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Brandi Carlile, Yola and Allison Russell top Americana names | Celebrity News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brandi Carlile, Allison Russell and Yola are the main nominees for the 2022 Americana Honors and Awards, each being nominated for album of the year, artist of the year and song of the year.

The nominees were announced Monday in Nashville, Tennessee, at the National Museum of African American Music.

Carlile is a six-time Grammy-winning artist and producer and a favorite in American music, having won artist of the year at the awards ceremony twice before. She’s nominated for Album of the Year for “In These Silent Days” and Song of the Year for “Right On Time.”

Russell’s debut solo album, “Outside Child”, is nominated for album of the year. The Canadian-born musician’s song, “Persephone”, is up for song of the year. British-born singer-songwriter Yola’s second album, “Stand For Myself,” is nominated for Album of the Year, and she’s nominated for Song of the Year for “Diamond Studded Shoes.” “.

Jason Isbell and Billy Strings are also nominated for Entertainer of the Year.

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’ record “Raise the Roof” and Adia Victoria’s “A Southern Gothic” are also nominated for album of the year.

Plant and Krauss, who previously worked together on the Grammy-winning album “Raising Sand,” are up for Duo/Group of the Year, along with The Mavericks, Los Lobos, The War and Treaty and Big Thief.

Sturgill Simpson is up for Song of the Year for his duet with Willie Nelson, “Juanita,” and James McMurtry is nominated for Song of the Year for “Canola Fields.”

The annual awards ceremony is scheduled for September 14 in Nashville.

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