The Americana Music Association has just announced the 2013 Americana Honors and Award Nominations, with a particularly impressive set of nominations for Shovels & Rope. The awards will be presented Sept. 18 at the Ryman Auditorium as part of the Americana Music Festival in Nashville.
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Buddy & Jim, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
Cheater’s Game, Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison
From The Ground Up, John Fullbright
O’ Be Joyful, Shovels & Rope
Old Yellow Moon, Emmylou Harris/Rodney Crowell
DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR
Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell
Shovels & Rope
INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR
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