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Folk Alley and NPR Music recently returned to Nashville to present a webcast of the Americana Music Association's 12th Annual Honors and Awards ceremony from the historic Ryman Auditorium.

The event, held Wednesday night, included performances by Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, Old Crow Medicine Show, Dr. John, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Richard Thompson, John Fullbright, Shovels & Rope, The Milk Carton Kids, JD McPherson, Mike Bub, Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison, Holly Williams and Duane Eddy. Original Buffalo Springfield members Stephen Stills and Richie Furay also came together to play the band's iconic song "For What It's Worth," while third-generation musician Holly Williams offered a tribute to her late grandfather, Hank Williams Sr.


ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Winner:

  • Dwight Yoakam

Other Nominees:

  • Buddy Miller
  • Emmylou Harris
  • Richard Thompson
ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Winner:

  • Old Yellow Moon by Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell

Other Nominees:

  • Buddy & Jim by Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
  • Cheaters Game by Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison
  • From The Ground Up by John Fullbright
  • O' Be Joyful by Shovels & Rope
EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Winner:

  • Shovels & Rope

Other Nominees:

  • JD McPherson
  • John Fullbright
  • The Milk Carton Kids
DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR

Winner:

  • Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell

Other Nominees:

  • Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis
  • Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
  • Shovels & Rope
SONG OF THE YEAR

Winner:

  • "Birmingham" by Shovels & Rope

Other Nominees:

  • "Good Things Happen To Bad People" by Richard Thompson
  • "Ho Hey" by The Lumineers
  • "North Side Gal" by JD McPherson
INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR

Winner:

  • Larry Campbell

Other Nominees:

  • Doug Lancio
  • Greg Leisz
  • Jay Bellerose
  • Mike Bub
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