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NEWS: Winners of the Americana Music Honors & Awards 2013


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.


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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