Country Music Nominees For The 2011 Billboard Music Awards

The 2011 Billboard Music Awards will take place in Los Angeles on Sunday, May 22nd at 8PM ET/PT.  Country Music will specifically be recognized in 3 categories, however, Taylor Swift & Lady Antebellum will both be up for additional Billboard Music Awards in additional categories.

The 2011 Billboard Music Award Country Nominees Are:
TOP COUNTRY ALBUM
Jason Aldean – My Kinda Party
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now
Sugarland – The Incredible Machine
Taylor Swift – Speak Now
Zac Brown Band – The Foundation
TOP COUNTRY ARTIST
Jason Aldean
Kenny Chesney
Lady Antebellum
Taylor Swift
Zac Brown Band

TOP COUNTRY SONG
The Band Perry – If I Die Young
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now
Miranda Lambert – The House That Built Me
Sugarland – Stuck Like Glue
Taylor Swift – Mine

TOP ARTIST
Justin Bieber
Eminem
Lady Gaga
Rhianna
Taylor Swift

TOP BILLBOARD 200 ALBUM
Justin Bieber – My World 2.0
Susan Boyle – The Gift
Eminem – Recovery
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now
Taylor Swift – Speak Now

Top DUO/GROUP
The Black Eyed Peas
Bon Jovi
Lady Antebellum
Linkin Park
U2

TOP BILLBOARD 200 ARTIST
Justin Bieber
Susan Boyle
Eminem
Lady Antebellum
Taylor Swift

TOP FEMALE ARTIST
Ke$ha
Lady Gaga
Katy Perry
Rihanna
Taylor Swift