And The Nominees Are!

Nominations for the Americana Music Association’s 2007 Honors and Awards were announced last week.

Here’s a look:

Album of the Year

  • Emotionalism The Avett Brothers (Ramseur)
  • Modern Times Bob Dylan (Columbia)
  • West Lucinda Williams (Lost Highway)
  • Children Running Through Patty Griffin (ATO)

Artist of the Year

  • Joe Ely
  • Lucinda Williams
  • Patty Griffin
  • Todd Snider

Instrumentalist of the Year

  • Buddy Miller
  • Gurf Morlix
  • Sam Bush
  • Will Kimbrough

New and Emerging Artist of the Year

  • Amy LaVere
  • The Avett Brothers
  • Sunny Sweeney
  • Uncle Earl

Song of the Year

  • “Hank Williams’ Ghost” by Darrell Scott; appears on Invisible Man (Full Light Records); Publishers: Chuck Wagon Gourmet Music, Famous Music Corp.
  • “Sometimes It Takes Balls To Be A Woman” by Elizabeth Cook and Melinda Schneider; appears on Balls (31 Tigers); Publishers: Elizabeth Cook Music, Royal Notes Music, NewMel Music
  • “Are You Alright?” by Lucinda Williams; appears on West (Lost Highway); Publishers: Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp., Lucy Jones Music
  • “Heavenly Day” by Patty Griffin; appears on Children Running Through (ATO); Publishers: ALMO Music Corp, One Big Love Music

Duo Group of the Year

  • The Avett Brothers
  • The Duhks
  • The Hacienda Brothers
  • Old Crow Medicine Show
  • Son Volt

The winners will be announced on November 1 at the historic Ryman Auditorium during the Americana Music Association’s 6th Annual Honors and Awards Show.

Published in: on June 26, 2007 at 4:12 am  Leave a Comment  

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