Loretta Lynn proved once again Friday that at 86 years old, she’s still got it.
“Wouldn’t It Be Great,” the title track on Lynn’s most recent album, received a Grammy nomination for Best Country Solo Performance.
“This nomination is the best Christmas gift ever,” Lynn said in a news release. “This song is so special to me because it’s the last one I wrote for my husband and it has so much meaning to me. This really means the world to me and I am so thankful.”
Other nominees in the same category include Chris Stapleton’s “Millionaire,” along with “Butterflies” by Kacey Musgraves, “Parallel Line” by Keith Urban and “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters” by Maren Morris.
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Lynn has previously won three Grammys and has been nominated 18 times over her six decades in the music business.
Like a number of her classic hits, “Wouldn’t It Be Great” addresses head-on the heartache of Lynn’s relationship with her late husband Doolittle, who struggled with alcoholism.