Several country artists are nominated at the 2012 Billboard Touring Awards. Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney‘s Brothers of the Sun tour is up for Top Package, along with Jason Aldean‘s My Kinda Party tour featuring Luke Bryan, as well as Taylor Swift‘s Speak Now trek with Needtobreathe and a rotating cast of country opening acts.
Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum are also up for the Breakthrough touring act trophy. In the Concert Marketing and Promotion category, Lady A is nominated for their work with Lipton, while Tim McGraw’s deal with Pennzoil and Zac Brown Band‘s Jack Daniel’s sponsorship are also in the running.
The 2012 Billboard Touring Awards are based on Billboard Boxscore numbers from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012. The trophies will be presented during the Billboard Touring Conference & Awards in New York next week.
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