Country Artists Nominated For 2012 Billboard Music Awards
April 23, 2012 at 6:58 AM (PT)
LADY ANTEBELLUM has the most nominations for a Country artist for the 2012 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS with four. BLAKE SHELTON and JASON ALDEAN each have three.
SCOTTY McCREERY is nominated for “Best New Artist” all-genre and LADY A, SWIFT, ALDEAN, SHELTON and the ZAC BROWN BAND are up for Country’s “Top Artist.” “Top Country Album” nominees are ALDEAN, LADY A, THE BAND PERRY, LUKE BRYAN and McCREERY. “Top Country Song” nominees include ALDEAN’s “Dirt Road Anthem,” LUKE’s “Country Girl (Shake It For Me),” LADY ANTEBELLUM’s “Just A Kiss,” and ELI YOUNG BAND’s “Crazy Girl.” LADY is up against TAYLOR SWIFT for the all-genre award of “Top Touring.”
CARRIE UNDERWOOD is set to perform as well as LMFAO, THE WANTED and JUSTIN BIEBER.
The BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS will air on ABC-TV on SUNDAY, MAY 20th at 8p (ET). Check out a full list of all the nominations at www.billboard.com.