Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Americana Honors & Awards
The Americana Music Association is gearing up for the 2019 Americana Honors & Awards ceremony, its 18th annual event. The Americana music community will gather in Nashville this fall to celebrate "distinguished members" of the Americana music community with Americana Music Association's member-voted trophies and Lifetime Achievement Awards.
What are the pertinent details for the 2019 Americana Music Awards? Read on for everything you need to know about the ceremony.
When and Where Are the 2019 Americana Music Awards?
The 2019 Americana Honors & Awards ceremony will take place on Sept. 11 at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. The ceremony is happening during the Americana Music Festival, which is scheduled to run Sept. 10-15 in Nashville, Tenn.
How Can I Watch the 2019 Americana Music Awards?
The Americana Honors & Awards ceremony won't be broadcast on television live; however, it will likely be streamed on radio. Last year, the show was simulcast on SiriusXM's Outlaw Country station and on the Nashville-area stations WRLT 1001. FM, WSM 650 AM and WMOT 89.5 FM.
Additionally, PBS and CMT have, in the past, aired specials about the Americana Honors & Awards at a later date. Those details have yet to be announced for 2019.
Who's Hosting the 2019 Americana Music Awards?
No word yet on this year's host, but it's worth noting that Jim Lauderdale hosted every single Americana Music Association awards ceremony until last year, when the Milk Carton Kids took over hosting duties.
Who’s Nominated at the 2019 Americana Music Awards?
The ballot for the show's six coveted prizes -- Song of the Year, Instrumentalist of the Year, Emerging Act of the Year, Duo / Group of the Year, Album of the Year and Artist of the Year -- features everyone from upstart act Yola to living legend Rosanne Cash.
Lori McKenna leads the diverse list with three nominations, for her album The Tree and the songs "By Degrees" and "People Get Old." Dave Cobb produced three of the four Album of the Year nominees, including The Tree, while John Prine and The War and Treaty are up for two awards apiece.
Click here for a full list of 2019's Americana Honors & Awards nominees. Lifetime Achievement Awards honorees have yet to be announced.
Who’s Performing at the 2019 Americana Music Awards?
Stay tuned for a list of performers for the 2019 Americana Honors & Awards. Going by past years, it should be a stacked lineup.
Who Will Attend the 2019 Americana Music Awards?
AmericanaFest conference registrants have the opportunity to purchase tickets for the 2019 Americana Honors & Awards ceremony. In addition to conference attendees, nominees and performers, numerous industry and media members will be in attendance.
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