American Music Award for Favorite Country Album

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American Music Awards for Favorite Country Album
CountryUnited States
Presented byAmerican Music Awards
First awarded1974
Last awarded2022
Currently held byTaylor SwiftRed (Taylor's Version)
Most awardsCarrie Underwood (6)
Most nominationsGarth Brooks (10)

The American Music Award for Favorite Album – Country has been awarded since 1974. Years reflect the year in which the awards were presented, for works released in the previous year (until 2003 onward when awards were handed out on November of the same year). The all-time winner in this category is Carrie Underwood with 6 wins; Underwood is also the only artist in the show's history to have all six consecutive albums win. Garth Brooks is the most nominated artist with 10 nominations.

Winners and nominees[edit]


Year Artist Album Ref
Charley Pride A Sunshiny Day with Charley Pride [citation needed]
Charlie Rich Behind Closed Doors
Tammy Wynette First Songs of the First Lady
Olivia Newton-John Let Me Be There [citation needed]
Charlie Rich A Very Special Love Song
Behind Closed Doors
John Denver Back Home Again [citation needed]
Freddy Fender Before the Next Teardrop Falls
Olivia Newton-John Have You Never Been Mellow
Glen Campbell Rhinestone Cowboy [citation needed]
Ronnie Milsap 20/20 Vision
Willie Nelson Red Headed Stranger
Dolly Parton New Harvest – First Gathering [citation needed]
Waylon Jennings Are You Ready for the Country
Ol' Waylon
Kenny Rogers Ten Years of Gold [citation needed]
Dolly Parton Here You Come Again
Linda Ronstadt Simple Dreams


Year Artist Album Ref
Kenny Rogers The Gambler [citation needed]
Crystal Gayle Miss the Mississippi
Waylon Jennings Greatest Hits
Kenny Rogers The Gambler [citation needed]
Waylon Jennings Music Man
Kenny Rogers Ten Years of Gold
Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits [citation needed]
Alabama Feels So Right
Waylon Jennings Greatest Hits
Anne Murray Anne Murray's Greatest Hits
Willie Nelson Always on My Mind [citation needed]
Alabama Mountain Music
The Oak Ridge Boys Fancy Free
Alabama The Closer You Get... [citation needed]
Lee Greenwood Somebody's Gonna Love You
Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson Pancho & Lefty
Ricky Skaggs Highways & Heartaches
Kenny Rogers Eyes That See in the Dark [citation needed]
Alabama Roll On
Ricky Skaggs Don't Cheat in Our Hometown
Alabama 40-Hour Week [citation needed]
Willie Nelson City of New Orleans
Ricky Skaggs Country Boy
Alabama Greatest Hits [citation needed]
The Judds Rockin' with the Rhythm
Reba McEntire Whoever's in New England
George Strait Something Special
Randy Travis Always & Forever [citation needed]
The Judds Heartland
George Strait Ocean Front Property
Randy Travis Always & Forever [citation needed]
George Strait If You Ain't Lovin' You Ain't Livin'
Ricky Van Shelton Wild-Eyed Dream


Year Artist Album Ref
Randy Travis Old 8×10 [1]
George Strait Beyond the Blue Neon
Hank Williams Jr. Greatest Hits, Vol. 3
Reba McEntire Reba Live [2]
Clint Black Killin' Time
George Strait Livin' It Up
Garth Brooks No Fences [citation needed]
Clint Black Put Yourself in My Shoes
Garth Brooks Ropin' the Wind
Alan Jackson Don't Rock the Jukebox
Travis Tritt It's All About to Change
Reba McEntire For My Broken Heart [3]
Garth Brooks The Chase
Billy Ray Cyrus Some Gave All
Alan Jackson A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love) [citation needed]
Brooks & Dunn Hard Workin' Man
Garth Brooks In Pieces
Reba McEntire It's Your Call
Reba McEntire Read My Mind [4]
Alan Jackson Who I Am
Various Artists Common Thread: The Songs of the Eagles
Garth Brooks The Hits [5]
Brooks & Dunn Waitin' on Sundown
Shania Twain The Woman in Me
George Strait Blue Clear Sky [6]
Garth Brooks Fresh Horses
Shania Twain The Woman in Me
George Strait Carrying Your Love with Me [7]
Tim McGraw Everywhere
LeAnn Rimes Unchained Melody: The Early Years
Trisha Yearwood (Songbook) A Collection of Hits
Garth Brooks Sevens [citation needed]
George Strait One Step at a Time
Shania Twain Come On Over


Year Artist Album Ref
Garth Brooks Double Live [8]
Dixie Chicks Fly
George Strait Always Never the Same
Faith Hill Breathe [citation needed]
Alan Jackson Under the Influence
Toby Keith How Do You Like Me Now?!
Tim McGraw Set This Circus Down [citation needed]
Brooks & Dunn Steers & Stripes
Lonestar I'm Already There
Dixie Chicks Home [9]
Kenny Chesney No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems
Alan Jackson Drive
Toby Keith Unleashed
Toby Keith Unleashed [10]
Tim McGraw Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors
Rascal Flatts Melt
Shania Twain Up!
Toby Keith Shock'n Y'all [11]
Kenny Chesney When the Sun Goes Down
Martina McBride Martina
Tim McGraw Live Like You Were Dying [12]
Toby Keith Honkytonk University
Gretchen Wilson Here for the Party
Tim McGraw Reflected: Greatest Hits Vol. 2 [13]
Johnny Cash The Legend of Johnny Cash
Rascal Flatts Me and My Gang
Carrie Underwood Some Hearts [14]
Rascal Flatts Me and My Gang
Tim McGraw Let It Go
Carrie Underwood Carnival Ride [15]
Garth Brooks The Ultimate Hits
Rascal Flatts Still Feels Good
Taylor Swift Fearless [16]
Rascal Flatts Unstoppable
Zac Brown Band The Foundation


Year Artist Album Ref
Carrie Underwood Play On [17]
Jason Aldean Wide Open
Lady Antebellum Need You Now
Taylor Swift Speak Now [18]
Jason Aldean My Kinda Party
The Band Perry The Band Perry
Carrie Underwood Blown Away [19]
Luke Bryan Tailgates & Tanlines
Lionel Richie Tuskegee
Taylor Swift Red [20]
Luke Bryan Crash My Party
Florida Georgia Line Here's to the Good Times
Brantley Gilbert Just as I Am [21]
Garth Brooks Blame It All on My Roots: Five Decades of Influences
Eric Church The Outsiders
Florida Georgia Line Anything Goes [22]
Jason Aldean Old Boots, New Dirt
Sam Hunt Montevallo
Carrie Underwood Storyteller [23]
Luke Bryan Kill the Lights
Chris Stapleton Traveller
Keith Urban Ripcord [24]
Jason Aldean They Don't Know
Chris Stapleton From A Room: Volume 1
Kane Brown Kane Brown [25]
Luke Combs This One's for You
Thomas Rhett Life Changes
Carrie Underwood Cry Pretty [26]
Dan + Shay Dan + Shay
Kane Brown Experiment


Year Artist Album Ref
Blake Shelton Fully Loaded: God's Country [27]
Luke Combs What You See Is What You Get
Morgan Wallen If I Know Me
Gabby Barrett Goldmine
Lee Brice Hey World
Luke Bryan Born Here Live Here Die Here
Chris Stapleton Starting Over
Morgan Wallen Dangerous: The Double Album
Taylor Swift Red (Taylor's Version) [28]
Luke Combs Growin' Up
Walker Hayes Country Stuff: The Album
Cody Johnson Human: The Double Album
Carrie Underwood Denim & Rhinestones

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