The Americana Music Association announced nominees today for the 2013 Honors & Awards in Los Angeles at the Grammy Museum.
The ceremony featured performances by now-nominated artists Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale, T Bone Burnett with Lisa Marie Presley, Elizabeth Cook and The Milk Carton Kids.
The program was broadcast live on AXS TV, who will present a special encore presentation of the event later this evening at 7 p.m. Mountain time.
Shovels & Rope, with four nominations, followed by Emmylou Harris and Miller, with three each, lead the nominee slate.
Winners will be announced live at the annual Americana Honors and Awards on September 18 live on AXS TV from the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. 2013 AMERICANA HONORS & AWARDS NOMINEES ALBUM OF THE YEARBuddy & Jim, Buddy Miller & Jim LauderdaleCheater's Game, Kelly Willis & Bruce RobisonFrom The Ground Up, John FullbrightO' Be Joyful, Shovels & RopeOld Yellow Moon, Emmylou Harris/Rodney Crowell SONG OF THE YEARBirmingham - Shovels & RopeGood Things Happen to Bad People - Richard ThompsonHo Hey - The LumineersNorth Side Gal - JD McPhersonARTIST OF THE YEARBuddy MillerDwight YoakamEmmylou HarrisRichard Thompson EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEARJD McPhersonJohn FullbrightMilk Carton KidsShovels & Rope DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR Buddy Miller and Jim LauderdaleEmmylou Harris and Rodney CrowellKelly Willis and Bruce RobisonShovels & Rope INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEARDoug LancioLarry CampbellGreg LeiszJay BelleroseMike Bub The Americana Music Association is a not for profit professional trade organization whose mission is to advocate for the authentic voice of American roots music.