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2017 Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Awards winners
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Graham Nash and More Earn 2017 Americana Lifetime Achievement Honors

The Americana Music Association has announced its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Awards recipients.

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Van Morrison Will Receive Award, Play Big Show at 2017 Americana Music Festival

Van Morrison will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award and perform at Ascend Amphitheatre during the 2017 Americana Music Festival.

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2017 Americana Music Awards Nominees — Full List

Congratulations to 2017's Americana Music Awards nominees!

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Watch Alison Krauss and Friends Tribute Ralph Stanley at the 2016 Americana Music Awards [Exclusive Video]

During the 2016 Americana Music Awards, Alison Krauss, Buddy Miller, Stuart Duncan and Melonie Cannon paid tribute to Ralph Stanley.

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Wynonna Judd Wants to See Songwriters Getting More Recognition

In September, The Boot caught up with Wynonna Judd and husband Cactus Moser as they walked the Americana Music Awards red carpet to get their thoughts on working together, ask Judd about her time as part of the Judds and get the scoop on some of the folks in the Americana scene who deserve more recognition.

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Shawn Colvin: Collaborating With Steve Earle Was ‘Smooth, Easy, Very Cool’

At September’s Americana Music Awards, Shawn Colvin chatted on the red carpet with The Boot, giving a behind-the-scenes look at her recent duets album with Steve Earle.

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The Lumineers Talk ‘Cleopatra’, Writing on the Road and More

At September's Americana Music Awards, The Boot caught up with the Lumineers on the red carpet to discuss their latest album, Cleopatra, writing on the road and more.

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Emmylou Harris: ‘The Real Fun Is Making the Music’

Emmylou Harris talks with The Boot about 'The Complete Trio Collection' and her work with Rodney Crowell.

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What Is Americana? Its Artists Define the Genre

Americana stars share their definitions of the genre.

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Watch George Strait, Jim Lauderdale Celebrate ‘The King of Broken Hearts’ at the 2016 Americana Music Awards

George Strait helped honor Jim Lauderdale at the 2016 Americana Music Awards with a performance of "The King of Broken Hearts."

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