2016 Americana Award Winners Include Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell & More

2016 Americana Award Winners Include Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell & More

Artist of the Year

  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Chris Stapleton WINNER
  • Jason Isbell
  • Lucinda Williams

Album of the Year

  • Something More Than Free, Jason Isbell, Produced by Dave Cobb WINNER
  • The Ghosts of Highway 20, Lucinda Williams, Produced by Greg Leisz, Tom Overby and Lucinda Williams
  • The Very Last Day, Parker Millsap, Produced by Parker Millsap and Gary Paczosa
  • Traveller, Chris Stapleton, Produced by Dave Cobb and Chris Stapleton

Group Duo of the Year

  • Alabama Shakes
  • Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell WINNER
  • Lake Street Dive
  • Milk Carton Kids
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band

New/Emerging Artist of the Year

  • John Moreland
  • Leon Bridges
  • Margo Price WINNER
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats

Song of the Year

  • “24 Frames,” Jason Isbell WINNER
  • “Dime Store Cowgirl,” Kacey Musgraves
  • “Hands of Time,” Margo Price”
  • “S.O.B.”, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Nightsweats

Instrumentalist of the Year

  • Cindy Cashdollar
  • Stuart Duncan
  • Jedd Hughes
  • Sara Watkins WINNER

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Keith Whitley’s new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame will open on May 3. Photo courtesy Jim Shea/CMHOF