Isbell snags four AMA nominations
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Isbell snags four AMA nominations

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 – Jason Isbell cleaned up at the 2018 Americana Music Association awards nominations, announced Wednesday, with four. He was nominated in every category except instrumentalist and emerging act of the year.

Margo Price and Brandi Carlile were nominated for three awards.

Artist of the Year nominees included Isbell, Price, Carlile and John Prine.

Album of the Year:
All American Made - Price
By the Way I Forgive You - Carlile
The Nashville Sound - Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit
Rifles and Rosary Beads - Mary Gauthier

Song of the Year nominees were:
A Little Pain - Margo Price, written by Price
All the Trouble - Lee Ann Womack, written by Waylon Payne, Adam Wright and Womack
If We Were Vampires - Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, written by Isbell
The Joke - Carlile, written by Dave Cobb, Phil and Tim Hanseroth and Dave Cobb.

Best Duo/Group nominees were:
I'm With Her
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit
Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats

Emerging Act of the Year nominees were:
Courtney Marie Andrews
Tyler Childers
Anderson East
Lilly Hiatt

Instrumentalist of the Year nominees were:
Daniel J. Donato
Molly Tuttle
Jerry Pentecost
Brittany Haas

The awards show will be held on Sept. 12 at the Ryman in Nashville as part of the Americana Music Association annual festival.


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