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The 2020 Americana Honors & Awards Nominees Have Been Unveiled


It's that time of year again, folks. The Americana Music Association is proud to present these much-deserved nominations for our 19th Annual Americana Honours & Awards. See below if your favourite artist is nominated this year!

And the nominees are ...

album of the year

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Album of the Year:

And It’s Still AlrightNathaniel Rateliff, Produced by James BaronePatrick Meese and Nathaniel Rateliff.

Country SquireTyler Childers, Produced by David Ferguson and Sturgill Simpson

The HighwomenThe Highwomen, Produced by Dave Cobb

JaimeBrittany Howard, Produced by Brittany Howard

While I’m Livin’Tanya Tucker, Produced by Brandi Carlile and Shooter Jennings

artist of the year

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Artist of the Year:

Brandi Carlile

Brittany Howard

John Prine

Tanya Tucker


Duo group of the year

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Duo/Group of the Year:

Black Pumas

Drive-By Truckers

The Highwomen

Buddy & Julie Miller

Our Native Daughters

emerging act

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Emerging Act of the Year:

Black Pumas

Katie Pruitt

Aubrie Sellers

Billy Strings

Kelsey Waldon

instrumental of the year

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Instrumentalist of the Year:

Ellen Angelico

Annie Clements

Brittany Haas

Zachariah Hickman

Rich Hinman

song of the year

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Song of the Year:

And It’s Still Alright, Nathaniel Rateliff, Written by Nathaniel Rateliff.

Bring My Flowers Now, Tanya Tucker, Written by Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth and Tanya Tucker.

Crowded Table, The Highwomen, Written by Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby and Lori McKenna.

My Love Will Not Change, Aubrie Sellers featuring Steve Earle, Written by Billy Burnette and Shawn Camp.

Stay High, Brittany Howard, Written by Brittany Howard.

Thoughts and Prayers, Drive-By Truckers, Written by Patterson Hood.

Congratulations to all! Find out who will win at the 19th Annual Americana Honors & Awards on Sept. 16 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. Ticketing information will be announced as plans unfold. With that said, we want you to know that we're consistently monitoring the evolving situation regarding COVID-19 and will keep you posted as we approach the ceremony date.



Written By: Radio13