Sam Hunt Leads Country American Music Awards Nominees

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Sam Hunt not only scored his first-ever American Music Awards nominations today — he scored the most of any other country artist.  Sam earned three nods in all, in the New Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Country Artist and Country Album of the Year categories.  Taylor Swift leads all the nominees, with six. 

Here’s the complete list of categories with country nominees for the 2015 American Music Awards.  Winners will be announced when Jennifer Lopez hosts the AMA ceremony, live from the Microsoft Theater Sunday, November 22 at 8:00pm ET on ABC.  For more information, check out TheAMAs.com.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Luke Bryan
Ariana Grande
Maroon 5
Nicki Minaj
One Direction
Ed Sheeran
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Meghan Trainor
The Weeknd

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S
Fetty Wap
Sam Hunt
Tove Lo
Walk The Moon
The Weeknd

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST — COUNTRY
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST — COUNTRY
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO or GROUP — COUNTRY
Zac Brown Band
Florida Georgia Line
Little Big Town

FAVORITE ALBUM — COUNTRY
Jason Aldean, Old Boots, New Dirt
Florida Georgia Line, Anything Goes
Sam Hunt, Montevallo

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