Jason Isbell rides Grammy success to Americana nominations

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018 file photo, singer-songwriter Jason Isbell performs in concert as Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit in Baltimore. Isbell leads the nominees for the Americana Music Association’s Honors and Awards with nominations in four categories thanks to his critically acclaimed album “The Nashville Sound,” which earned him two Grammy Awards earlier this year. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

Fresh off his success at this year's Grammy Awards, Jason Isbell is the leading nominee for this year's Americana Music Association Honors and Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jason Isbell leads the nominees for the Americana Music Association's Honors and Awards with nominations in four categories, thanks to his critically acclaimed album "The Nashville Sound," which earned him two Grammy Awards earlier this year.

Also among the nominations announced Tuesday are country singer Margo Price and folk singer Brandi Carlile, who each got nods for artist, song and album of the year.

Also nominated for artist of the year is folk singer-songwriter John Prine. Mary Gauthier earned a nomination for album of the year for her veteran inspired record "Rifles & Rosary Beads."

The 17th annual awards show will be held on Sept. 12 in Nashville, Tennessee.

___

Online: http://americanamusic.org

Related News

Daughter of Motown stars to Detroit students: Find your beat

Aug 11, 2016

The daughter of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy and one of its biggest stars, Diana Ross, says young Detroiters should learn about their city's rich artistic legacy _ then forge their own path

Stephen Colbert, Showtime in talks for live election special

Aug 11, 2016

Showtime is in talks with Stephen Colbert to host a live election-night comedy special, the channel's chief executive says

Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah each land a Showtime series

Aug 11, 2016

Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah will each star in their own half-hour comedy series for Showtime

In Celeb Wired, we talk about everything in the entertainment industry from A to Z. We keep our gossip hunters updated with the daily hot news because we have exactly what you’re looking for.

Contact us: sales@celebwired.com

Celebrity Adult Entertainment Animation & Comics Award Shows Beauty Pageants Books & Literature Fashion Shows Movies Music Radio Programs Television Programs Variety Shows Press Releases