It's Official! Billboard Adds Americana to Charts // 5.18.2016
The Americana Music Association applauds Billboard Magazine on their decision to recognize Americana Music on their charts with the creation of the newly renamed Americana/Folk Album Sales chart. The news was formally announced yesterday stating that the...
Americana Honors & Awards Nominees Announced // 5.11.2016
The Americana Music Association announced the nominees for its 15th annual Honors & Awards show this evening at an event held at the historic Mansion on O Street in Washington, D.C. The invitation only affair, presented by the musicFIRST Coalition,...
Americana Music Association Announces First Round of Performers for AmericanaFest 2016, September 20-25
The Americana Music Association will announce the nominees for the 2016 Americana Honors & Awards ceremony, presented by the musicFIRST Coalition, on Wednesday, May 11 at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT, through NPR Music's Facebook Livestream, from the historic...
Sturgill Simpson Tops Billboard Charts // 4.25.2016
Sturgill Simpson’s new album A Sailor’s Guide to Earth hit the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Top Country, Folk and Rock charts this week. Mr. Simpson’s album was also the largest selling record of new releases across all genres according to Billboard.