American Country Countdown Awards: Nominations Revealed

The American Country Countdown Awards will be broadcast on FOX in the US, live on Sunday May 1st! The awards show is based on the longest running country show on US radio, American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks.

Luke Bryan dominates this year’s awards with an incredible seven nominations, including Artist of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year. Sam Hunt follows closely behind with five nominations, Thomas Rhett and Zac Brown Band are both nominated for four, and Florida Georgia Line have been nominated for three.

Nominations and winners for each of the awards are based on airplay charts, as well as sales and streaming data from April 1st, 2015 to March 28, 2016. Check out the full list of nominations below:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR:
Blake Shelton
Florida Georgia Line
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR:
Blake Shelton
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR:
Cam
Carrie Underwood
Jana Kramer
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert

GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR:
A Thousand Horses
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band

BREAKTHROUGH MALE OF THE YEAR:
Chris Janson
Michael Ray
Sam Hunt

BREAKTHROUGH FEMALE OF THE YEAR:
Cam
Jana Kramer
Kelsea Ballerini

BREAKTHROUGH GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR:
A Thousand Horses
Dan + Shay
Old Dominion

SONG OF THE YEAR:
“Stay A Little Longer” – Brothers Osborne
“Home Alone Tonight” – Luke Bryan featuring Karen Fairchild
“Strip It Down” – Luke Bryan
“Die A Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett
“Homegrown” – Zac Brown Band

ALBUM OF THE YEAR:
“Storyteller” – Carrie Underwood
“Traveller” – Chris Stapleton
“Kick The Dust Up” – Luke Bryan
“Montevallo” – Sam Hunt
“Jekyll + Hyde” – Zac Brown Band

DIGITAL SONG OF THE YEAR:
“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town
“Kick The Dust Up” – Luke Bryan
“Die A Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett

DIGITAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR:
“Anything Goes” – Florida Georgia Line
“Montevallo” – Sam Hunt
“Tangled Up” – Thomas Rhett

TOURING ARTIST OF THE YEAR:
Garth Brooks
Kenny Chesney
Luke Bryan
Shania Twain
Zac Brown Band