Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton Top Americana Music Awards 2016 – The Full List Of Winners

americana music awardsChris Stapleton won Artist of The Year at last night's Americana Music Awards in Nashville.  Jason Isbell took home two major wins: Album and Song of the Year. The awards capped a week of Americana Music Conference panels and performances celebrating the year that the Americana genre received mainstream recognition, while still remaining true to its eclectic roots.

Americana Music Awards & Honors 2016 Winners

Album of the Year: Something More Than Free, Jason Isbell, Produced by Dave Cobb

Artist of the Year: Chris Stapleton

Group/Duo of the Year: Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell

Song of the Year: “24 Frames,” Jason Isbell

Emerging Artist of the Year: Margo Price

Instrumentalist of the Year: Sara Watkins

Spirit of Americana/Free Speech in Music Award co-presented by the Americana Music Association and the First Amendment Center: Billy Bragg

Lifetime Achievement Award, Trailblazer: Shawn Colvin

Lifetime Achievement Award, Songwriting: William Bell

Lifetime Achievement Award, Performance: Bob Weir

Lifetime Achievement Award, WagonMaster: Jim Lauderdale

President's Award: Woody Guthrie