The Highwomen are celebrating an exciting career first - their first award nomination! The quartet has been nominated for an ACM Award for Group of the Year. The Highwomen are made up of members Maren Morris, Natalie Hemby, Amanda Shires, and Brandi Carlile. The group of successful singers ans songwriters formed to inspire other young women in music, particularly in an era where women are largely under-represented in country music. They aim to be an example for up and coming female artists in country.