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Country Stars Out in Full Force at 2019 Billboard Music Awards

What a show it was!

Country Stars Out in Full Force at 2019 Billboard Music Awards
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: (L-R) Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney of Dan + Shay pose with the award for Top Country Duo/Group in the press room during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for dcp)

Luke Combs was the big winner at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards Wednesday night (May 1st). The breakout star was named Top Country Artist and Top Country Male Artist, and also took home the honor for the year’s Top Country Album for This One’s for You.

Combs has surged to the top of the country format since breaking out with 2016’s “Hurricane” – sending each of his five singles to No.1 at country radio and at least Platinum status, and he’s jumped up to headlining arenas faster than almost any of his peers. The country portion of the night wasn’t all about Combs, though, as plenty of other artists were also showered with accolades.

Carrie Underwood was named the year’s Top Country Female Artist, while Dan + Shay took home the award for Top Country Duo/Group, while also delivering a show-stealing performance of their hit, “Speechless” with Tori Kelly.

Meanwhile, “Meant to Be” by Bebe Rexha (featuring Florida Georgia Line) was honored as the Top Country Song, Kenny Chesney was singled out for having the Top Country Tour and Maren Morris won Top Dance/Electronic Song for “The Middle” with Zedd and Grey.

Check out photos of the stars on the red carpet below…

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 01: (L-R) Brittney Marie Cole, Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line, and Hayley Stommel attend the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 01: (L-R) Brittney Marie Cole, Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line, and Hayley Stommel attend the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Kelly Clarkson attends the 2019 Billboard Music Award at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Daniel Torok/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 01: Kelly Clarkson attends the 2019 Billboard Music Award at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Daniel Torok/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 01: Taylor Swift attends the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 01: Taylor Swift attends the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 01: (L-R) Katelyn Jae and Kane Brown attend the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 01: (L-R) Katelyn Jae and Kane Brown attend the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 01: (L-R) Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney of Dan + Shay attend the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 01: (L-R) Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney of Dan + Shay attend the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)