4/18/18 – Eric McElroy in the Morning – Billboard Music Award Nominees Revealed

2018 Billboard Music Awards Nominees

Top Country Song

“What Ifs,” Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina
“Body Like a Backroad,” Sam Hunt
“Small Town Boy,” Dustin Lynch
“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rexha + Florida Georgia Line
“In Case You Didn’t Know,” Brett Young

Top Country Artist

Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton

Top Country Male Artist

Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton

Top Country Female Artist

Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris

Top Country Duo/Group

Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band

Top Country Tour

Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Top Country Album

Kane Brown, Kane Brown
Luke Combs, This One’s for You
Thomas Rhett, Life Changes
Chris Stapleton, From A Room: Volume 1
Brett Young, Brett Young

Country artists nominated in all genre categories

Top Selling Album

Kendrick Lamar, DAMN
Pink, Beautiful Trauma
Ed Sheeran, Divide
Chris Stapleton, From a Room: Volume 1
Taylor Swift, Reputation

Top Selling Song

Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road”
Imagine Dragons, “Believer”
Imagine Dragons, “Thunder”
Ed Sheeran, “Perfect”

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