Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile Among Nominees For 2021 Americana Honors & Awards

Jason Isbell and Brandi Carlile are among the nominees for the 2021 Americana Honors & Awards.

The Americana Music Association announced the nominees during a socially-distanced ceremony on Wednesday.

Jason Isbell and Amythyst Kiah lead the pack, earning three nominations each.

Carlile received two nominations along with Valerie June and Allison Russell.

Isbell and Carlile both were nominated for Artist of the Year.

Isbell’s Reunions received a nomination for Album Of The Year, while his song “Dreamsicle” was nominated in the Song of the Year category.

The Highwomen, a country music group that includes Carlile, earned a nomination in the Duo/Group of the Year category.

The winners will be announced during the Americana Honors & Awards on September 22 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. It is the hallmark event of AMERICANAFEST, which returns a year after it was derailed by the pandemic.

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