The American Music Awards have announced their nominations for 2012.  This award show was created by Dick Clark as a competitor to the Grammy Awards.  Votes are based on music buyers, social media, video viewing and your votes.  Check out the country nominees.

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All genres of music are part of the award show, for a complete list click here, the country nominees are below. To vote for your favorites click here. The show airs on ABC November 18 at 8 p.m.

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Eric Church


FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Taylor Swift
  • Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE BAND, DUO or GROUP - COUNTRY

  • Zac Brown Band
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Rascal Flatts

FAVORITE ALBUM - COUNTRY

  • Luke Bryan/Tailgates & Tanlines
  • Lionel Richie/Tuskegee
  • Carrie Underwood/Blown Away