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PHOTOS: AMA HONORS & AWARDS SHOW 2013
RT Performs *Good Things Happen to Bad People*

9/18/2013 (updated 9/25/2013)

Richard Thompson Receives Two Nominations!





The 2013 AMA Honors & Awards Show
18 September 2013

The Americana Music Honors and Awards celebrate the traditions and new sounds of American roots music and for the second year in a row, AXS TV brings the ceremony to you LIVE! The show comes your way from the historic Ryman Auditorium with appearances from Stephen Stills, Emmylou Harris, Richard Thompson, Dr. John, John Fullbright, Holly Williams, Old Crow Medicine Show, Shovels & Rope, Ken Burns, Ed Helms, Rosanne Cash and many more. Hosted by Jim Lauderdale, Buddy Miller and the Americana All Star Band, be sure to tune in and see who takes home the awards for "Song of the Year," "Album of the Year" and "Emerging Artist of the Year."

Follow us LIVE on AXS TV Concerts, (NPR) Folk Alley.com SiriusXM Outlaw Country, and WSM Radio: Wed, Sept 18th at 8pm ET / 5pm PT.

Austin City Limits will broadcast an edited special Nov. 23. Voice of America and Bob Harris of BBC Radio 2 will broadcast overseas in the following weeks.


2013 AMERICANA HONORS & AWARD WINNERS:


ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Buddy & Jim, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
Cheater's Game, Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison
From The Ground Up, John Fullbright
O' Be Joyful, Shovels & Rope
Old Yellow Moon, Emmylou Harris/Rodney Crowell

SONG OF THE YEAR
Birmingham - Shovels & Rope
Good Things Happen to Bad People - Richard Thompson
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
North Side Gal - JD McPherson

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Buddy Miller
Dwight Yoakam
Emmylou Harris
Richard Thompson

EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
JD McPherson
John Fullbright
Milk Carton Kids
Shovels & Rope

DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR
Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell
Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison
Shovels & Rope

INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR
Doug Lancio
Larry Campbell
Greg Leisz
Jay Bellerose
Mike Bub

Trailblazer Award: Old Crow Medicine Show

Spirit of Americana/Free Speech in Music Award co-presented by the Americana Music Association and the First Amendment Center: Stephen Stills

Lifetime Achievement for Instrumentalist: Duane Eddy

Lifetime Achievement Award for Executive: Chris Strachwitz

Lifetime Achievement for Performance: Dr. John

Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriter: Robert Hunter

President’s Award: Hank Williams

The Americana Honors & Awards, presented by Nissan, returns to the historically cool Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN on September 18, 2013 (as part of the Americana Music Festival - September 18-22, 2013 at venues throughout Music City). The iconic Jim Lauderdale will once again host the Honors & Awards, while the phenomenal Buddy Miller will lead the All-Star Band. Described by Paste Magazine as "...the worlds best awards show...," the Americana Honors & Awards have featured once-in-a-lifetime moments, unforgettable performances and legendary collaborations.

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RT plays *Good Things Happen To Bad People*
with the house band at AMA Awards at The Ryman Theater, Nashville, TN. (Simon Tassano)


Richard & Joe Brown at AMA in Nashville. (Simon Tassano)


Richard Thompson and Nancy Covey at the Americana Music Association Honors & Awards.


Soundcheck at the Ryman Theatre in Nashville 9/17/13.
Buddy Miller, Richard Thompson and Don Was. (Nancy Covey)