See Which Country Stars Landed Billboard Music Awards Nominations

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The 2017 Billboard Music Awards nominations have been unveiled! See if your favorite country music artists got the nod...

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards are slated to kick off on Sunday, May 21st at 8:00 p.m. ET via ABC and the nominees were revealed first thing this morning. Country superstar Luke Bryan is up for the coveted all-genre ‘Billboard Chart Achievement Award’ while Florida Georgia Line makes an appearance in the all-genre ‘Top Duo/ Group’ field. Country stars also made their presence known in the Christian music categories, Hillary Scott & the Scott Family are nominated for ‘Top Christian Album’ and ‘Top Christian Song’; popular country duo Joey + Rory also received a ‘Top Christian Album’ nomination.

According to Billboard, nominees were picked based on “key fan interactions with music” between March 18, 2016, and March 16, 2017. Those metrics include album and digital song sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring, and engagement on social media.

Check out the complete list of country nominees below!

2017 Billboard Music Awards Nominations

Billboard Chart Achievement Award/ Presented By Xfinity
Luke Bryan
Nicki Minaj
The Chainsmokers
The Weeknd
Twenty One Pilots

Top Duo / Group
The Chainsmokers
Florida Georgia Line
Guns N’ Roses
Twenty One Pilots

Top Country Artist
Florida Georgia Line
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban
Chris Stapleton
Jason Aldean

Top Country Tour
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Dixie Chicks

Top Country Album
Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know
Florida Georgia Line, Dig Your Roots
Blake Shelton, If I’m Honest
Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Keith Urban, Ripcord

Top Country Song
Kenny Chesney feat. Pink, “Setting the World on Fire”
Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.”
Florida Georgia Line feat. Tim McGraw, “May We All”
Little Big Town, “Better Man”
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Top Country Collaboration
Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King, “Different for Girls”
Kenny Chesney feat. Pink, “Setting the World on Fire”
Eric Church feat. Rhiannon Giddens, “Kill a Word”
Florida Georgia Line feat. Tim McGraw, “May We All”
Chris Young feat. Vince Gill, “Sober Saturday Night”

Top Christian Album
Casting Crowns, The Very Next Thing
Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be
Joey + Rory, Hymns That Are Important to Us
Hillary Scott & the Scott Family, Love Remains
Skillet, Unleashed

Top Christian Song
Lauren Daigle, “Trust in You”
Hillary Scott & the Scott Family, “Thy Will”
Skillet, “Feel Invincible”
Ryan Stevenson Featuring GabeReal, “Eye of the Storm”
Zach Williams, “Chain Breaker”

Congratulations to all the 2017 Billboard Music Awards nominees! Share this update with other country music fans.

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