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NEWS: Winners of the Americana Music Honors & Awards 2013

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The 2013 Americana Music Honors & Awards were held last night at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and featured performances by Milk Carton Kids, Roseanne Cash, Shovels & Rope, Old Crow Medicine Show, John Fullbright, Jim Lauderdale and house-band leader Buddy Miller, Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison and Stephen Stills, guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Buffalo Springfield’s  Richie Furay who performed For What It’s Worth.

Winners:

Album of the year: Old Yellow Moon, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell

Artist of the year: Dwight Yoakam

Duo/group of the year: Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell

Song of the year: Birmingham, Shovels & Rope

Emerging artist of the year: Shovels & Rope

Instrumentalist of the year: Larry Campbell

Trailblazer Award: Old Crow Medicine Show

President’s Award: Hank Williams (accepted by granddaughter Holly Williams, who also performed Hank’s I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry)

Spirit of Americana/Free Speech in Music Award: Stephen Stills

Lifetime Achievement Awards: Duane Eddy, Dr. John, Robert Hunter, Chris Strachwitz

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