The Recording Academy asked Zac Brown Band what it was like to experience their big GRAMMY win for Best Country Album, Uncaged, this year.
"Coy Bowles: Winning the GRAMMY for Best Country Album for Uncaged was the biggest honor. We wrote and lived the songs on the road while performing for our fans. We took a week of creative seclusion to finish writing and arranging the tunes. We recorded it. We gave it to the people and they loved it. In the end we were rewarded with a GRAMMY...
Chris Fryar: The experience of winning the GRAMMY for Best Country Album at the 55th GRAMMY Awards was a bit like feeling overwhelming amounts of shock, surprise, excitement, nervousness, happiness, elation, and pride all at once. When Kelly Clarkson opened the envelope she stammered ever so slightly upon reading the name. The crowd began applauding before she finished. I just sat there and began clapping too — I honestly did not expect us to win. Kelly then reread the name clearly. My wife stood and started shaking me and excitedly saying, 'You won! You won! That's you! You won!' It was all quite the surprise."