Which Country Artists Were Nominated For Billboard Music Awards?


The 2016 Billboard Music Awards are taking place on May 22 in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena. Today, the multi-genre music awards show announced its list of nominees.

While country music received no nods in any of the all-genre categories, many still walked away with recognition from Billboard. Leading the pack is Sam Hunt with four nominations in three categories for Top Country Artist, Top Country Album, and Top Country Song (“Break Up In a Small Town” and “Take Your Time”). Luke Bryan, Zac Brown Band, Chris Stapleton, and Carrie Underwood each received two nominations.

The following is the complete list of country music Billboard Music Awards nominees.

Top Country Artist
Zac Brown Band
Luke Bryan
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood
Sam Hunt

Top Country Album
Chris Stapleton’s Traveller
Luke Bryan’s Kill the Lights
Zac Brown Band’s Jekyll + Hyde
Carrie Underwood’s Storyteller
Sam Hunt’s Montevallo

Top Country Song
Little Big Town “Girl Crush”
Thomas Rhett “Die a Happy Man”
Chris Young “I’m Comin’ Over”
Sam Hunt “Break Up In a Small Town”
Sam Hunt “Take Your Time”