Nicki Minaj isn’t the only American Idol judge racking up the awards nominations!

Keith Urban has been nominated for two American Country Awards, and a few Idol alums have also received notable nominations.

Season 4 winner Carrie Underwood has two noms, one for Single of the Year: Female and another Artist of the Year: Female. Additionally, she scored a Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration nod for her contribution to Brad Paisley’s “Remind Me.”

Spunky Season 11 runner-up Lauren Alaina is up for Artist of the Year: New Artist, while Season 9 contestant Casey James was nominated for Music Video of the Year: New Artist for his song “Let’s Don’t Call It a Night.”

Source: American Country Awards

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