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Sam Hunt is the most-nominated country artist at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards, scoring at least one nod in every country category, and two for song. Though he’s not nominated, Blake Shelton will perform his duet with girlfriend Gwen Stefani, “Go Ahead and Break My Heart,” from his new album If I’m Honest.

The 2016 Billboard Music Awards air live from the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

Here’s the complete rundown of nominees in the country categories:

Top Country Artist
Zac Brown Band
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood

Top Country Album
Traveller — Chris Stapleton
Kill the Lights — Luke Bryan
Montevallo — Sam Hunt
Jekyll + Hyde — Zac Brown Band
Storyteller — Carrie Underwood

Top Country Song
“Break Up in a Small Town” — Sam Hunt
“Take Your Time” — Sam Hunt
“Girl Crush” — Little Big Town
“Die a Happy Man” — Thomas Rhett
“I’m Comin’ Over” — Chris Young

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