Country Music Racks Up Teen Choice Award Nominations

Teen Choice Awards 2019

As country music fans continue to grow across the nation, award shows are starting to recognize some of the top talent in the country music industry. Just yesterday, the Teen Choice Award nominations were announced.

Lil Nas X, country music’s most controversial new artist, singer of “Old Town Road,” leads the pack, alongside, rapper, Post Malone with five nominations. He receives nods in the following categories: Choice Male Artist, Choice Song: Male Artist and Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song for “Old Town Road,” as well as, Choice Breakout Artist and Choice Collaboration for the “Old Town Road” remix with Billy Ray Cyrus. The latter category featured two country artists collaborations last year, including “Meant to Be” by Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha, and Maren Morris’ song “The Middle” with Zedd and Grey.

Country singer-songwriter turned Pop megastar, Taylor Swift received three nominations, for Choice Female Artist, Choice Pop Song, Choice Song: Female Artist, both of which for her collaborative effort with Panic At the Disco’s Brendon Urie on “ME!”.

As far as straight country categories go, many of our favorite artists are nominated for Choice Country Song and Choice Country Artist. Three powerful women in country music are nominated for the former, including Kelsea Ballerini for “Miss Me More,” and Grammy Award winners, Maren Morris for “Girl,”  Kacey Musgraves for “Rainbow.” Both Ballerini and Musgraves also received nods in the Choice Country Artist category.

Other nominees for Choice Country Song include Kane Brown’s “Good as You,” Thomas Rhett’s “Look What God Gave Her,” and first time nominees, Dan + Shay for “Speechless.” All three artists are also nominated for Choice Country Artist, alongside Brett Young.

It will be interesting to see, which hardworking country artists have made the best impression on young people this year. Tune in to watch the live broadcast on August 11th at 8 pm. on Fox, and cast your votes here for your favorites.


Full list of nominees below:


Choice Male Artist

Ed Sheeran


Lil Nas X

Post Malone

Shawn Mendes

Choice Female Artist

Ariana Grande

Billie Eilish

Cardi B


Lauren Jauregui

Taylor Swift

Choice Music Group

5 Seconds of Summer

Jonas Brothers

Panic! At The Disco


The Chainsmokers

Why Don’t We

Choice Country Artist

Brett Young

Dan + Shay

Kacey Musgraves

Kane Brown

Kelsea Ballerini

Thomas Rhett

Choice Latin Artist

Bad Bunny

Becky G.


Daddy Yankee

J Balvin


Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist

Cardi B


Nicki Minaj


Post Malone

Travis Scott

Choice Rock Artist


Cage the Elephant

Imagine Dragons


Panic! At The Disco

twenty one pilots

Choice Song: Female Artist

Ariana Grande, “7 rings”

Billie Eilish, “bad guy”

Lauren Jauregui, “Expectations”

Taylor Swift (feat. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco), “ME!”

Katy Perry, “Never Really Over”

Halsey, “Nightmare”

Choice Song: Male Artist

Khalid, “Better”

Shawn Mendes, “If I Can’t Have You”

Lil Nas X, “Old Town Road”

Travis Scott, “SICKO MODE”

Louis Tomlinson, “Two of Us”

Post Malone, “Wow”

Choice Song: Group

Imagine Dragons, “Bad Liar”

Blackpink, “DDU-DU DDU-DU”

5 Seconds of Summer, “Easier”

Panic! At The Disco, “Hey Look Ma, I Made It”

Jonas Brothers, “Sucker”

Why Don’t We,  “8 Letters”

Choice Pop Song

Sam Smith & Normani, “Dancing With A Stranger”

Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber, “I Don’t Care”

Taylor Swift (feat. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco), “ME!”

Jonas Brothers, “Sucker”

Ava Max, “Sweet but Psycho”

Ariana Grande, “thank u, next”

Choice Country Song

Maren Morris, “Girl”

Kane Brown, “Good as You”

Thomas Rhett, “Look What God Gave Her”

Kelsea Ballerini, “Miss Me More”

Kacey Musgraves, “Rainbow”

Dan + Shay, “Speechless”

Choice Electronic/Dance Song

Zedd & Katy Perry, “365”

The Chainsmokers & Bebe Rexha, “Call You Mine”

Ellie Goulding, Diplo, & Red Velvet, “Close to Me (Red Velvet Remix)”

Mark Ronson (feat. Camila Cabello), “Find U Again”

Marshmello & Bastille, “Happier”

The Chainsmokers & 5 Seconds of Summer, “Who Do You Love”

Choice Latin Song

Ozuna, Daddy Yankee & J Balvin (feat. Farruko, Anuel AA) [Remix], “Baila Baila Baila”

ROSALÍA, J Balvin & El Guincho, “Con Altura”

Daddy Yankee & Katy Perry, “Con Calma (feat. Snow)”

Bad Bunny (feat. Drake), “MIA”

CNCO, “Pretend”

Nicky Jam & Ozuna, “Te Robaré”

Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song

Meek Mill (feat. Drake), “Going Bad”

Lil Nas X (feat. Billy Ray Cyrus), “Old Town Road [Remix]”

Mustard & Migos, “Pure Water”

Post Malone & Swae Lee, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

Khalid, “Talk”

Post Malone, “Wow”

Choice Rock Song

AJR, “100 Bad Days”

Panic! At The Disco, “Hey Look Ma, I Made It”

Bastille, “Joy”

Imagine Dragons, “Natural”

Cage The Elephant, “Ready To Let Go”

lovelytheband, “These Are My Friends”

Choice Breakout Artist

Billie Eilish


Juice WRLD

Lil Nas X



Choice International Artist





Little Mix

NCT 127

Choice Collaboration

BTS (feat. Halsey), “Boy With Luv”

Sam Smith & Normani, “Dancing With A Stranger”

Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber, “I Don’t Care”

Lil Nas X (feat. Billy Ray Cyrus), “Old Town Road [Remix]”

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “Shallow”

Julia Michaels (feat. Niall Horan), “What A Time”



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