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Cash, Isbell, Ellis top Americana nominations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rosanne Cash, Jason Isbell and Robert Ellis are the top nominees at this year's Americana Honors & Awards.

Nominees were announced Monday during a live SiriusXM concert event in Nashville, Tenn. Cash, Isbell and Ellis are each nominated for top honors artist, album and song of the year at the Sept. 17 awards show at Ryman Auditorium. Rodney Crowell, Cash's ex-husband, rounds out the artist of the year category.

Cash's 2013 album "The River and The Thread" is her follow-up to 2010 Americana album of the year winner "The List." Emerging act of the year nominees are Hurray For The Riff Raff, Parker Millsap, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Sturgill Simpson and Valerie June.

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