Florida Georgia Line, Blake Shelton and Chris Stapleton were among the winners at Sunday night's (May 21) 2017 Billboard Music Awards. The night's biggest country winner, however, was Kenny Chesney.

Chesney took home two awards, Top Country Tour and Top Country Collaboration, before the 2017 BBMAs even began airing. FGL, meanwhile, earned Top Country Song during the broadcast, and Shelton received Top Country Artist.

Nominees for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, according to Billboard, were selected based on “key fan interactions with music” between March 18, 2016, and March 16, 2017. Those metrics include album and digital songs sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring and engagement on social media, all of which are tracked by Billboard, Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound.

Below, readers can find a list of 2017 Billboard Music Awards in categories concerning country acts.

2017 Billboard Music Awards — Country Nominees

Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented By Xfinity

Luke Bryan
Nicki Minaj
The Chainsmokers
The Weeknd
Twenty One Pilots -- WINNER

Top Duo / Group

The Chainsmokers
Florida Georgia Line
Guns N’ Roses
Twenty One Pilots -- WINNER

Top Country Artist

Florida Georgia Line
Blake Shelton -- WINNER
Keith Urban
Chris Stapleton
Jason Aldean

"I had a good feeling -- I felt like I was the luckiest guy in the room anyway, because Gwen is here with me ...," Shelton said while accepting his honor. "I know this award is based on facts and industry things ... but I think that all kind of comes down to a fan-voted award, if you think about it ... so, thank you, fans ... I love y'all. Thank you so much; this is incredible."

Top Country Tour

Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney -- WINNER
Dixie Chicks

“Obviously, we take our show really seriously,” Chesney says (quote via Taste of Country). “People give us a piece of their summer, and we want to make sure it’s something worth hanging onto … This award is for everyone who touched one of our shows!”

Top Country Album

Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know
Florida Georgia Line, Dig Your Roots
Blake Shelton, If I’m Honest
Chris Stapleton, Traveller -- WINNER
Keith Urban, Ripcord

Top Christian Album

Casting Crowns, The Very Next Thing
Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be -- WINNER
Joey + Rory, Hymns That Are Important to Us
Hillary Scott & the Scott Family, Love Remains
Skillet, Unleashed

Top Country Song

Kenny Chesney feat. Pink, “Setting the World on Fire”
Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.” -- WINNER
Florida Georgia Line feat. Tim McGraw, “May We All”
Little Big Town, “Better Man”
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

"It feels amazing to be back up here," Tyler Hubbard said when he and Brian Kelley took the stage to accept their trophy. Added Brian Kelley, "Thank you forgiving all of us an amazing life, an amazing ride."

Top Country Collaboration

Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King, “Different for Girls”
Kenny Chesney feat. Pink, “Setting the World on Fire” -- WINNER
Eric Church feat. Rhiannon Giddens, “Kill a Word”
Florida Georgia Line feat. Tim McGraw, “May We All”
Chris Young feat. Vince Gill, “Sober Saturday Night”

Top Christian Song

Lauren Daigle, “Trust in You”
Hillary Scott & the Scott Family, “Thy Will” -- WINNER
Skillet, “Feel Invincible”
Ryan Stevenson Featuring GabeReal, “Eye of the Storm”
Zach Williams, “Chain Breaker”

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