Carrie Underwood Wins Big At American Music Awards


Carrie Underwood was a two-time winner at the 2019 American Music Awards, which were handed out Sunday in Los Angeles.

The country star was named Favourite Female Artist - Country and Cry Pretty was chosen as Favourite Album - Country.

Underwood adds to her collection of 13 AMAs since 2006.

Kane Brown earned Favourite Male Artist - Country, a category that wasn't announced during the live broadcast.

Dan + Shay's "Speechless" won Favourite Song - Country and, before the live broadcast, the duo was named Favourite Duo or Group - Country.

"Thank you to country radio for playing our songs," said Dan Smyers. "The fans... we could not do this without you. Thank you to our fans for having our backs since day one."

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Among the performers on the AMAs was Thomas Rhett, who did his Center Point Road hit “Look What God Gave Her," and a show-closing medley of hits by Canada's Shania Twain.

Luke Combs lost Favourite New Artist to Billie Eilish, as did Lil Nas X, who’s country crossover hit “Old Town Road” ft. Billy Ray Cyrus also lost in several other categories.

Check out the nominees and winners in country music categories below. For a full list of AMA winners, click here.

Favourite Duo or Group - Country

Dan + Shay - WINNER

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

Favourite Female Artist - Country

Kelsea Ballerini

Maren Morris

Carrie Underwood - WINNER

Favourite Male Artist - Country

Kane Brown - WINNER

Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

Favourite Song - Country

“Beautiful Crazy” - Luke Combs

“Speechless” - Dan + Shay - WINNER

“God’s Country” - Blake Shelton

Favourite Album - Country

Experiment - Kane Brown

Dan + Shay - Dan + Shay

Cry Pretty - Carrie Underwood - WINNER

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