Country Artists Score Nods For 2009 People's Choice Awards
November 18, 2008 at 6:30 AM (PT)
Several Country artists have been announced as nominees for the 2009 PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS. The AWARDS are fan-voted, and voting is now being held online at www.pcavote.com. The winners will be announced in a live show on JANUARY 7, 2009 on CBS-TV.
Country dominates in the all-genre "Favorite Male Singer" award, where KENNY CHESNEY and BRAD PAISLEY are nominated along with CHRIS BROWN. ARISTA star CARRIE UNDERWOOD has been nominated alongside ALICIA KEYS and RIHANNA for the "Favorite Female Singer" award. RASCAL FLATTS represent Country in the "Favorite Group" category, where they are competing with COLDPLAY and MAROON 5 for the title.
Each genre of music also gets its own "Favorite Song" award, with "Last Name" (CARRIE UNDERWOOD), "Love Story (TAYLOR SWIFT) and "Take Me There" (RASCAL FLATTS) all vying for the Country title. CARRIE and TAYLOR are also nominated for the "Favorite Star Under 35" award. KID ROCK is up for "Best Rock Song" for "All Summer Long."
Go to www.pcavote.com to see the rest of the 2009 PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD nominees and to vote for your favorites.