Country music superstars, and The Voice coaches in their respective countries, Keith Urban and Blake Shelton are leading nominations in Blair Garner’s first annual After Midnite Third Shift Awards. As they get closer to the finish line, Keith is leading with nominations in “Fanatical Fans,” “Fantasy Duet,” “Pedal to the Metal,” and “Pin-Up Male” categories. Blake earned quite a few nods himself in “Artist Of The Year,” “Pop-A-Top,” and “Top Twit” awards.
Artists finding themselves up for two nominations in the fun award show include Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood and Chris Young. Other artists with nominations include Scotty McCreery, Rodney Atkins, Kip Moore, Jake Owen, Kellie Pickler, Reba and Shania Twain.
The final round of voting will take place August 15th through to the 22nd and the winners will be announced on the radio program on August 29th. See the list of nominees below:
Third Shift Awards Finalists
August 15, 2012
Artist of the Year Carrie Underwood and Blake Shelton
Fanatical Fan Scotty McCreery and Keith Urban
Fantasy Duet Reba and Adele vs. Keith Urban and Prince
Pedal to the Medal Jake Owen (“Barefoot Blue Jean Night” ) and Keith Urban (“Long Hot Summer”)
Pin Up – Female Shania Twain and Carrie Underwood
Pin Up – Male Keith Urban and Chris Young
Pop-A-Top Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton
Song of the Year Luke Bryan (“I Don’t Want This Night to End” and Kip Moore (“Somethin’ ‘Bout A Truck”)
Top Twit Blake Shelton and Chris Young
Underdog Artist Rodney Atkins and Kellie Pickler