Starting at 2 p.m. EST, the Americana Music Association will announce their 2012 award nominees. Watch the entire event here via our live streaming broadcast.
The 2012 AMA awards, which will be presented at the Grammy Museum’s Clive Davis Theatre in Los Angeles, will be hosted by Jim Lauderdale, and nominees will be announced by actor John C. Reilly. The event is also set to include performances by Lucinda Williams, Shelby Lynne and Robert Ellis. Music will also be provided by Buddy Miller, who will lead a band that includes Don Heffington, Greg Leisz and Don Was.
The announcements are in anticipation of the Americana Honors and Awards program, which is set to take place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. on Sept. 12. The ceremony is the capstone event of the Americana Music Festival and Conference, which takes place on Sept. 12-15.