The nominations for this year's Teen Choice Awards have been announced, and a few country artists scored nods among the rest of their musical peers.
Both songs represent a crossover to pop music for the two acts, with "Meant to Be" becoming one of the biggest songs of Florida Georgia Line's career, spending a whopping 28 weeks at the top of Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart and becoming the second biggest song to ever top the chart, passing the group's own "Cruise," which is sitting in third place with 24 weeks atop the chart.
"The Middle" is also making an impact on pop radio, currently at number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Florida Georgia Line was also nominated for Choice Music Group and Morris was nominated for Choice Country Artist.
Fellow Choice Country Artist nominees include Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett.
Chris Stapleton also scored a nod for his turn on Justin Timberlake's "Say Something," which is nominated for Choice Song: Male Artist.
In addition, The Voice received a nomination for Choice Reality TV Show, along with Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Lip Sync Battle, Masterchef Junior, The Four: Battle for Stardom and Total Divas.
The awards are fan-voted and voting is now open. The 2018 Teen Choice Awards will air August 12 on Fox.
See the Teen Choice Awards categories featuring country nominees below:
Choice Music Group (#ChoiceMusicGroup)
Florida Georgia Line
5 Seconds of Summer
Why Don't We
Choice Song: Male Artist (#ChoiceSongMaleArtist)
Justin Timberlake (feat. Chris Stapleton) – "Say Something"
Charlie Puth – "Attention"
Childish Gambino – "This Is America"
Drake – "God's Plan"
Ed Sheeran – "Perfect"
Kendrick Lamar (feat. Zacari) – "Love."
Choice Collaboration (#ChoiceCollaboration)
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey – "The Middle"
Bebe Rexha (feat. Florida Georgia Line) – "Meant to Be"
Bruno Mars (feat. Cardi B) – "Finesse (Remix)"
Taylor Swift (feat. Ed Sheeran & Future) – "End Game"
The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar – "Pray for Me" ("Black Panther" soundtrack)
Zac Efron & Zendaya – "Rewrite the Stars" ("The Greatest Showman" soundtrack)
Choice Country Artist (#ChoiceCountryArtist)
Choice Reality TV Show (#ChoiceRealityTVShow)
Keeping Up with the Kardashians
Lip Sync Battle
The Four: Battle for Stardom
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