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Monday, October 17, 2011
Gregg Allman, Robert Plant and Avett Brothers Honored in Nashville
The 10th annual Americana Music Association Honors & Awards took place in Nashville over the weekend. The Ryman Auditorium hosted the event which celebrated a variety of artists selected by members of the Americana Music Association. Robert Plant was on hand to accept Album of the Year honors for Band Of Joy. Song of the Year honors went to Justin Townes Earle and his “Harlem River Blues,” while Buddy Miller was selected as Artist of the Year as well as Instrumentalist of the Year. Lifetime Achievement winners included Gregg Allman, Jerry Douglas and Lucinda Williams while both Mumford And Sons and the Avett Brothers also received awards.
Americana Music Association Honors & Awards Winners
Album of the Year: Robert Plant, Band Of Joy Song of the Year: Justin Townes Earle, “Harlem River Blues” Artist of the Year: Buddy Miller New/Emerging Artist: Mumford And Sons Duo/Group of the Year: Avett Brothers Instrumentalist of the Year: Buddy Miller Lifetime Achievement for Songwriting: Lucinda Williams Lifetime Achievement for Performance: Gregg Allman Lifetime Achievement for Instrumentalist: Jerry Douglas The Jack Emerson Lifetime Achievement for Executive: Rick Hall Trailblazer: Bob Harris