FGL Leads Billboard Music Awards Nominees

Published On April 11, 2017 | By Cheryl Johnstone | Country Music News

Florida Georgia Line leads the list of 2017 Billboard Music Awards nominees with six nominations.

The nominees were announced on Monday, April 10th during ABC’s Good Morning America. The Billboard Music Awards will air on May 21st on ABC.

Here are the 2017 Billboard Music Awards Country Nominees:

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 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 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”

Blake Shelton responded to his two nominations for Top Country Artist and Top Country Album for If I’m Honest by saying,

“It’s been an exciting year – and one of the most gratifying of my career. I moved to Nashville when I was 18 years old to be a country singer and chase my dreams, but I didn’t have the capacity to dream up this reality. At the beginning and end of every day, it’s because of the fans that we had such great success, so thank you!”

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