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Carrie Underwood will compete against AdeleBeyonce and Justin Bieber for the coveted Artist of the Year trophy at the 2016 American Music Awards. The “Dirty Laundry” hitmaker is the most-nominated country artist overall, grabbing nods for Favorite Country Female and Favorite Country Album for Storyteller as well.

The 10 nominees in the Artist of the Year category will be narrowed down to five based on the votes received by Monday, November 14. You can vote for Carrie now at TheAMAs.com.

Luke BryanThomas Rhett and Florida Georgia Line also received two nods each. The AMAs will be handed out November 20 live from Los Angeles on ABC, starting at 8 p.m. ET.

Here’s the full list of the country nominees for the American Music Awards: 

Artist of the Year
Justin Bieber
Selena Gomez
Twenty One Pilots
Carrie Underwood
The Weeknd
Ariana Grande

Favorite Country Male Artist
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett
Blake Shelton
Favorite Country Female Artist
Kelsea Ballerini
Carrie Underwood
Favorite Country Duo or Group
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band
Favorite Country Album
Luke Bryan — Kill the Lights
Chris Stapleton — Traveller
Carrie Underwood — Storyteller
Favorite Country Song
Florida Georgia Line — “H.O.L.Y.”
Tim McGraw — “Humble and Kind”
Thomas Rhett — “Die a Happy Man”

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