Garth Brooks, Keith Urban Among 2017 American Music Awards Nominees
Keith Urban and Garth Brooks are among country music’s biggest stars nominated for 2017 American Music Awards. Carrie Underwood, Maren Morris and Sam Hunt are also up for AMAs in country music categories.
Brooks is the only country artist in an all-genre category. He’s up against Coldplay and U2 in the Tour of the Year category. From there Urban is the most-nominated country artist, gathering nominations in the Favorite Male Artist, Favorite Country Album and Favorite Country Song (“Blue Ain’t Your Color”) categories.
Hunt is up for two awards, while Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Chris Stapleton are up in unique country categories. Jon Pardi’s “Dirt on My Boots” and Hunt’s “Body Like a Backroad” join Urban’s song in the country song category. Miranda Lambert joins Morris and Underwood in the Female Vocalist of the Year category.
A full list of nominees is below. The 2017 American Music Awards air on ABC at 8PM ET on Nov. 19.
2017 American Music Awards Country Nominees:
Tour of the Year
Favorite Male Artist — Country
Favorite Female Artist — Country
Favorite Duo or Group — Country
Florida Georgia Line
Little Big Town
Favorite Album — Country
Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know
Chris Stapleton, From a Room:, Vol. 1
Keith Urban, Ripcord
Favorite Song — Country
Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road”
Jon Pardi, “Dirt on My Boots”
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”
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