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Live Feed: Americana Music Awards

  

The 13th annual Americana Music Association Honors and Awards Show takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 5 p.m. PDT, live from the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. You can watch the entire event, including more than 20 performances by some of Americana's biggest acts, live right here, and on NPR.org.

Americana figurehead Jim Lauderdale will host 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 scheduled to perform, 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

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

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