Nominations for the 40th American Music Awards were announced Tuesday morning, and as usual, we were excited for all of our country music nominees!

Christina Aguilera, who announced the nods Tuesday morning in L.A., is also the first performer announced for the telecast, which airs live from the Nokia Theatre on Nov. 18 at 8 p.m.

Here is a complete list of the nominees for country music. Congrats from 97.3 the Dawg!

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Eric Church

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Miranda Lambert

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE BAND, DUO or GROUP - COUNTRY       

Zac Brown Band

Lady Antebellum

Rascal Flatts

FAVORITE ALBUM - COUNTRY

Luke Bryan, "Tailgates & Tanlines"

Lionel Richie, "Tuskegee"

Carrie Underwood, "Blown Away"

For the sixth year, winners will be determined by online voting, which begins Tuesday.