Conventions & Awards

Americana Music Awards 2015: A Full List Of Winners

Americana Music Awards 2015 logoThis week Nashville's country music community is being overrun by the Americana branch of the musical tree.  The Americana Music Association has attracted thousands of musicians and industry types to a week of showcases, seminars and last night's annual Americana Music Awards.

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Americana Music Honors & Awards 2015 Winners

Album of the Year: Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone, Lucinda Williams (Produced by Lucinda Williams, Tom Overby and Greg Leisz)

Artist of the Year: Sturgill Simpson

Duo / Group of the Year: The Mavericks

Song of the Year: Sturgill Simpson, “Turtles All the Way Down” (Written by Sturgill Simpson)

Emerging Artist of the Year: Shakey Graves

Instrumentalist of the Year: John Leventhal

Spirit of Americana / Free Speech in Music Award: Buffy Sainte-Marie

Lifetime Achievement Award, Trailblazer: Don Henley

Lifetime Achievement Award, Songwriting: Gillian Welch and David Rawlings

Lifetime Achievement Award, Instrumentalist: Ricky Skaggs

Lifetime Achievement Award, Performance: Los Lobos

President’s Award: B.B. King

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