Americana Music Association Names Lifetime Achievement Recipients
August 5, 2010 at 5:19 PM (PT)
The AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION has announced the recipients of the organization’s LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDs, to be presented at the AMA’s 2010 HONORS AND AWARDS show at the Ryman Auditorium on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th, during the 11th annual AMERICANA MUSIC FESTIVAL AND CONFERENCE in NASHVILLE.
Artist WANDA JACKSON will be honored in the performance category; artist JOHN MELLENCAMP will be honored in the songwriting category; LUKE LEWIS, Chairman of UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP NASHVILLE, will be in the executive category; guitarist GREG LEISZ will be in the instrumentalist category: and BRIAN AHERN will be in the producer/engineer category.
All recipients will be present to receive their awards.
For more details about the honors & awards show and the conference, visit Americanamusic.org.