John C. Reilly announced this year's nominees for the Americana Honors & Awards.
The Americana Music Association recently announced nominees for this year’s Americana Honors & Awards during a ceremony in Los Angeles.
John C. Reilly was on hand to announce the nominees while the ceremony also hosted performances from Lucinda Williams, Shelby Lynne and Robert Ellis.
The Americana Honors & Awards will again be held at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. On Sep. 12.
The city-wide festival will take place across several music venues in Nashville from Sep. 12-15.
For more information, visit americanamusic.org.
Americana Honors & Awards 2012 Nominees
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Here We Rest - Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive - Steve Earle
The Harrow & The Harvest - Gillian Welch
This One’s For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark - Various Artists
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Justin Townes Earle
EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Deep Dark Woods
SONG OF THE YEAR
“Alabama Pines” – Written by Jason Isbell and performed by Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
"Come Around" - Written and performed by Sarah Jarosz
“I Love” – Written by Tom T. Hall and performed by Patty Griffin
“Waiting on the Sky to Fall” – Written and performed by Steve Earle
INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR
DUO / GROUP OF THE YEAR
Carolina Chocolate Drops
Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit