Americana Music Association announces nominees for 2013 awards

The Americana Music Association announced nominees today for the 2013 Honors & Awards in Los Angeles at the Grammy Museum.

The ceremony featured performances by now-nominated artists Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale, T Bone Burnett with Lisa Marie Presley, Elizabeth Cook and The Milk Carton Kids.

The program was broadcast live on AXS TV, who will present a special encore presentation of the event later this evening at 7 p.m. Mountain time.

Shovels & Rope, with four nominations, followed by Emmylou Harris and Miller, with three each, lead the nominee slate.

Winners are to be announced live at the annual Americana Honors and Awards on September 18 live on AXS TV from the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

2013 AMERICANA HONORS & AWARDS NOMINEES

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Buddy & Jim, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale

Cheater’s Game, Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison

From The Ground Up, John Fullbright

O’ Be Joyful, Shovels & Rope

Old Yellow Moon, Emmylou Harris/Rodney Crowell

SONG OF THE YEAR

Birmingham – Shovels & Rope

Good Things Happen to Bad People – Richard Thompson

Ho Hey – The Lumineers

North Side Gal – JD McPherson

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Buddy Miller

Dwight Yoakam

Emmylou Harris

Richard Thompson

EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

JD McPherson

John Fullbright

Milk Carton Kids

Shovels & Rope

DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR

Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell

Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison

Shovels & Rope

INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR

Doug Lancio

Larry Campbell

Greg Leisz

Jay Bellerose

Mike Bub


 

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