(CBSDFW.COM) – Arlington-native and country singer Maren Morris won a Grammy for Best Country Solo Performance Sunday.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
Morris was also nominated for three other Grammys including Best New Artist.
Morris is grew up in Arlington and performed at venues from the Fort Worth Stockyards to the Granada Theater in Dallas.READ MORE: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
At a watch party in Arlington, friends watched the Grammy Awards and awaited good news of a win throughout the evening.
Morris’ godfather Richard Mills remembers her as a kid and doing karaoke performances in his living room.
“This is just a culmination of everything she’s done. It’s awesome,” said Mills about her Grammy win.MORE NEWS: Southlake Ranks 20th 'Best Small City In America'; Keller & Flower Mound Most Affordable
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