Country music is making its presence known at the 2018 People's Choice Awards, with some of the genre's biggest acts appearing in major categories in the first round of voting. Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett are among those nominated in non-country themed categories, as well as scoring nods in their home territory.

Urban and Rhett are both up for the multi-genre Male Artist of 2018 category, along with mainstream stars including Drake, the Weeknd, Jay-Z and Ed Sheeran, while Underwood is the lone country star for Female Artist of 2018.

Meanwhile, in the Group of 2018 category, Little Big Town, Sugarland and Dan + Shay are all holding down the fort for country music among artists that include Imagine Dragons, 5 Seconds of Summer, Twenty One Pilots and more. Shania Twain and Kenny Chesney add country to Concert Tour of 2018 with the Now Tour and Trip Around the Sun Tour, respectively. Several favorite acts make the cut for Country Artist of 2018, including Rhett, Underwood and Urban, as well as Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt, Blake Shelton and more.

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Fans will learn who the final five nominees are in each category on Sept. 24. The final winners will be announced when the show airs live on Nov. 11 on E!.

Here is the full list of country stars nominated in the 2018 People's Choice Awards:

Country Artist of 2018

Jason Aldean
Kelsea Ballerini
Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Blake Shelton
Chris Stapleton
Sugarland
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban
Little Big Town

Female Artist 2018

Carrie Underwood
Taylor Swift
Beyonce
Ariana Grande
Cardi B
Camilla Cabello
Dua Lipa
Jennifer Lopez
Selena Gomez
Pink
Nicki Minaj
SZA

Male Artist of 2018

Keith Urban
Thomas Rhett
Bruno Mars
Jay-Z
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Kendrick Lamar
Shawn Mendes
Post Malone
The Weeknd
Logic
G-Eazy

Group of 2018

Little Big Town
Sugarland
Dan + Shay
5 Seconds of Summer
BTS
Fall Out Boy
Gorillaz
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Migos
Panic! at the Disco
Twenty One Pilots

Concert Tour of 2018

Kenny Chesney - Trip Around the Sun Tour
Shania Twain - Now Tour
Britney Spears - Piece of Me Tour
Taylor Swift - Reputation Tour
Bruno Mars - 24K Magic Tour
Pink - Beautiful Trauma Tour
Imagine Dragons - Evolve World Tour
Justin Timberlake - Man of the Woods Tour
Beyonce and Jay-Z - On the Run II Tour
Katy Perry - Witness: The Tour
Foo Fighters - Concrete and Gold Tour
U2 - Experience + Innocence Tour

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