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Lumineers earn Americana Award nominations

Lumineers earn Americana Award nominations

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The Lumineers have another shot at picking up something for their trophy case.  Nominees for the Americana Music Association's 2013 Honors and Awards were announced Tuesday, and the Grammy-nominated folk-rockers earned a Song of the Year nod for their hit "Ho Hey." 

They'll face off against JD McPherson's "North Side Gal," Shovels & Rope's "Birmingham," and Richard Thompson's "Good Things Happen to Bad People."  Shovels & Rope - a folk duo out of Charleston, South Carolina - lead the way this year with four nominations, including Emerging Artist of the Year alongside McPherson, John Fullbright, and Milk Carton Kids. 

The 2013 Honors and Awards ceremony will take place September 18th in Nashville, kicking off this year's Americana Music Festival. 

Nominees for the Americana Music Association's 2013 Honors and Awards: 

Album of the Year: 

"Buddy & Jim," Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale 
"Cheaters Game," Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison 
"From the Ground Up," John Fullbright 
"O Be Joyful," Shovels and Rope 
"Old Yellow Moon," Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell 

Artist of the Year: 

Buddy Miller 
Dwight Yoakam 
Emmylou Harris 
Richard Thompson 

Emerging Artist of the Year: 

JD McPherson 
John Fullbright 
Milk Carton Kids 
Shovels & Rope 

Song of the Year: 

"Birmingham," Shovels & Rope 
"Good Things Happen to Bad People," Richard Thompson 
"Ho Hey," The Lumineers 
"North Side Gal," JD McPherson 

Duo/Group of the Year: 

Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis 
Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale 
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell 
Shovels & Rope 

Instrumentalist of the Year: 

Doug Lancio 
Greg Leisz 
Jay Bellerose 
Larry Campbell 
Mike Bub 

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