Jason Isbell Rides Grammy Success to Americana Music Nominations

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Jason Isbell performs during the Americana Honors and Awards show on Sept. 13, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.

Jason Isbell leads the nominees for the Americana Music Association’s Honors and Awards with nods in four categories, thanks to his critically acclaimed album The Nashville Sound, which earned him two Grammy Awards earlier this year.

Also among the nominations announced Tuesday are country singer Margo Price and folk singer Brandi Carlile, who each got nods for artist, song and album of the year.

Also nominated for artist of the year is folk singer-songwriter John Prine. Mary Gauthier earned a nomination for album of the year for her veteran inspired record Rifles & Rosary Beads.

The 17th annual awards show will be held on Sept. 12 in Nashville, Tennessee.


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