Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Kane Brown, Maren Morris And More Among 2020 Billboard Music Awards Nominees

Blake Shelton; Photo Courtesy Getty Images, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Maren Morris; Photos Courtesy of Andrew Wendowski
Blake Shelton; Photo Courtesy Getty Images, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Maren Morris; Photos Courtesy of Andrew Wendowski
Blake Shelton; Photo Courtesy Getty Images, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Maren Morris; Photos Courtesy of Andrew Wendowski

Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Kane Brown, Maren Morris and more are among the country artists nominated at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.

Following the forced postponement of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, Billboard has announced that the show will be taking place on October 14 at 8 p.m. EST, live from Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on NBC. Kelly Clarkson is returning as the host of the show.

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards were originally scheduled to take place in Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 29, but were forced to be postponed due to the ongoing  pandemic.

On Tuesday (Sept. 22), The nominees were announced for the 2020 Awards show, which you can see the full list of below. It was previously announced that Garth Brooks would be receiving the coveted Icon Award during the show. Brooks, a 19-time Billboard Music Award winner, is one of only nine artists to ever receive the prestigious award, following Cher, Neil Diamond, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez, Prince, Stevie Wonder, Janet Jackson and Mariah Carey.

Shelton is up for Top Country Song and the all-genre Top Selling Song award for his single “God’s Country.” Combs is nominated for Top Country Artist, Top Country Male Artist, Top Country Album as well as the fan-voted Billboard Chart Achievement Award category. Brown is nominated for Top Country Artist, Top Country Male Artist and Top Country Album. Meanwhile, Morris is the most-nominated female country artist with nods in Top Country Artist, Top Country Female Artist, Top Country Album, Top Country Song categories.

Dan + Shay are the most nominated country duo with nominations for Top Country Artist, Top Country Duo/Group and Top Country Song as well as all-genre Top Duo/Group.

See the full list of Billboard Music Award nominees below.

Top Country Artist

Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Dan + Shay
Maren Morris
Thomas Rhett

Top Country Male Artist

Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett

Top Country Female Artist

Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Top Country Duo/Group

Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion

Top Country Tour

Eric Church
Florida Georgia Line
George Strait

Top Country Album

Kane Brown, Experiment
Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
Maren Morris, Girl
Thomas Rhett, Center Point Road
Morgan Wallen, If I Know Me

Top Country Song

Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours”
Maren Morris, “The Bones”
Old Dominion, “One Man Band”
Blake Shelton, “God’s Country”
Morgan Wallen, “Whiskey Glasses”

Top Artist

Billie Eilish
Jonas Brothers
Khalid
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

Top New Artist

DaBaby
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Roddy Ricch

Billboard Chart Achievement Award (fan voted)

Mariah Carey
Luke Combs
Lil Nas X
Harry Styles
Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist

DaBaby
Khalid
Lil Nas X
Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Female Artist

Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Halsey
Lizzo
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group

BTS
Dan + Shay
Jonas Brothers
Maroon 5
Panic! At The Disco

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Drake
Billie Eilish
Khalid
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist

DaBaby
Billie Eilish
Khalid
Lil Nas X
Post Malone

Top Streaming Songs Artist

DaBaby
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Song Sales Artist

Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

Top Rap Artist

DaBaby
Juice WRLD
Lil Nas X
Post Malone
Roddy Ricch

Top Rap Male Artist

DaBaby
Lil Nas X
Post Malone

Top Christian Artist

Lauren Daigle
Elevation Worship
For King & Country
Hillsong United
Kanye West

Top Billboard 200 Album

Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Ariana Grande, Thank U, Next
Khalid, Free Spirit
Post Malone, Hollywood’s Bleeding
Taylor Swift, Lover

Top Rock Album

The Lumineers, III
Slipknot, We Are Not Your Kind
Tame Impala, The Slow Rush
Tool, Fear Inoculum
Vampire Weekend, Father of the Bride

Top Hot 100 Song

Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved”
Billie Eilish, “bad guy”
Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, “Señorita”

Top Streaming Song

Chris Brown feat. Drake, “No Guidance”
Billie Eilish, “bad guy”
Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Lil Tecca, “Ran$om”
Post Malone and Swae Lee, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

Top Selling Song

Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved”
Billie Eilish, “bad guy”
Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”
Blake Shelton, “God’s Country”

Top Collaboration (fan voted)

Chris Brown feat. Drake, “No Guidance”
Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, “Señorita”
Post Malone and Swae Lee, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”
Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber, “I Don’t Care”

Top Rap Song

Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Lil Tecca, “Ran$om”
Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”
Post Malone and Swae Lee, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”
Post Malone, “Wow.”

Top Christian Song

Bethel Music, Jonathan David Helser and Melissa Helser, “Raise a Hallelujah”
Casting Crowns feat. Matthew West, “Nobody”
Lauren Daigle, “Rescue”
For King & Country, “God Only Knows”
Kanye West, “Follow God”