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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Brett Eldredge will reveal the nominations for this year’s CMT Awards May 9 on NBC’s Today show. The National Music Council will honor Crystal Gayle at its 34th annual American Ea...

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FGL scores a coveted spot on the BBMA’s, while Luke Bryan competes for a major award

FGL scores a coveted spot on the BBMA's, while Luke Bryan competes for a major awardABC/Image Group LA Florida Georgia Line has locked in a coveted performance slot on this year’s Billboard Music Awards.

The most-nominated country act at this year’s BBMA’s, Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley will perform alongside fellow musical heavyweights Bruno MarsCeline DionEd SheeranJohn LegendNicki Minaj and more.

Meanwhile, you can now vote for Luke Bryan for the Billboard Chart Achievement Award online. Luke is the only country artist in the running, competing against Minaj, The ChainsmokersThe Weeknd, and Twenty One Pilots.

You can watch the 2017 Billboard Music Awards Sunday May 21 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. They’ll be broadcast live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Lady Antebellum covers the 1961 hit "Hey! Baby," on the soundtrack of ABC's new remake of Dirty Dancing. In 1982, this Canadian songstress also took the tune to #7 on the country chart. Can you name her? ANSWER: &nbsp...

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