Crockett, Price lead AMAs with three nominations each
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Crockett, Price lead AMAs with three nominations each

Tuesday, May 9, 2023 – Charley Crockett and Margo Price top the Americana Music Association nominations today with three apiece for the 22nd annual Americana Honors & Awards.

Both were nominated for Album of the Year, Artist of the Year and Song of the Year.

The nominees are:

Album of the Year
"Big Time," Angel Olsen; Produced by Angel Olsen and Jonathan Wilson
"Can I Take My Hounds To Heaven?," Tyler Childers; Produced by Tyler Childers
"El Bueno y el Malo," Hermanos Gutiérrez; Produced by Dan Auerbach
"The Man from Waco," Charley Crockett; Produced by Bruce Robison
"Strays," Margo Price; Produced by Margo Price and Jonathan Wilson

Artist of the Year
Charley Crockett
Sierra Ferrell
Margo Price
Allison Russell
Billy Strings

Duo/Group of the Year
49 Winchester
Nickel Creek
The War and Treaty

Emerging Act of the Year
Adeem the Artist
S.G. Goodman
William Prince
Thee Sacred Souls
Sunny War

Instrumentaist of the Year
Isa Burke
Allison de Groot
Jeff Picker
SistaStrings (Chauntee and Monique Ross)
Kyle Tuttle

Song of the Year:
"Change of Heart," Margo Price; Written by Jeremy Ivey, Margo Price
"I'm Just a Clown," Charley Crockett; Written by Charley Crockett
"Just Like That," Bonnie Raitt; Written by Bonnie Raitt
"Something in the Orange," Zach Bryan; Written by Zach Bryan
"You're Not Alone," Allison Russell featuring Brandi Carlile; Written by Allison Russell

The winners will be announced during the Americana Honors & Awards on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. The celebrated program is the hallmark event of AMERICANAFEST, which returns for its 23nd year on Sept. 19-23.

Every year, the AMA honors distinguished members of the music community with six member-voted annual awards and Lifetime Achievement Awards including the NMAAM co-presented Legacy of Americana Award, which will all be announced prior to the awards show.

Tickets to the Americana Honors & Awards are on sale now for AMERICANAFEST Conference Registrants.

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