Oct 242011
 

Will KimbroughA lot of winners were players last year in Mobile and one nominee is from Mobile (Will Kimbrough).  Here’s the winner’s/nomination list for the 10th Annual Americana Music Awards (source: EW.com). Congrats to all nominees and winners.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Winner: Buddy Miller
Elizabeth Cook
Hayes Carll
Robert Plant

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Winner: Band of Joy, Robert Plant
Welder, Elizabeth Cook
Harlem River Blues, Justin Townes Earle
Blessed, Lucinda Williams

NEW/EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Winner: Mumford & Sons
The Civil Wars
The Secret Sisters
Jessica Lea Mayfield

DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR
Winner: The Avett Brothers
The Civil Wars
Mumford And Sons
Robert Plant and the Band Of Joy

SONG OF THE YEAR
Winner: Justin Townes Earle, “Harlem River Blues”
The Decemberists with Gillian Welch – “Down By The Water”
Elizabeth Cook – “El Camino”
Hayes Carll – “Kmag Yoyo”

INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR
Winner: Buddy Miller
Gurf Morlix
Kenny Vaughan
Sarah Jarosz
Will Kimbrough

Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriter: Lucinda Williams
Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance: Gregg Allman
Lifetime Achievement Award for Instrumentalist: Jerry Douglas
Jack Emerson Lifetime Achievement Award for Executive: Rick Hall
Trailblazer Award: Bob Harris

 

An edited version of the event will be broadcast on PBS stations on November 19 as a special episode of Austin City Limits Presents, and it’s currently available for listening on NPR. You can check out photos from the event here.