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    Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Shawn Colvin to Perform on Americana Honors & Awards Show on September 21; Streams Live on NPR.org

    Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Shawn Colvin, and Billy Bragg are among the artists who will perform at the 15th annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony, taking place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. NPR.org will present a live video stream from the ceremony. A live audio simulcast of the Honors & Awards show will also be available via SiriusXM's Outlaw Country. The PBS television series Austin City Limits will broadcast a special featuring performance highlights from the event on November 19.

    It was announced last week that Shawn Colvin will receive the Lifetime Achievement Trailblazer Award at the 2016 Americana Honors & Awards ceremony. Billy Bragg will receive the Spirit of Americana Free Speech Award, and Woody Guthrie will be the posthumous recipient of the President's Award. Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell have been nominated for Duo/Group of the Year for their second duo album together, The Traveling Kind. Lake Street Dive, which made its Nonesuch debut with the release of its new album, Side Pony, earlier this year, is up for the award as well.

    For the full list of performers, presenters, and nominees, visit americanamusic.org.

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Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Shawn Colvin, and Billy Bragg are among the artists who will perform at the 15th annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony, taking place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. NPR.org will present a live video stream from the ceremony. A live audio simulcast of the Honors & Awards show will also be available via SiriusXM's Outlaw Country. The PBS series Austin City Limits will broadcast a special featuring performance highlights from the event on November 19. Shawn Colvin and Billy Bragg will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards; Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell are up for Duo/Group of the Year, as are Lake Street Dive.

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Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Shawn Colvin, and Billy Bragg are among the artists who will perform at the 15th annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony, taking place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. NPR.org will present a live video stream from the ceremony. A live audio simulcast of the Honors & Awards show will also be available via SiriusXM's Outlaw Country. The PBS television series Austin City Limits will broadcast a special featuring performance highlights from the event on November 19.

It was announced last week that Shawn Colvin will receive the Lifetime Achievement Trailblazer Award at the 2016 Americana Honors & Awards ceremony. Billy Bragg will receive the Spirit of Americana Free Speech Award, and Woody Guthrie will be the posthumous recipient of the President's Award. Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell have been nominated for Duo/Group of the Year for their second duo album together, The Traveling Kind. Lake Street Dive, which made its Nonesuch debut with the release of its new album, Side Pony, earlier this year, is up for the award as well.

For the full list of performers, presenters, and nominees, visit americanamusic.org.

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Americana Honors & Awards 2016: Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Shawn Colvin

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