Kane Brown and Florida Georgia Line lead the pack of country music nominees going into the American Music Awards. Kane helped announce the nominees yesterday (Wednesday, September 12th) live on YouTube and he heard his name called three times in the country categories of Favorite Male Artist, Favorite Album and Favorite Song. FGL and Bebe Rexha were nominated for Favorite Collaboration, as well as Country Favorite Song and Favorite Duo/Group. Other country stars with multiple nominations include Thomas Rhett, Dan + Shay and Maren Morris.
Here are the nominated country artists:
Favorite Collaboration of the Year “Havanna,” Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug “Finesse,” Bruno Mars & Cardi B “Rockstar,” Post Malone ft. 21 Savage “Meant to Be,” Beba Rhexha and Florida Georgia Line “The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey
Favorite Male Artist, Country Kane Brown Luke Bryan Thomas Rhett
Favorite Album, Country Kane Brown, Kane Brown This Ones’s for You, Luke Combs Life Changes, Thomas Rhett
Favorite Song, Country “Heaven,” Kane Brown “Tequila,” Dan + Shay “Meant to Be,” Beba Rhexha and Florida Georgia Line
Favorite Female Artist, Country Kelsea Ballerini Maren Morris Carrie Underwood
Favorite Duo/Group, Country Dan + Shay Florida Georgia Line Lanco
The 2018 American Music Awards will be hosted by black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross and will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on October 9th at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
Source: Pulse of Radio