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Bryan captures four iHeartRadio awards nominations

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 – Luke Bryan captured four iHeartRadio Music Awards nominations on Tuesday.

Bryan was nominated for Male Artist of the Year and Best Tour with both being new categories.

Others receiving multiple nominations included Sam Hunt, who had three, and Thomas Rhett and the Zac Brown Band with two apiece..

The 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards will be April 3.

Nominees are:

Female Artist of the Year: (New Category)
Adele
Carrie Underwood
Meghan Trainor
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year: (New Category)
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Luke Bryan
Sam Smith
The Weeknd

Best New Artist:
Fetty Wap
Hozier
Sam Hunt
Shawn Mendes
Tove Lo

Best Tour: (New Category)
Foo Fighters
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Taylor Swift
U2

Rock Song of the Year: (New Category)
"Cut The Cord" - Shinedown
"Failure" - Breaking Benjamin
"Footsteps" - Pop Evil
"Heavy Is The Head" - Zac Brown Band featuring Chris Cornell
"I Am Machine" - Three Days Grace

Country Song of the Year:
"Buy Me A Boat" - Chris Janson
"Homegrown" - Zac Brown Band
"I See You" - Luke Bryan
"Lose My Mind" - Brett Eldredge
"Take Your Time" - Sam Hunt

Country Artist of the Year: (New Category)
Blake Shelton
Brad Paisley
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category
"Die A Happy Man" - Thomas Rhett
"Fight Song" - Rachel Platten
"Hello" - Adele
"Photograph" - Ed Sheeran
"See You Again" - Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

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What Makes You Country CD review - What Makes You Country
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Farm Tour...Here's to the Farmer CD review - Farm Tour...Here's to the Farmer
Luke Bryan has been in that "hardware" phase of his career for the last few years. There have been several armloads of awards, many on the strength of the high-caliber singles from 2013's "Crash My Party." It might present a challenge to stay grounded. But Bryan has kept himself busy with work for charities (he's embarking on a traditional tour of farms to benefit his scholarship fund), and the use of the EP - this marks his eighth. Many artists use the EP format »»»
Kill the Lights CD review - Kill the Lights
When Luke Bryan announces, "I've got that music for your ear" during the single "Kick the Dust Up," listeners should know right off this is not a collection of sounds for every ear. It's targeted toward the young and reckless set instead, where consequences don't seem to matter. There's no better example of this loose approach than the revenge sex expressed through a duet with Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild on "Home Alone Tonight," where »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Kiah heats up – Amythyst Kiah's music career has seemingly been a slow burn, but that well could be changing. She was part of the quartet that put out the very fine "Songs of Our Native Daughters" earlier this year and is about to launch a tour with CD-mates Rhiannon Giddens, Allison Russell of Birds of Chicago and Leyla McCalla to bring out songs about... »»»
Concert Review: Sweeney maintains her musical integrity – Sunny Sweeney has gone the big label route and even earned a hit with "From a Table Away," but truth be told, she's better off without the baggage of the bigs, especially given the consistent quality and musical vision that was so clearly and admirably on display on this evening. When the East Texas native started her career, she was... »»»
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