originalThe 2017 Billboard Music Awards were televised tonight.  We wanted to share the nominees in country music categories, and tell you who won in those categories.  For a complete lit of nominees and winners, visit Rolling Stone’s website, by clicking here. (They are updating during the live telecast).

We told you earlier this evening that it was announced before the show aired that Kenny Chesney won two of the three awards he was nominated for (Top Country Tour and Top Country Collaboration).  We’ve also included Top Christian Song and Top Christian Album categories in our list, which included Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott & Family.

Here are the other nominees, and winners, in the country categories (or categories which included any country artists)..

Top Country Artist:
Florida Georgia Line
Blake Shelton–WINNER
Keith Urban
Chris Stapleton
Jason Aldean

Top Country Tour:
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney — WINNER
Dixie Chicks

Top Country Album:
Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know
Florida Georgia Line, Dig Your Roots
Blake Shelton, If I’m Honest
Chris Stapleton, Traveller — WINNER
Keith Urban, Ripcord

Top Country Song:
Kenny Chesney Featuring Pink, “Setting The World On Fire”
Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.” — WINNER
Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw, “May We All”
Little Big Town, “Better Man”
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Top Duo / Group
The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Florida Georgia Line
Guns N’ Roses
Twenty One Pilots — WINNER

Top Country Collaboration:
Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King, “Different For Girls”
Kenny Chesney Featuring Pink, “Setting The World On Fire” –WINNER
Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens, “Kill A Word”
Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw, “May We All”
Chris Young Featuring Vince Gill, “Sober Saturday Night”

Top Christian Album
Casting Crowns, The Very Next Thing
Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be — WINNER
Joey + Rory, Hymns That Are Important to Us
Hillary Scott & the Scott Family, Love Remains
Skillet, Unleashed

Top Christian Song:
Hillary Scott & The Family, “Thy Will” — WINNER
Lauren Daigle, “Trust In You”
Skillet, “Feel Invincible”
Ryan Stevenson Featuring GabeReal, “Eye Of The Storm”
Zach Williams, “Chain Breaker”

Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Xfinity (Fan-Voted Category)
Luke Bryan
The Chainsmokers
Nicki Minaj
Twenty One Pilots — WINNER
The Weekend

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The 2017 Billboard Music Awards were televised tonight.  We wanted to share the nominees in country music categories, and tell you who won in those categories.  For a complete lit of nominees and winners, visit Rolling Stone’s website, by clicking here. (They are updating during the live telecast).We told...