Americana

Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell Talks Songwriting, Touring and His Upcoming New Album

The acclaimed Alabama artist talks about songwriting, his recording process (which he’s just wrapping up), the power of observation and when he’ll likely drop his new album.

03/23/2015

Dwight Yoakam (Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Country Thunder)

Dwight Yoakam, Emmylou Harris, The Lumineers Among 2013 Americana Award Nominees

The Americana Music Association announced that honky-tonk hitmaker Dwight Yoakam, singer Emmylou Harris, guitarist Buddy Miller & folk-rock group The Lumineers are among the nominees for the association’s 2013 Honors & Awards Show.

05/15/2013

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Bonnie Raitt Wins 10th GRAMMY

Bonnie Raitt had nine GRAMMYS before tonight’s ceremony, and just won her tenth – and first since 1996 – taking the Best Americana Album, in a very strong category.

02/10/2013

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Civil Wars, Gillian Welch, Steve Earle Among 2012 Americana Music Awards Nominees

In a ceremony yesterday at the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles, the Americana Music Association announced the 2012 nominees for the Americana Music Awards.

06/01/2012