The UK Americana Awards Show 2018
8pm Thursday 1st February 2018
Hackney Empire, 291 Mare St, London E8 1EJ
Performances from :
Robert Plant, Marcus Mumford, Imelda May, Angaleena Presley, Courtney Marie Andrews, Emily Barker, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Robert Vincent, Worry Dolls and The Wandering Hearts.
Tickets from £25
Thur 1 February 2018 Doors 6.45pm Show 8pm
Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street, London, United Kingdom, E8 1EJ
The third UK Americana Awards show takes place on 1st February 2018 at the fabulous Hackney Empire in East London. The awards celebrate the achievements of British and International members of the Americana music community, and we are honoured that the show will once again be hosted by the legendary broadcaster Bob Harris OBE.
Performances on the night will be from a selection of our amazing nominees:
Lifetime Achievement Award
Selected by the board members, our highest honour is awarded to a UK artist, duo or group in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the Americana genre over the span of their career and life in music. The 2018 recipient will be Robert Plant.
Selected by the board members, this special award celebrates a UK artist, duo or group that has taken an exceptional path, inspiring others to follow in their footsteps in developing the Americana genre. The 2018 recipient will be Mumford and Sons
Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award
Selected by Bob Harris OBE, this special award celebrates the breakthrough artist, duo or group that has particularly impressed the legendary music broadcaster throughout the year. The 2018 recipient will be The Wandering Hearts.
Best Selling Americana Album
AMA-UK works with The Official Charts Company to create the UK Americana Album Chart. This Award is given to the best selling Americana Album by a UK Artist. The 2018 recipient will be announced in January.
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