2015 Americana Fest and Awards Nominations
May16

2015 Americana Fest and Awards Nominations

The 2015 Americana Honors & Awards nominations have been announced and it should come as no real surprise that Lucinda Williams and Sturgill Simpson both lead the way with three nominations each (Album, Artist and Song). The Americana Honors & Awards, presented by Nissan, returns to the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on September 16th and coincides with AmericanaFest (Sept. 15-20). The coolest awards show around (Paste...

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Sturgill Simpson Signs Record Deal with @AtlanticRecords #Yallternative
Jan16

Sturgill Simpson Signs Record Deal with @AtlanticRecords #Yallternative

Just one month after Country Music #CMchat Creator/Founder Jessica Northey discovered one of her new favorite artists, the same artist’s name started being shouted from the rooftops by the industry. Call it good timing; call it intuition; call it a matter of good ole fashion clairvoyance, but Jessica was on to something at the time this independent artist came into her life. Sturgill Simpson is the name to which I refer. His...

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.@KaceyMusgraves Jazzes Things Up with an Eclectic Lineup
Jan12

.@KaceyMusgraves Jazzes Things Up with an Eclectic Lineup

You’ve got to hand it to Kacey Musgraves…she is giving the country music genre more exposure than you can shake a stick at. On top of being the opener for Katy Perry’s World Tour this past year and hanging out with the mainstream world’s most elite, she is NOW joining the ranks of The Who, Elton John, No Doubt, Widespread Panic, Keith Urban, Sturgill Simpson, Jimmy Buffett, Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga and Tony...

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