Country Nominees at the American Music Awards

The American Music Awards air tonight on ABC at 8/7c. The awards highlight the best in American music over the past year and despite concentrating heavily on pop music, there will be country artists represented. Here are the country acts that will take to the stage as well as those that have been nominated for an AMA.


Garth Brooks – People Loving People

Taylor Swift – Blank Space

Award Nominees

Artist of the Year¹ 

Luke Bryan

Favorite Male Artist – Country 

Luke Bryan

Jason Aldean

Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist – Country 

Miranda Lambert

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood

Favorite Band/Duo or Group – Country 

Eli Young Band

Florida Georgia Line

Lady Antebellum

Favorite Album Country

Blame it All on My Roots: Five Decades of Influences – Garth Brooks

The Outsiders – Eric Church

Just As I Am – Brantley Gilbert

¹ Luke Bryan was the only country artist nominated in this category.

Header courtesy of the American Music Awards.