“Sandwiched between great books and a framed, hand-rolled joint from Willie Nelson.”
“In my studio at home on a nice glass shelf with lights, so when we’re vibing it’s right there for inspiration.”
CHARLES KELLEY: “Mine are in my library room on the bookshelves. Or as my wife likes to call it, my ‘I love me’ room.”
HILLARY SCOTT: "Mine are on a bookshelf in my piano room. But when I was little at the house I grew up in, we didn’t have a mantle or fancy shelving and my mom’s Grammy for [her Reba McEntire duet] “Does He Love You” lived on our microwave. It stared at me every time I made oatmeal."
DAVE HAYWOOD: Mine are in my music room, and they either inspire or intimidate me while writing.
“On the top floor of our house so nobody sees them, and I don’t look like a tool that’s like, ‘Hey, here are all my accolades.’ But I really love them, and I am very proud of them. And if you have them out, you’re not a tool. It's just, I would feel like a tool.”
“With a few other special items on a table in the entrance to my bedroom, so it’s one of the last things I see before I go to bed.”
PORTUGAL. THE MAN'S JOHN GOURLEY
“My dad keeps it in his truck back home in Alaska, so he has it on his long drives from Willow to Denali. It’s a reminder of all our long trips singing along with Roy Orbison and Gene Pitney. In so many ways, my family and those long drives are responsible for writing 'Feel It Still.’"
"I keep my Grammy’s in my house in London next to some other awards like my EMA’s, American Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards, that are all important to me. I’m super proud of them, of course!"
"I keep some in my home, some at my mother’s home and some at Stankonia Studios."
“The Grammys are in a display case in the living room of Lewis and Amber Bublé, my parents' home. They belong to my family who remain such an inspiration and are so much a part of my life and career. Truthfully, being nominated was the biggest thrill, because I was put in the company of such great talents.”
A version of this article originally appeared in the Jan. 26 issue of Billboard.