The 2012 American Music Association Award nominees have been announced. We will find out who the winners are during a ceremony on September 12 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tn.
The show will once again be hosted by Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller will act as band leader.
Here is a list of the nominees.
Album of the Year
Here We Rest – Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
I’ll Never Get Out of this World Alive – Steve Earle
The Harrow & The Harvest – Gillian Welch
This One’s For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark – Various Artists
Artist of the Year
Justin Townes Earle
Emerging Artist of the Year
Deep Dark Woods
Song of the Year
“Alabama Pines” – Written by Jason Isbell and performed by Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
“Come Around” – Written and performed by Sarah Jarosz
“I Love” – Written by Tom T. Hall and performed by Patty Griffin
“Waiting On The Sky to Fall” – Written and performed by Steve Earle
Instrumentalist of the Year
Duo/Group of the Year
Carolina Chocolate Drops
The Civil Wars
Gillian Welch & Dave Rawlings
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
Listen to the four “Song of the Year” Nominees below…