Nominees Announced for the 2013 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards Show

(L-R  T Bone Burnett, Jim Lauderdale, Lisa Marie Presley, Elizabeth Cook, Americana Executive Director Jed Hilly, Buddy Miller)
Nominees Announced for the 2013 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards Show Live on AXS TV
 
Shovels & Rope, Emmylou Harris and Buddy Miller Lead Nominee Slate
 
Nomination
Ceremony Featured T Bone Burnett, Lisa Marie Presley, Buddy Miller and
Jim Lauderdale, Elizabeth Cook and The Milk Carton Kids
 
 
(Nashville, TN) May 14, 2013
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 9PM ET/6PM PT.
 
Shovels
& Rope, with four nominations, followed by Emmylou Harris and
Miller, with three each, lead the nominee slate while many other notable
artists were recognized including:  Rodney Crowell, John Fullbright,
Lauderdale, The Lumineers, JD McPherson, the aforementioned Milk Carton
Kids, Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis, Richard Thompson, and Dwight
Yoakam.  Winners will be announced live at the annual Americana Honors
and Awards, presented by Nissan, on September 18th live on AXS TV from the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN.
 
Today’s
celebration in Los Angeles kicked off with an Americana tribute to
George Jones featuring Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale leading their
all-star band comprised of Fats Kaplin, Brian Owings and Jay Weaver. 
The music continued with performances by Lisa Marie Presley with special
guest T Bone Burnett, Elizabeth Cook and the Milk Carton Kids.
 
Burnett,
who produced Americana masterpieces ranging from “O Brother, Where Art
Thou?” to the Americana and Grammy award winning “Raising Sand” by
Alison Krauss and Robert Plant, spoke to the Clive Davis Theatre
audience about the genre that honors the roots of American music that
has grown to prominence in recent years.
 
This
year the nominees reflect the diverse and artistic breadth of the
genre, where legends and the next generation of stars share the stage.
 
 
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
 

The Americana Honors & Awards, presented by Nissan, returns to the historically cool Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN on September 18, 2013 (as part of the Americana Music Festival – September 18-22, 2013
at venues throughout Music City). The iconic Jim Lauderdale will once
again host the Honors & Awards, while the phenomenal Buddy Miller
will lead the All-Star Band. Described by Paste Magazine as “…the worlds
best awards show…,” the Americana Honors & Awards have featured
once-in-a-lifetime moments, unforgettable performances and legendary
collaborations.  Tickets for the Honors & Awards show come with the purchase of Americana Music Festival & Conference Registrations
 
About the Americana Music Association
The Americana
Music Association is a not for profit professional trade organization
whose mission is to advocate for the authentic voice of American roots
music.
 

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