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The final nominees for the 39th annual People’s Choice Awards won’t be announced until November 15, but the polls are now open at PeoplesChoice.com for fans to vote for their favorites in the preliminary rounds. 

Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan are mentioned in the overall Favorite Male Artist category while Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift made the cut in the Favorite Female Artist list.

All of those acts are also included in the Favorite Country Artist category too along with Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Scotty McCreery, Tim McGraw and Zac Brown BandHunter Hayes is in the running for Favorite Breakout Artist, and Taylor’s hit “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” is nominated for Favorite Song.

In the Favorite Album category, Carrie’s Blown Away, Uncaged by Zac Brown Band and Tuskegee by Lionel Richie are all mentioned in the preliminary round.

None of these artists will advance, however, unless fans actually vote them into the final top five in each category.

The 2013 People’s Choice Awards will be handed out live on CBS on January 9.

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