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Press Releases

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. 
The Lumineers Cleopatra
The Americana Music Association wishes to congratulate its 2013 Americana Honors & Awards nominee (and 2013 GRAMMY Americana Album of the Year nominee) The Lumineers on its No. 1 Billboard Top 200 debut, Cleopatra, this week.
The Lumineers to Headline Ascend Amphitheater  Tuesday, September 20 to Kickoff of the Americana Music Association's 17th Annual Festival & Conference
T Bone Burnett
13-Time GRAMMY® Award, Academy Award, & Golden Globe Award-Winner T Bone Burnett to Deliver Keynote Speech atAmericana Music Festival & Conference
The Americana Music Association Board of Directors convened for its annual retreat on February 25-26, announcing its newly appointed Executive Committee and setting task oriented goals for the future of the resolute not-for-profit organization.