Shovels & Rope leads Americana nominations
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
– The duo Shovels & Rope received the most Americana Music Association with 4 for the 2013 Honors & Awards to be held in September.
Emmylou Harris and Buddy Miller had three each with Rodney Crowell, John Fullbright, Jim Lauderdale, The Lumineers, JD McPherson, Milk Carton Kids, Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis, Richard Thompson and Dwight Yoakam also receiving nominations.
Winners will be announced live at the annual Americana Honors and Awards, presented by Nissan, on Sept. 18 live on AXS TV from the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
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
Emerging Artist of the Year
Milk Carton Kids
Shovels & Rope
Duo/Group of the Yeaer
Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell
Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison
Shovels & Rope
Instrumentalist of the Year:
The awards ceremony is part of the Americana Music Festival being held Sept. 18-22, \at venues throughout Music City. Lauderdale will once again host the Honors & Awards, while Miller will lead the All-Star Band.
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