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Published: 6/12/2008

Nominees announced for the 7th Annual Americana Honors Awards Show

The Americana Music Association announced the nominees for the organization’s 2008 Honors and Awards ceremony, slated for September 18 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Esteemed roots music innovators Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn read the list of awards candidates to a crowd of industry executives, artists and tastemakers.

Selected by members of the Americana Music Association, the 2008 nominees reflect the genre’s penchant for harboring exciting roots artists capable of career longevity and enthralling reinvention. The nominees’ eligibility is based on work released between June 1, 2007 and May 31, 2008.

SESAC is proud to salute our 2008 nominees:  

Hayes Carll
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Hayes Carll
Trouble in Mind

SONG OF THE YEAR
“She Left Me for Jesus”
Hayes Carll


Jim Lauderdale
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Jim Lauderdale


Gurf Morlix
INSTUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR
Gurf Morlix



DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR
Kane Welch Kaplin


Avett Brothers
DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR
The Avett Brothers


The Steeldrivers
NEW EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
The Steeldrivers






 
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