Carrie Underwood is set to perform on the 2012 Billboard Music Awards Sunday night in Las Vegas, and several country stars are among the nominees. Lady Antebellum has four nominations, including overall Top Duo/Group, and Jason Aldean follows with three nods. Scotty McCreery is a big nominee too with two nods, including one in the Top New Artist category. Taylor Swift is up for Top Touring Artist and Top Country Artist as well.
Presenters at Sunday night’s awards include Gavin DeGraw, Gladys Knight, Natasha Bedingfield, Julianne Hough and actor Jeremy Sisto. The show will be hosted by Modern Family stars Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell.
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards will air Sunday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time on ABC.
Billboard Music Awards Country Categories:
Top Country Artist
Zac Brown Band
Top Country Album
Jason Aldean, My Kinda Party
The Band Perry, The Band Perry
Luke Bryan, Tailgates & Tanlines
Lady Antebellum, Own the Night
Scotty McCreery, Clear as Day
Top Country Song
Jason Aldean, “Dirt Road Anthem”
Luke Bryan, “Country Girl (Shake It for Me)”
Eli Young Band, “Crazy Girl”
Lady Antebellum, “Just a Kiss”
Blake Shelton, “Honey Bee”
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