2021 Americana Music Awards are headed to TV, featuring Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile, Charley Crockett and more

The 20th annual Americana Honors & Awards will be broadcast on TV, marking its first time to air nationally in the event’s 20-year history. The ceremony, which will air on the Circle Network on Sunday, March 20 at 8 p.m. EST/ 7 p.m., was held at the historic Nashville Ryman Auditorium last fall.

The Americana Honors & Awards, taped in September 2021 in front of a live audience, honor the distinguished members of the Americana music community, from performers to instrumentalists to producers and engineers. The 20th annual awards show features performances from Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell, Allison Russell, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, Charley Crockett, Steve Earle, Valerie June, The Highwomen (Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires) with Yola, and more.

The show honors top singers, groups and instrumentalists like Carlile, Crockett, John Prine, Keb’ Mo’, The Mavericks, Fisk Jubilee Singers, Carla Thomas and more for their lifetime achievements and contributions to the Americana community.

Jed Hilly, Executive Director of the Americana Music Association, said in a statement:  “We are thrilled the Americana Honors & Awards will be airing on the Circle Network. This show and these performances captured the beautiful and diverse artistic community that is Americana. We couldn’t have asked for a better partner than Circle to share the experience with a whole new audience.”

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