Americana Awards to Live Stream Performances by Jason Isbell, John Prine, Rosanne Cash, Robert Earl Keen, Margo Price & More

Americana Awards to Live Stream Performances by Jason Isbell, John Prine, Rosanne Cash, Robert Earl Keen, Margo Price & More

The 17th annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony will be live streamed via NPR on Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. CT from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.

Hosted by the Milk Carton Kids with musical director Buddy Miller, the Americana Awards will feature performances by k.d. lang, Buddy Guy, Irma Thomas, Rosanne Cash, John Prine, Robert Earl Keen, Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, I’m With Her, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Margo Price, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Mary Gauthier, Anderson East, Lilly Hiatt, Tyler Childers and Courtney Marie Andrews.

The 2018 Americana Honors & Awards show is the centerpiece of AmericanaFest (Sept. 11–16), which features hundreds of artists performing at different venues throughout Nashville. For ticket information, visit americanamusic.org.

CMT will broadcast highlights of the Americana Awards on Nov. 28 at 8 p.m. CT, followed by a special broadcast of the television series Austin City Limits on PBS in February 2019.

Check out the full list of nominees at the 17th annual Americana Honors & Awards.

Album of the Year

  • All American Made, Margo Price, produced by Jeremy Ivey, Alex Munoz, Margo Price and Matt Ross-Spang
  • By The Way, I Forgive You, Brandi Carlile, produced by Dave Cobb and Shooter Jennings
  • The Nashville Sound, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, produced by Dave Cobb
  • Rifles & Rosary Beads, Mary Gauthier, produced by Neilson Hubbard

Artist of the Year

  • Brandi Carlile
  • Jason Isbell
  • Margo Price
  • John Prine

Duo/Group of the Year

  • I’m With Her
  • Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
  • Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats

Emerging Act of the Year

  • Courtney Marie Andrews
  • Tyler Childers
  • Anderson East
  • Lilly Hiatt

Song of the Year

  • “A Little Pain,” Margo Price, written by Margo Price
  • “All The Trouble,” Lee Ann Womack, written by Waylon Payne, Lee Ann Womack and Adam Wright
  • “If We Were Vampires,” Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, written by Jason Isbell
  • “The Joke,” Brandi Carlile, written by Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth and Tim Hanseroth

Instrumentalist of the Year

  • Daniel Donato
  • Brittany Haas
  • Jerry Pentecost
  • Molly Tuttle

photo by Jason Simanek

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