Americana Music Awards 2015: A Full List Of Winners

NASHVILLE (Hypebot) – This 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.


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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