American Music Awards: Vote Now, Watch Sunday

The 2017 American Music Awards, which boasts itself as “the world’s biggest fan-voted award show,” will broadcast live on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 8/7c. The AMAs celebrate 45 years of “giving fans the very best of music.”

Yep, the AMA winners are entirely chosen by fans—so get voting. Read on to find out who’s nominated and how to cast your vote!

Jason Aldean is nominated for Best Album - Country at the 45th American Music Awards.

Jason Aldean, who will be headlining Country Fest 2018 on Saturday, June 23, is nominated for Best Album – Country with “They Don’t Know” at the 2017 American Music Awards.

Who’s up for nomination?

Here’s a list of Country Music Artists up for nomination for the 2017 AMAs. Click on each artist’s name to learn more about why they were nominated and to cast a vote!

Tour of the Year: Garth Brooks

Favorite Male Artist – Country: Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett, Keith Urban

Favorite Female Artist – Country: Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood

Favorite Duo or Group – Country: Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Old Dominion

Favorite Album – Country: Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know; Chris Stapleton, From A Room: Volume 1; Keith Urban, Ripcord.

Favorite Song – Country: Sam Hunt, “Body Like A Back Road;” Jon Pardi, “Dirt On My Boots;” Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Brantley Gilbert won Favorite Country Album at 2014 AMAs

In 2014, Brantley Gilbert won the AMA for Favorite Country Album with “Just As I Am.” Brantley will be headlining Country Fest 2018 on Thursday, June 21.

How do I Vote?

American Music Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions as reflected in Billboard Magazine and on, as indicated on the AMA website. Interactions include album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, social activity and touring. According to, measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners.

Fans can vote for their favorite nominees online at, by visiting a specific Artist Page or via Twitter through Sunday, November 19 at 3:59:59 p.m. CST.

Brad Paisley wins 2010 AMA for Favorite Country Male Artist

Brad Paisley won the AMA for Favorite Country Male Artist in both 2010 and 2008. Brad will be headlining Country Fest 2018 on Friday, June 22.

Who’s performing at the AMAs?

Announced performers to-date include Florida Georgia Line, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, Niall Horan, P!nk, Diana Ross, Nick Jonas, and more. Be sure to tune in to watch all the performances and collaborations. Get a sneak-peek here for more about the performers they’ve announced.

The award show will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Watch the 2017 AMAs red carpet pre-show, streamed live exclusively on Twitter. The AMA show will broadcast on ABC at 8/7c.



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