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Dan + Shay Lead Country Nominations at 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Jason Aldean, Kane Brown and Luke Combs also earned multiple nominations.

Written by Lauren Laffer
Dan + Shay Lead Country Nominations at 2019 Billboard Music Awards
Dan + Shay; Photo courtesy of Warner Music Nashville

Dan + Shay are looking pretty lucky as the country duo earned seven nominations at this year’s 2019 Billboard Music Awards.

The duo, comprised of Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney, were on hand early Thursday morning to announce the BBMA nominations with host Kelly Clarkson. During their announcement duties, the duo learned of their noms in categories including the all-genre Top Duo/Group and Top Radio Song. They even earned two nominations in the Top Country Song category for their songs “Speechless” and “Tequila.”

Additionally, artists including Jason Aldean, Kane Brown and Luke Combs earned multiple nominations for their efforts this year.

Nominees and winners for the BBMAs are selected based on album and song sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring and social engagement, during the chart period of March 23, 2018 through March 7, 2019.

The 2019 Billboard Music Awards, hosted by Kelly Clarkson, air live from the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 1 at at 8PM ET on NBC.

See the country nominees for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards below…

Billboard Chart Achievement Award:
Dan + Shay
Drake
Ariana Grande
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
Dua Lipa

Top Duo/Group:
Dan + Shay
BTS
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Panic! At The Disco

Top Country Artist:
Jason Aldean
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line

Top Country Male Artist:
Jason Aldean
Kane Brown
Luke Combs

Top Country Female Artist:
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Top Country Duo/Group:
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion

Top Country Tour:
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Shania Twain

Top Country Album:
Jason Aldean “Rearview Town”
Kane Brown “Kane Brown”
Luke Combs “This One’s For You”
Dan + Shay “Dan + Shay”
Carrie Underwood “Cry Pretty”

Top Radio Song:
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line “Meant to Be”
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey “The Middle”
Khalid & Normani “Love Lies”
Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B “Girls Like You”
Post Malone “Better Now”

Top Country Song:
Kane Brown “Heaven”
Luke Combs “She Got the Best of Me”
Dan + Shay “Speechless”
Dan + Shay “Tequila”
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line “Meant to Be”