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Published: 9/29/2011

SESAC Affiliates Land AMA Nominations

Congratulations to SESAC affiliates Elizabeth Cook, Mumford & Sons, Hayes Carll, Gurf Morlix and The Avett Brothers in landing nominations in the upcoming 2011 Americana Music Awards.  The Awards will take place on October 13, at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium.  The SESAC nominations are as follows:

Elizabeth Cook
Artist Of The Year
Album Of The Year for Welder
Song Of The Year for “El Camino”

Mumford & Sons
New/Emerging Artist Of The Year
Duo/Group Of The Year

Hayes Carll
Artist Of The Year
Song Of The Year for "Kmag Yoyo"

The Avett Brothers
Duo/Group Of The Year

Gurf Morlix
Instrumentalist Of The Year


ABOUT the Americana Music Conference and Awards:
The cornerstone of the Americana Music Conference and Festival, the 10th Annual Americana Music Association Honors & Awards ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, October 13 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Americana music has always been about cherishing history even as it pushes boldly forward, and the Americana Music Association’s decade of song and camaraderie embodies that balance.

Slated for Wednesday, October 12 through Saturday, October 15, 2011, the 11th Annual Americana Festival and Conference offers daily seminars, panels and networking opportunities at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel. The event brings more than 100 stacked musical showcases to key venues throughout Nashville