Thrilled to share that Allison has been nominated for three GRAMMY Awards! The artist’s debut solo album Outside Child, produced by Dan Knobler, was nominated for Best Americana Album and the album’s lead single “Nightflyer,” co-written by Jeremy Lindsay was nominated for both Best American Roots Song and Best American Roots Performance. These are the first nominations for the artist.
Allison was on an interview with The Marinade when the news came in. Catch her reaction to the surprise below:
This year, Allison was also nominated for 2 Americana Awards, included on the prestigious Polaris Prize long list, nominated for 4 Canadian Folk Music Awards and 3 UK Americana Music Awards (including Best International Artist and Album of the Year). Russell also acted as the closing curator at the 63rd annual Newport Folk Festival. In the set, she brought together BIPOC/LGBTQIA+/Ally visionaries for a landmark collaboration with a mission of placing Black Womxn and active Allies at the center, the event included Adia Victoria, Brandi Carlile, Chaka Khan, Margo Price, Kyshona, Yasmin Williams and so many more.