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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’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.
The Americana Music Association wishes to congratulate Jason Isbell and Mavis Staples on their GRAMMY® wins last night. Isbell took home hardware for Best American Roots Song category for “24 Frames” and Best Americana Album category for Something More...
The UK Americana Awards, slated to be an annual event, closed out two days of festivities at this year's Americana Music Association UK conference.
Official Charts Company, in conjunction with the UK Americana Music Association, has launched the UK’s first chart dedicated to Americana music.
The Americana Music Association is proud to endorse our partners in the United Kingdom, the Americana Music Association- UK, as they produce the first ever UK Americana Awards in London, England, Wednesday, February 3, 2016.
The Americana Music Association has announced its year-end Top 10 and Top 100 Albums of the Year. These are based on the records reported to the Americana Airplay Chart during the period of December 2, 2014 through November 30, 2015.
The Americana Music Association is proud to announce a special broadcast in Australia of performance highlights from this year’s Americana Honors & Awards.  The program will premier on Australia’s Country Music Channel (CMC) at 8pm on Wednesday 25,...
Nashville, TN and Austin, TX—November 19, 2015—Austin City Limits (ACL) heads to Nashville for a special broadcast featuring performance highlights from this year’s Americana Honors & Awards, which was made possible thanks to underwriting from...
Americana Music Association Wraps Another Successful Festival & Conference with our 16th annual AmericanaFest coming to an exciting end!   
Hosted by Jim Lauderdale, the show kicked off the 16th Annual Americana Music Festival and Conference, presented by Nissan, and featured an all-star house band -- led by Buddy Miller -- including legendary musicians, Dominic Davis, Chad Cromwell, Fats...