Watch the 2021 Americana Honors & Awards live stream

Join us LIVE from the Ryman in Nashville for the 20th Annual Americana Music Honors & Awards. (Circle All Access)

Over the last 20 years, the Americana Honors & Awards have celebrated pioneering veteran artists and trailblazing newcomers, while highlighting core moments of music history.

The ceremony is the hallmark event of the annual AMERICANAFEST, which returns to Nashville's famed Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday, Sept. 22, after taking a break due to the pandemic. From Sept. 22 through Sept. 25, AMERICANAFEST will be showcasing a vibrant mix of new and old acts in various Nashville venues.

Related:
Americana Fest returns to Nashville after COVID pause, Sept. 21, 2021
List of nominees for the 2021 Americana Honors & Awards, May 26, 2021

The critically acclaimed ceremony has confirmed performances by the likes of Brandi Carlile, Charley Crockett, Steve Earle, Fisk Jubilee Singers, The Highwomen, Jason Isbell, Sarah Jarosz, Valerie June, Keb' Mo', Amythyst Kiah, The Mavericks, Margo Price, Allison Russell, Carla Thomas -- with more surprise acts to come.

Watch the Americana Honors & Awards via the YouTube video stream above. To listen to a live audio simulcast of the show, you can stream the Nashville-area roots-music radio station, WMOT.

External Link

The Americana Music Association - official site

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  • Amythyst Kiah, at Ryman Auditorium on Sep. 11, 2019 in Nashville
    Amythyst Kiah performs onstage during the 2019 Americana Honors & Awards at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. (Terry Wyatt/Getty Images)
  • Americana Honors and Awards 2018 on 'Austin City Limits'
    (L-R) Brandi Carlile, Irma Thomas, Courtney Marie Andrews, Tanya Blount and Michael Trotter Jr. of The War and Treaty and Ann McCrary of The McCrary Sisters perform onstage during the 2018 Americana Music Honors and Awards at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. (Erika Goldring/Getty Images for Americana Music)
  • CMT 2018 Americana Fest - Jason Isbell
    Jason Isbell performing onstage during the 2018 Americana Music Honors and Awards. (Erika Goldring/Getty Images)
  • Americana Music Association 2018 Honors and Awards
    Brandi Carlile onstage during the 2018 Americana Music Honors and Awards. (Erika Goldring/Getty Images for Americana Music Association)
  • Blues musician Keb Mo at the Americana Music Honors and Awards
    Keb' Mo' speaks onstage during the 2018 Americana Music Honors and Awards at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. (Erika Goldring/Getty Images)
  • The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville
    Ryman Auditorium in Nashville (Chris Hollo)
  • The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville
    The balcony at the Ryman Auditorium, showing stained-glass windows. (courtesy Ryman Auditorium)
  • The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville
    The pews inside the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. (courtesy Ryman Auditorium)