NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell have won album of the year and Dwight Yoakam has been named artist of the year at the Americana Honors & Awards.
Harris and Crowell tied with husband-wife duo Shovels & Rope as top winners with two awards apiece Wednesday night at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. Their collaboration "Old Yellow Moon" won album of the year and they also took duo-group of the year.
Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent of Shovels & Rope won song of the year for "Birmingham" and emerging artist of the year.
The Americana Music Association also honored Duane Eddy, Dr. John, songwriter Robert Hunter and Arhoolie Records founder Chris Strachwitz with lifetime achievement awards.
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