Walker Hayes Leads Country Finalists for 2022 Billboard Music Awards

Walker Hayes leads the list of country finalists for the 2022 Billboard Music Awards with six nods. In addition to the love he received in the country categories, Walker is up for Top Song Sales Artist, as well as Top Selling Song and Top Viral Song both for “Fancy Like.” Check out the full list of finalists in the country categories below.

Walker is not the only country artist receiving love outside the genre. Carrie Underwood’s My Savior lands her in the Top Christian Artist and Top Christian Album categories. Morgan Wallen’s record-breaking Dangerous: The Double Album is a Top Billboard 200 Album finalist. He is set for a performance slot during this year’s show. Plus, Elle King and Miranda Lambert earn recognition for “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” in the Top Rock Song category. Look for the pair to perform their chart-topping duet. Additionally, Top Country Duo/Group finalist Dan + Shay is scheduled to perform.

The 2022 Billboard Music Awards air live on Sunday, May 15, at 8/7c on NBC. For more, including finalists in other genres, visit BillboardMusicAwards.com.

Top Country Artist Finalists
Chris Stapleton
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen
Taylor Swift
Walker Hayes

Top Country Female Artist Finalists
Carrie Underwood
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift

Top Country Male Artist Finalists
Chris Stapleton
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen

Top Country Duo/Group Finalists
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Zac Brown Band

Top Country Song Finalists
Chris Stapleton – “You Should Probably Leave”
Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood – “If I Didn’t Love You”
Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan – “Buy Dirt”
Luke Combs – “Forever After All”
Walker Hayes – “Fancy Like”

Top Country Album Finalists
Florida Georgia Line – Life Rolls On
Lee Brice – Hey World
Taylor Swift – Fearless (Taylor’s Version)
Taylor Swift – Red (Taylor’s Version)
Walker Hayes – Country Stuff: The Album

Top Country Tour Finalist
Chris Stapleton – All-American Road Show Tour
Eric Church – Gather Again Tour
Luke Bryan – Proud To Be Right Here Tour

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