Nominations Revealed for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards: Florida Georgia Line Nabs 6, Keith Urban 3, Kenny Chesney 3

Nominations Revealed for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards: Florida Georgia Line Nabs 6, Keith Urban 3, Kenny Chesney 3

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards were announced this morning (April 10), and Florida Georgia Line secured six nominations to lead all country artists.

In addition to picking up a nomination in the all-genre Top Duo/Group category, Florida Georgia Line earned nominations for Top Country Artist, Top Country Album, Top Country Song (twice) and Top Country Collaboration.

Keith Urban copped nominations for Top Country Artist, Top Country Album and Top Country Song, while Kenny Chesney netted nominations for Top Country Tour, Top Country Song and Top Country Collaboration.

Hillary Scott earned nominations for Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Album and Top Christian Song.

Luke Bryan picked up an all-genre Billboard Chart Achievement Award nomination as well as a Top Country Tour nomination.

The Billboard Music Awards will air on May 21 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

Check out all of the country-centric nominations below.

Billboard Chart Achievement Award

Luke Bryan
Nicki Minaj
The Chainsmokers
The Weeknd
Twenty One Pilots

Top Duo/Group

The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
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 Featuring Pink, “Setting The World On Fire”
Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.”
Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw, “May We All”
Little Big Town, “Better Man”
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Top Country Collaboration

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

Top Christian Artist

Lauren Daigle
Hillsong Worship
Hillary Scott & the Family
Skillet
Chris Tomlin

Top Christian Album

Casting Crowns, The Very Next Thing
Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be
Joey + Rory, Hymns
Hillary Scott & The Family, Love Remains
Skillet, Unleashed

Top Christian Song

Lauren Daigle, “Trust In You”
Hillary Scott & The Family, “Thy Will”
Skillet, “Feel Invincible”
Ryan Stevenson featuring GabeReal, “Eye Of The Storm”
Zach Williams, “Chain Breaker”

Billboard Music Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital songs sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring and social engagement. These measurements are tracked year-round by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound. The awards are based on the reporting period of March 18, 2016 through March 16, 2017.

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