The American Music Awards (AMAs) nominees have been announced and Cody Johnson leads the pack of country nominees with three nominations.
The Texas native earned nods in the following categories: Favorite Male Country Artist, Favorite Country Album (Human The Double Album), and Favorite Country Song (“’Til You Can’t”).
“This feat goes to all the passionate #COJONation fans who buy and stream the music, come to the shows, and engage with us on every level. They have helped us pave the way we want to go with my brand of Country Music. I’m eternally grateful,” Johnson shared in a statement after the nominations were announced.
Other top country nominees are Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, and Morgan Wallen, who secured two nominations each.
Walker Hayes, Lainey Wilson, Maren Morris, Dan + Shay, Miranda Lambert, Lady A, Old Dominion, Parmalee, Zac Brown Band, Dustin Lynch, MacKenzie Porter, Jordan Davis, Luke Bryan were also nominated.
“Are you kidding me right now?! I’m speechless,” Wilson wrote on Instagram upon hearing the news. ”So excited to be nominated as the favorite female country artist at this years @amas!! The award is determined entirely on fan votes so y’all got the power! ❤️”
The fan-voted American Music Awards celebrates all genres of music and also recognizes nominees such as Bad Bunny, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Drake, Adele, Harry Styles and The Weeknd.
Fans can vote online and via Twitter for all categories now, with the exception of the K-Pop Artist category, which opens on Tuesday (Nov. 1).
2022 AMAs are scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 20 at 8/7c on ABC.
See a list of country categories below. For a full list of nominees in all categories click HERE.
Favorite Male Country Artist
Favorite Female Country Artist
Favorite Country Duo or Group
Dan + Shay
Zac Brown Band
Favorite Country Album
Carrie Underwood, Denim & Rhinestones
Cody Johnson, Human: The Double Album
Luke Combs, Growin’ Up
Taylor Swift, Red (Taylor’s Version)
Walker Hayes, Country Stuff: The Album
Favorite Country Song
Chris Stapleton, “You Should Probably Leave”
Cody Johnson, “’Til You Can’t”
Dustin Lynch ft. MacKenzie Porter, “Thinking ‘Bout You”
Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan, “Buy Dirt”
Morgan Wallen, “Wasted On You”