Keith Urban, Sam Hunt and More Nominated for 2017 American Music Awards
Country music represented itself well this year as the nominees for the 2017 American Music Awards proved to be quite controlled by the genre.
Every year, the American Music Awards honors the top names in the music industry from all genres including pop, rock, R&B and country.
Keith Urban leads the pack of country nominees with three nominations, including a spot in the Favorite Male Artist—Country, Favorite Album—Country and Favorite Song—Country sections. Sam Hunt follows right behind with two nominations in the Favorite Song—Country and Favorite Male Artist—Country categories.
Also on the list is Garth Brooks, who earned his spot among artists like Coldplay and U2 with a nod in the all-genre category for Best Tour of the Year.
While performances for the broadcast have yet to be announced, fans can only sit in wonder about who will pride country music for what it is during the 2017 American Music Awards.
The complete list of country music nominees can be found below. Fans can vote for their favorite artists by clicking HERE.
TOUR OF THE YEAR
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY
Florida Georgia Line
Little Big Town
FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know
Chris Stapleton, From a Room:, Vol. 1
Keith Urban, Ripcord
FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY
Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road”
Jon Pardi, “Dirt on My Boots”
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”
The 2017 American Music Awards will air live from Los Angeles on Sunday, November 19, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.