Little Big Town, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay & More Earn People’s Choice Awards Nominations

Little Big Town, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay & More Earn People’s Choice Awards Nominations

The nominees for the 2018 People’s Choice Awards—voted on by we the people—have been announced.

In addition to the Country Artist of 2018 category, a number of artists picked up all-genre nominations, including:

  • Thomas Rhett (Male Arist of 2018)
  • Carrie Underwood (Female Artist of 2018)
  • Dan + Shay (Group of 2018)
  • Sugarland (Group of 2018)
  • Little Big Town (Group of 2018)
  • Kenny Chesney, Trip Around the Sun Tour (Concert Tour of 2018)
  • Shania Twain, Now Tour (Concert Tour of 2018)

Nomination voting for the 43 categories across movies, television, music, and pop culture runs through Sept. 14 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Fans can either vote online or through Facebook and Twitter with the opportunity to submit write-in nominees when voting online. After the voting window closes, the top five nominees based on fan votes in each category will become the official finalists. The finalist voting window will begin on Sept. 24 and run through Oct. 19.

The People’s Choice Awards will have its inaugural telecast on E! on Nov. 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT with red carpet coverage kicking off at 7 p.m. ET/PT.

Below are the country-centric nominations for the 2018 People’s Choice Awards.

Country Artist of 2018

Thomas Rhett
Luke Bryan
Jason Aldean
Kelsea Ballerini
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood
Little Big Town
Sam Hunt
Blake Shelton
Florida Georgia Line
Keith Urban

Male Artist of 2018

Thomas Rhett
Post Malone
The Weeknd
Kendrick Lamar
Keith Urban
Ed Sheeran
Shawn Mendes
Bruno Mars

Female Artist of 2018

Carrie Underwood
Taylor Swift
Cardi B
Ariana Grande
Camila Cabello
Nicki Minaj
Selena Gomez
Jennifer Lopez
Dua Lipa

Group of 2018

Dan + Shay
Little Big Town
Twenty One Pilots
Panic! At the Disco
Imagine Dragons
5 Seconds of Summer
Fall Out Boy
Maroon 5

Concert Tour of 2018

Kenny Chesney, Trip Around the Sun Tour
Shania Twain, Now Tour
Beyoncé & Jay Z, On the Run II Tour
Justin Timberlake, Man of the Woods Tour
U2, Experience + Innocence Tour
Taylor Swift, Reputation Tour
Britney Spears, Piece of Me Tour
Foo Fighters, Concrete and Gold Tour
Katy Perry, Witness Tour
Imagine Dragons, Evolve Tour
Bruno Mars, 24k Magic Tour
Pink, Beautiful Trauma Tour

photo by Tammie Arroyo,

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