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(Nashville, Tenn.) June 20, 2014 - The Americana Music Association expands its festival and conference in its 15th year by announcing its most ambitious and eclectic lineup to date. Anchored by its 13th annual Honors & Awards show on Wednesday, September 17 at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium, the Association also adds three-time Americana Group of the Year winners, The Avett Brothers, to a headlining slot at Riverfront Park on Saturday, September 20.
The Americana Music Association applauds the Recording Academy® for adding a new category - Best American Roots Music Performance, an artist’s award - to the American Roots Music Field for the 2015 GRAMMY® Awards.  The new category will give Americana, and other roots music artists, a home for the recognition of their work.
Nashville, Tenn. May 12, 2014 – The Americana Music Association announced its nominees today for the 2014 Americana Honors & Awards, presented by Nissan. SiriusXM "Apron Strings" host and artist Elizabeth Cook revealed the nominations during a press conference that broadcast live on SiriusXM's "Outlaw Country" and streamed via MusicCityRoots.com from the network's Music City Theatre in Nashville.
In 2014, Lincoln Center Out of Doors launches Americanafest NYC, a new partnership with the Americana Music Association, the 15-year-old Nashville-based not-for-profit that advocates for the authentic voice of American roots music.
(Nashville, Tenn.) February 10, 2014 - The Americana Music Association is pleased to announce its formal ties to the Americana Music Association-UK as prepares for three evening showcase at Kings Place in London February 13-15, 2014. The recently formed Americana Music Association UK (AMA-UK) will present some of the very best of Americana music, featuring top artists from North America, including Laura Cantrell, Sturgill Simpson and Austin Lucas along with UK based bands Police Dog Hogan, Emily Barker and Hatful of Rain and The Vagaband.
(Franklin, Tenn) April 7, 2014 - The Americana Music Association announced today plans to produce the 2nd annual Cross-County Lines festival, presented by Nissan. It will be a one day celebration of roots inspired music, taking place on May 31, 2014 at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin, TN. Americana stalwarts Patty Griffin and John Hiatt will co-headline the two stage, seven hour musical dayfest that will also feature Ashley Monroe, Brandy Clark, Parker Millsap, Joe Pug and Luther Dickinson.
(Nashville, Tenn.) April 1, 2014 – The Americana Music Association announced today the formation of the Australia Americana Advisory Group in keeping with the not-for-profit group's commitment to advocate for the authentic voice of American roots music around the world.
(Nashville, Tenn) March 27, 2014 – Today the Americana Music Association and the GRAMMY Museum announced a special partnership to produce a series of programming in Los Angeles as part of the museum's continuing educational mission.
(Nashville, Tenn.) March 4, 2014 – AXS TV will broadcast the 2013 Americana Honors & Awards program, a special dedicated to celebrating American Roots Music, hosted by Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller, at 8:00PM ET / 5:00PM on Sunday March 9.
February 11, 2014 Nashville, Tennessee - The Americana Music Association announced its newly appointed Executive Committee and goals for the 2014 calendar year during its recent annual Board of Directors retreat in Nashville, TN.
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) January 29, 2014 – The Americana Music Association congratulates Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell who took home a Grammy Award in the Best Americana Album for their critically acclaimed duets record Old Yellow Moon.
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.)  Jan. 21, 2014 – Lucinda Williams and Elizabeth Cook will be performing at the 4th annual Americana Spring Celebration, to be held March 21-22, 2014 at Blackberry Farm, a world-class luxury resort breathtakingly situated in the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee.

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