Americana Music Association announces nominees for 23rd Annual Honours and Awards

The AMAUK awards take place here in January each year but over in the US, the (not UK) Americana Music Association (AMA) has announced the nominees for their 23rd Annual Americana Honours & Awards.  The awards will be presented at a ceremony at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on 18th September 2024 during this year’s AmericanaFest, more details of which you can find here. Acts already announced include Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Ashley Monroe, Hiss Golden Messanger and Margo Cilker.

The nominees are:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR:

‘Brandy Clark,’ Brandy Clark
‘The Past Is Still Alive,’ Hurray for the Riff Raff
‘Rustin’ In The Rain,’ Tyler Childers
‘Trail of Flowers,’ Sierra Ferrell
‘Weathervanes,’ Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

ARTIST OF THE YEAR:

Tyler Childers
Charley Crockett
Sierra Ferrell
Noah Kahan
Allison Russell

DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR:

Black Pumas
Larkin Poe
The Milk Carton Kids
Turnpike Troubadours
The War and Treaty

EMERGING ACT OF THE YEAR:

Kaitlin Butts
Wyatt Flores
Charles Wesley Godwin
The Red Clay Strays
Jobi Riccio

INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR:

Grace Bowers
Maddie Denton
Jamie Dick
Megan McCormick
Joshua Rilko

SONG OF THE YEAR:

‘American Dreaming,’ Sierra Ferrell; Written by Melody Walker and Sierra Ferrell
‘Dear Insecurity,’ Brandy Clark (feat. Brandi Carlile); Written by Brandy Clark and Michael Pollack
‘In Your Love,’ Tyler Childers; Written by Geno Seale and Tyler Childers
‘Jealous Moon,’ Sarah Jarosz; Written by Daniel Tashian and Sarah Jarosz
‘Right Back To It’ – Waxahatchee (feat. MJ Lenderman); Written by Katie Crutchfield

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London based self-diagnosed music junkie with tastes extending to all points of big tent americana and beyond. Fan of acts and songs rather than genres.
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