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UMG'S VALUATION NEARS $55B
Day one begins. (9/23a)
SAVE THE DATE: GRAMMY NOMS REVEALED 11/23
Whoa, that's early. (9/21a)
A HARD DAY’S
HITS LIST
Stars across the board (9/21a)
NEAR TRUTHS:
THE LUCIAN DECADE
A history lesson from I.B. Bad (9/23a)
SIR LUCIAN TURNS IT UP
As UMG goes solo, Grainge discusses leading the band. (9/20a)
HITS' 35TH ANNIVERSARY
A chronicle of the inexplicable.
GRAMMY: ALBUM OF THE YEAR
We make yet more predictions, which you are free to ignore.
2022 TOURS
May we all be vaxxed by then.
ROCK'S NEW CHAPTER
Power pop, global glam and the return of the loud.
Music City
AMERICANA ASSOCIATION SETS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT HONORS
9/7/21

The Americana Music Association will honor The Mavericks, Keb’ Mo’ and Carla Thomas and others with Lifetime Achievement Awards at its 20th annual Americana Honors & Awards show on 9/22.

The Mavericks  will be honored in the Trailblazer, Keb’ Mo’ is Performance and Thomas will receive the Inspiration Award.

Other honorees are the Fisk Jubilee Singers (Legacy Award, co-presented by the National Museum of African American Music) and Trina Shoemaker (Producer/Engineer).

The ceremony will be held at the Ryman Auditorium during AmericanaFest, 9/22-25.

“All of these artists have transformed the way we listen and experience music and have helped to build a perennial foundation for Americana music to prosper as an art form today,” said Jed Hilly, Executive Director of the Americana Music Association. “Our community looks forward to welcoming them with open arms on our biggest night of the year in September.”

In addition to these top Lifetime Achievement Awards, the association also honors distinguished members of the music community with six member-voted annual awards.