The 21st Annual Americana Honors & Awards Nominees Announced Today


The 21st Annual Americana Honors & Awards nominees were announced today and the nominees are …

Album of the Year:

“In These Silent Days,” Brandi Carlile, Produced by Dave Cobb and Shooter Jennings


“Outside Child,” Allison Russell, Produced by Dan Knobler

“Raise The Roof,” Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Produced by T Bone Burnett

“A Southern Gothic,” Adia Victoria, Produced by Mason Hickman and Adia Victoria, Executive Produced by T Bone Burnett

“Stand for Myself,” Yola, Produced by Dan Auerbach

Artist of the Year:

Brandi CarlileJason IsbellAllison RussellBilly Strings


Duo/Group of the Year:

Big Thief

Los Lobos

The Mavericks

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

The War and Treaty


Emerging Act of the Year:

Sierra Ferrell

Neal Francis

Brittney Spencer

Adia Victoria

Morgan Wade


Instrumentalist of the Year:

Ethan Ballinger

Brian Farrow

Larissa Maestro

Shelby Means

Justin Moses


Song of the Year:

“Canola Fields,” James McMurtry, Written by James McMurtry

“Diamond Studded Shoes,” Yola, Written by Dan Auerbach, Natalie Hemby, Aaron Lee Tasjan and Yola

“Juanita,” Sturgill Simpson featuring Willie Nelson, Written by Sturgill Simpson

“Persephone,” Allison Russell, Written by Jeremy Lindsay and Allison Russell

“Right On Time,” Brandi Carlile, Written by Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth and Tim Hanseroth

Congratulations to all!

Find out who will win at the 21st Annual Americana Honors & Awards on Sept. 14 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. Tickets are now on sale to AMERICANAFEST Conference Registrants, and Americana Music Association members will receive access on July 21.

Learn more about awards show tickets here.

Passes for AMERICANAFEST 2022 – Sept. 13-17 in Nashville, TN – are available for your purchasing pleasure. Buy your pass

GGM Staff