The Recording Academy To Award First Americana Grammy Next Year
June 9, 2009 at 10:13 AM (PT)
The RECORDING ACADEMY will officially recognize the Americana genre next year when it awards the inaugural GRAMMY award for "Best Americana Album." NARAS recently restructured several GRAMMY award categories, establishing the "Best Americana Album" award and a corresponding American Roots Music field.
Both the new award and category will debut at the 2010 GRAMMY AWARDS.