerry" Douglas is an American resonator guitar and lap steel player and record producer.

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Jerry Reed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Jerry Reed Hubbard, known professionally as Jerry Reed, was an American country music singer, guitarist, and songwriter, as well as an actor who appeared in more than a dozen films. His ...more

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John Jorgenson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
John Jorgenson is an American musician. Although best known for his guitar work with bands such as the Desert Rose Band and The Hellecasters, Jorgenson is also proficient in the mandolin, ...more

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Johnny Gimble is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
John Paul Gimble, better known as Johnny Gimble, is an American country musician associated with Western swing. He is a fiddle player and considered one of the most impressive fiddlers in the ...more

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Larry Franklin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Larry Franklin Larry Franklin is a musician and composer.

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Leon Russell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Leon Russell is an American musician and songwriter, who has recorded as a session musician, sideman, and maintained a solo career in music.

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Les Paul is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Lester William Polsfuss, known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier and inventor. He was one of the pioneers of the solid-body electric guitar, ...more

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Mark Knopfler is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Mark Freuder Knopfler, OBE is a British songwriter, film score composer, guitarist, and record producer. He is best known as the lead guitarist, lead singer, and songwriter for the rock band ...more

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Mark O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Mark O'Connor is an American classical, bluegrass, jazz and country violinist, fiddler, composer and music teacher. O'Connor's music is wide-ranging and critically acclaimed, and he has received ...more

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Marty Stuart is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
John Martin "Marty" Stuart is an American country music singer-songwriter, known for both his traditional style, and eclectic merging of rockabilly, honky tonk, and traditional country ...more

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Merle Travis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Merle Robert Travis was an American country and western singer, songwriter and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. His lyrics often discussed the life and exploitation of coal miners. Among his ...more

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Merle Watson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Merle Watson Eddy Merle Watson was an American guitarist and folk singer. He was best known for his performances with his father, Doc Watson. Merle played and recorded albums together with his father from ...more

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Mickey Gilley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Mickey Leroy Gilley is an American country music singer and musician. Although he started out singing straight-up country and western material in the 1970s, he moved towards a more pop-friendly ...more

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New South is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
The New South is a bluegrass band formed around 1973 by banjo player J. D. Crowe. Their first two albums, Bluegrass Evolution and the eponymous record known by the album number, "Rounder ...more

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is an American country-folk-rock band that has existed in various forms since its founding in Long Beach, California in 1966. The group's membership has had at least a ...more

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Paul Shaffer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Paul Allen Wood Shaffer, CM is a Canadian-American musician, actor, voice actor, author, comedian, and composer who has been David Letterman's musical director, band leader and sidekick since

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Randy Scruggs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Randy Lynn Scruggs is a music producer, songwriter and guitarist. He had his first recording at the age of 13. He has won a Grammy Award and was twice named "Musician of the Year" at ...more

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Redd Volkaert is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Redd Volkaert Redd Volkaert was a successor to Roy Nichols in Merle Haggard's backing band, and is "among the country’s top Telecaster guitar slingers." Volkaert won a 2009 Grammy for Best Country ...more

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Reuben Gosfield is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Reuben Gosfield

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Ricky Skaggs is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Ricky Lee Skaggs is an American country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer, and composer. He primarily plays mandolin; however, he also plays fiddle, guitar, mandocaster and banjo.

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Roy Clark is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Roy Linwood Clark is an American country music musician and performer. He is best known for hosting Hee Haw, a nationally televised country variety show, from 1969 to 1992. Roy Clark has been an ...more

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Steve Mandell is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Steve Mandell

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Steve Martin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin is an American comedian, actor, musician, writer, and producer. Martin came to public notice as a writer for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and later ...more

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The Original New South is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
The Original New South

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Steve Wariner is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Steven Noel "Steve" Wariner is an American country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. He has released eighteen studio albums, including six on MCA Records, and three each on RCA ...more

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Tommy Allsup is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Tommy Allsup is an American musician.

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Union Station is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance Winners List
Union Station