Nominate the Best of Americana - 2014 Honors & Awards

"It's great to be considered to be part of the movement that is healthy
and has some discrimination." - Robert Plant
Greetings friends of the Americana Music Association,
It's the time of year when we take a look back to nominate the best of the best for consideration at the 2014 Americana Honors & Awards. The awards show is the highlight of our primary annual fundraiser, the Americana Music Festival & Conference, which is slated to take place September 17-21, 2014 in Nashville, TN.
At this time, we are offering members a special $315 rate for the full Americanafest registration (includes admission to all day and night events and a ticket to our critically acclaimed awards show). This rate is good through April 30th.  Click here for more information.
The album release eligibility period to be considered our fall event is April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.  An email/notice will be sent no later than March 24th to all active members of the Association asking for your nominations. The notice will come from the email address  You may need to add this email to your safe list.
If you are not a member of the Americana Music Association you can neither nominate nor vote. To become a member visit our store here. The nomination period will be open from Monday, March 24 through Friday, April 4.  If you are a member in good standing prior to April 1st, you may submit your nominations.
Once again, the album release eligibility period for our fall event is April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014. 
I am truly appreciative and humbled to be part of this amazing community.  On behalf of the Americana Board of Directors and our office staff, Michelle Aquilato, Sarah Comardelle, Whitney Holmes and Danna Strong, we thank you for all of your support.
Jed Hilly
Executive Director
Americana Music Association