Kacey Musgraves, John Prine, Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb & More Earn Americana Awards Nominations

Kacey Musgraves, John Prine, Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb & More Earn Americana Awards Nominations

The nominees for the 2019 Americana Honors & Awards were announced on May 14. Artists with multiple nominations include Dave Cobb, Lori McKenna, Yola and John Prine.

The 2019 Americana Honors & Awards show will be held September 11 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The ceremony is the centerpiece of AmericanaFest (Sept. 10–15), which features more than 100 artists performing at different venues throughout Nashville. For ticket information, visit americanamusic.org.

Check out the full list of nominees.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“To the Sunset,” Amanda Shires, Produced by Dave Cobb
“The Tree,” Lori McKenna, Produced by Dave Cobb
“The Tree of Forgiveness,” John Prine, Produced by Dave Cobb
“Walk Through Fire,” Yola, Produced by Dan Auerbach

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Brandi Carlile
Rhiannon Giddens
Kacey Musgraves
Mavis Staples

DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR
I’m With Her
Our Native Daughters
Tedeschi Trucks Band
The War and Treaty

EMERGING ACT OF THE YEAR
Jade Bird
J.S. Ondara
Erin Rae
The War and Treaty
Yola

INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR
Chris Eldridge
Eamon McLoughlin
Chris Powell
Michael Rinne

SONG OF THE YEAR
“By Degrees,” Mark Erelli, Rosanne Cash, Sheryl Crow, Lori McKenna, Anais Mitchell & Josh Ritter, Written by Mark Erelli
“Mockingbird,” Ruston Kelly, Written by Ruston Kelly
“People Get Old,” Lori McKenna, Written by Lori McKenna
“Summer’s End,” John Prine, Written by Pat McLaughlin and John Prine

Lifetime Achievement Awards will be announced in the coming weeks.

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