Alan Named in Nashville Scene's 14th Annual Country Music Critics’ Poll

The 98 writers from all over North America who voted in the Nashville Scene’s 14th annual Country Music Critics’ Poll named Alan #2 in a list of Top Ten Male Artists and his current album, The Bluegrass Album ranked #15 in the Top 35 Albums of 2013.

The voters included writers from coastal newspapers such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times as well as smaller heartland dailies such as the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Idaho Statesmen and Lincoln Journal Star. They write for magazines like Rolling Stone, Spin and Country Weekly and for music websites such as,, and

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