The Highwomen, John Prine Among Americana Honors & Awards Winners

Black Pumas, Brittany Haas also earn awards

The Highwomen, John Prine, Black Pumas and fiddler Brittany Haas have been revealed as winners of the Americana Music Association’s 19th Annual Americana Honors & Awards.
Composed of Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires, The Highwomen collected three trophies: Album of the Year for their self-titled debut, produced by Dave Cobb; Song of the Year for “Crowded Table,” written by Carlile, Hemby and Lori McKenna; and Duo/Group of the Year.

The late John Prine was named Artist of the Year. The 2003 Americana Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting honoree becomes the first artist in Honors & Awards history to be posthumously nominated in this category and this is his fourth Artist of the Year win since 2005.

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