Wednesday All American Morning News with Eric Scott

Country's Carrie Underwood

Country’s Carrie Underwood

10/10/2012 (Courtesy — Good Morning! With two nominations each, Carrie Underwood

Country's Luke Bryan

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and Luke Bryan are tied for the most nods in the country categories at this year’s American Music Awards. Taylor Swift, who was crowned Artist of the Year at the 2011 AMA’s and took home a total of three awards last year, was not a repeat nominee in that top catgeory but she joins Carrie in the Favorite Female Country Artist category, along with Miranda Lambert. Luke will go up against Jason Aldean and Eric Church for Favorite Male Country Artist.

Zac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum and Rascal Flatts will compete for Favorite Country Band, Duo or Group, with Luke’s Tailgates & Tanlines, Carrie’s Blown Away and Lionel Richie‘s Tuskegee vying for Favorite Country Album. The latter album, a collection of country duets by the pop icon, also features nominees Jason and Rascal Flatts.

-Eric Scott

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