Congratulations are in order for six country stars: They are among the nominees at the 2016 Teen Choice Awards.

Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes, Sam Hunt, Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood all earned nods in the Choice Country Artist category. In 2015, Underwood took home that honor, beating out Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Hayes, Miranda Lambert and Shelton.

Country-turned-pop superstar Taylor Swift received two 2016 Teen Choice Awards nominations, for Choice Female Artist and Choice Song: Female Artist, the latter for "New Romantics." The Voice on which Shelton is a judge, earned a nod in the Choice TV: Reality Show category. A complete list of currently announced categories is available on the Teen Choice Awards' official website; more categories and nominees will be revealed in the coming weeks.

The Teen Choice Awards are fan-voted awards. Fans can vote on the TCA's website, through the Fox Now app and on Twitter; one vote per category per platform user ID is allowed each day. For more information, read the Teen Choice Awards' official rules and FAQ.

The 2016 Teen Choice Awards are set to air live on July 31 from 8PM ET until 10PM ET on Fox.

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