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Kenny Chesney Up For 2012 Billboard Award


Kenny Chesney is a finalist for the Top Package honor at the 2012 Billboard Touring Awards. The Top Package award goes to the top-grossing tour with three or more artists on the bill.

Chesney is nominated along with his touring partners Tim McGraw, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals and Jake Owen for their Brothers of the Sun trek.

Others up for the award include Jason Aldean (with Luke Bryan, Lauren Alaina/Rachel Farley and DeeJay Silver) for the My Kinda Party tour; and, Taylor Swift (with Needtobreathe, Hunter Hayes and Danny Gokey) for the Speak Now tour.

The awards are based on numbers reported to Billboard Boxscore from October 1, 2011, through September 30, 2012. The trophies will be presented during the Billboard Touring Conference & Awards in New York next week.

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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