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NEWS: 2018 Americana Music Awards UK Winners

Feb 1, 2018

NEWS: 2018 Americana Music Awards UK Winners

In addition to presenting achievement awards to Robert Plant, Mumford & Sons, the Wandering Hearts, and Come Down and Meet the Folks, the Americana Music Association UK announced the winners of their 2018 awards today at a ceremony in London. The event featured performances by Robert Plant, Marcus Mumford, Imelda May, Angaleena Presley, Courtney Marie Andrews, Emily Barker, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Robert Vincent, Worry Dolls, and the Wandering Hearts.

UK Album of the Year
Brilliant Light by Danny & the Champions of the World (produced by Chris Clarke)
I’ll Make the Most of My Sins by Robert Vincent (produced by Robert Vincent, Michael Gay and Etienne Girard)
Proud Disturber of the Peace by William the Conqueror (produced by Ruarri Joseph and Harry Harding)
Sweet Kind of Blue by Emily Barker (produced by Matt Ross-Spang)

International Album of the Year
A Deeper Understanding by the War on Drugs (produced by Adam Granduciel)
Honest Life by Courtney Marie Andrews (produced by Courtney Marie Andrews)
So You Wanna Be An Outlaw by Steve Earle & the Dukes (produced by Richard Bennett)
The Nashville Sound by Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit (produced by Dave Cobb)

UK Song of the Year
“Devon Brigade” by Police Dog Hogan (written by James Studholme)
“Endless Road” by Worry Dolls (written by Zoe Nicol, Rosie Jones and Jeff Cohen)
“Home” by Yola Carter (written by Yola Carter)
“Moonshine” by Foy Vance (written by Foy Vance)

International Song of the Year
“Pa’lante” by Hurray For The Riff Raff (written by Alynda Segarra and Pedro Pietri)
“Ready to Die” by Aaron Lee Tasjan (written by Aaron Lee Tasjan)
“Tenderheart” by Sam Outlaw (written by Sam Outlaw)
“Thirteen Silver Dollars” by Colter Wall (written by Colter Wall)

UK Artist of the Year
Danni Nicholls
Danny & the Champions of the World
Emily Barker
Laura Marling

International Artist of the Year
Angaleena Presley
Courtney Marie Andrews
Imelda May
Rhiannon Giddens

UK Instrumentalist of the Year
Georgina Leach
Kit Hawes
Harry Harding
Thomas Collison

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NEWS: 2018 Americana Music Awards UK Winners
NEWS: 2018 Americana Music Awards UK Winners