2014 Americana Music Awards: The Winners

Jason Isbell Takes Home Awards for Song, Album and Artist of the Year

Jason Isbell was the night's top winner at the 13th annual Americana Music Awards, held Wednesday night (Sept. 17) at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

The talented singer-songwriter snagged the association's three premiere awards -- song of the year for "Cover Me Up," album of the year for Southeastern and artist of the year.

Among other award winners and performances, Loretta Lynn, Taj Mahal, Flaco Jimenez, Jimmie Rodgers and Jackson Browne were also honored for lifetime achievements.

The 13th annual Americana Music Awards were filmed and streamed live on and will be rebroadcast as a part of the upcoming season of Austin City Limits on PBS.

Here's a complete list of the winners and honorees:

Artist of the Year

Jason Isbell

Album of the Year

Southeastern, Jason Isbell, produced by Dave Cobb

Song of the Year

"Cover Me Up," Jason Isbell

Duo or Group of the Year

The Milk Carton Kids

Emerging Artist of the Year

Sturgill Simpson

Instrumentalist of the Year

Buddy Miller

Lifetime Achievement for Songwriting

Loretta Lynn

Lifetime Achievement for Instrumentalist

Flaco Jimenez

Lifetime Achievement for Performance

Taj Mahal

President's Award

Jimmie Rodgers

Spirit of Americana Award, Free Speech in Music

Jackson Browne

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