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The 2013 Billboard Music Award Nominations were announced this morning and country music is well represented.  Taylor Swift picks up 11 nominations between the country categories and all-genre categories, and Jason Aldean secures 3 nominations, including Top Male Artist in the all-genre category. Country Newcomers Florida Georgia Line also pick up a Billboard Music Award Nomination for Top Country Song with their hit single “Cruise.” See a complete list of country artist nominations below. 

Top Country Artist:
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Hunter Hayes
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Top Country Album:
Jason Aldean – Night Train
Luke Bryan – Tailgates & Tanlines
Taylor Swift – Red
Carrie Underwood – Blown Away
Lionel Richie – Tuskegee

Top Country Song:
Luke Bryan – “Drunk On You”
Eric Church – “Springsteen”
Florida Georgia Line – “Cruise”
Hunter Hayes – “Wanted”
Taylor Swift – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Country Artists Nominated In All Genre Categories:

Top Artist:
Justin Bieber
Maroon 5
One Direction
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Billboard 200 Album:
21, Adele
Babel, Mumford & Sons
Take Me Home, One Direction
Up All Night, One Direction
Red, Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist:
Jason Aldean
Justin Bieber
Drake
Flo Rida
Bruno Mars

Top Female Artist:
Adele
Carly Rae Jepsen
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top 100 Artist:
Flo Rida
Fun.
Maroon 5
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Adele
Justin Bieber
Mumford & Sons
One Direction
Taylor Swift

Top Digital Songs Artist:
Flo Rida
Fun.
Carly Rae Jepsen
Maroon 5
Taylor Swift

Top Social Artist:
Justin Bieber
One Direction
Katy Perry
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Streaming Song (Video):
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae – “We Are Young”
Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Wanz – “Thrift Shop”
Psy – “Gangnam Style”
Taylor Swift – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

The Billboard Music Awards will air live from Las Vegas on May 19.  For a full list of nominations, please click HERE.

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