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The 2014 Americana Music Honors & AwardsFolk Alley

The 13th annual Americana Music Association Honors and Awards Show took place on Wednesday, Sept. 17, live from the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn.

Americana figurehead Jim Lauderdale hosted the evening, backed by a house band featuring Buddy Miller, Don Was, Joachim Cooder, Tim Lauer, The McCrary Sisters, Brady Blade, and Ry Cooder.

Below is a list of artists who performed, as well as a list of the 2014 nominees.

Featured Performers

Loretta Lynn

Jason Isbell

Jackson Browne

Emmylou Harris

JD Souther

Rosanne Cash

Patty Griffin

Hurray For The Riff Raff

Sturgill Simpson

St. Paul & The Broken Bones

Parker Millsap

Robert Ellis

Valerie June

Flaco Jimenez

Taj Mahal

Rodney Crowell

Sarah Jarosz

Cassandra Wilson

The Milk Carton Kids

The Devil Makes Three

The 2014 Americana Music Association Awards Nominees (Winners in Bold)

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

• Build Me Up From Bones by Sarah Jarosz

• The Lights From The Chemical Plant by Robert Ellis

• The River And The Thread by Rosanne Cash

• Southeastern by Jason Isbell

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

• Rosanne Cash

• Rodney Crowell

• Robert Ellis

• Jason Isbell

DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR

• The Avett Brothers

• The Devil Makes Three

• Hard Working Americans

• Lake Street Dive

• The Milk Carton Kids

SONG OF THE YEAR

• "Cover Me Up" by Jason Isbell

• "A Feather's Not A Bird" by Rosanne Cash

• "Ohio" by Patty Griffin

• "Only Lies" by Robert Ellis

EMERGING ACT OF THE YEAR

• Hurray For The Riff Raff

• Parker Millsap

• St. Paul & The Broken Bones

• Sturgill Simpson

• Valerie June

INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR

• Larry Campbell

• Fats Kaplin

• Buddy Miller

• Bryan Sutton

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