Americana Music Association Announces 2013 Honors & Awards Nominees

Written by May 14th, 2013 at 4:50 pm

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(Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell)

Shovels & Rope, Emmylou Harris and Buddy Miller top the list of nominees for the Americana Music Association’s 2013 Honors & Awards, announced earlier today at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.

Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale opened the ceremony with a George Jones tribute. Later, Lisa Marie Presley took the stage alongside special guest T Bone Burnett, followed by performances by Elizabeth Cook and The Milk Carton Kids. ASX TV aired the ceremony live and will present and encore presentation tonight at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT.

Other nominees include Dwight Yoakam, the Lumineers, The Milk Carton Kids and John Fullbright, to name a few. Winners will be announced on September 18, 2013 at the Americana Honors & Awards ceremony, held at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. The ceremony, which will air on ASX TV, will kick off this year’s Americana Music Festival, scheduled for September 18-22.

A complete list of the 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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