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December 11, 2016

The Avett Brothers are #1, Six Other NFT Artists Make AMA Top 100 Albums of 2016!

Americana_Music_Association_logoaThe Americana Music Association has announced its year-end Top 10 and Top 100 Albums of the Year, and The Avett Brothers’ True Sadness was ranked #1 as the most played album of 2016!  The results are based on the records reported to the Americana Airplay Chart during the period of December 1, 2015 through December 5, 2016.

Six other New Frontier Touring artists also made the Top 100: Darrell Scott’s Couchville Sessions came in at #17; Yarn was ranked #46 for This Is the Year. Jim Lauderdale’s Soul Searching “hit the speed limit” at #55. Reckless Kelly’s Sunset Motel landed at #73 after topping the Texas Charts at #1 for three weeks. The Hackensaw Boys made a solid comeback at #76 for their album Charismo and Seth Walker’s 9th album Gotta Get Back clocked in at #79. 

Congrats to all the New Frontierians on a year of fantastic new music, and to all the other Americana Artists who made the list as well!