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Robert Vincent and Courtney Marie Andrews amongst winners at UK Americana Awards!

The winners of the UK Americana Awards were revealed on Thursday night in a glittering virtual event. The awards ceremony celebrated the best in the genre both in the UK and internationally. Amongst the winners was Laura Marling who scooped the award for best-selling UK Americana album whilst Robert Vincent and Courtney Marie Andrews took home two awards for UK Artist and UK Album of the Year, and International Artist and International Album of the Year respectively. Meanwhile The Secret Sisters bagged their first award win by taking home the prize for International Song of the Year. As previously announced, special Awards conferred by the AMA-UK Board were presented to: Elvis Costello, Mavis Staples, Christine McVie, and Steve Earle. In a truly incredible line-up, The UK Americana Awards show featured unique performances from: American Aquarium, Courtney Marie Andrews, Emily Barker, Robbi Cavanagh, Elvis Costello, Charley Crockett, Ferris & Sylvester, Steve Earle, Mary Gauthier, Jason Isbell (and the 400 Unit), Austin Lucas, Demi Marriner, Lady Nade, Katie Pruitt, Robert Vincent, Lucinda Williams and Gillian Welch & David Rawlings. The awards ceremony rounded off a highly successful AmericanaFest UK. Below is a full list of winners.

UK Song of the Year: I Don't Wanna Lie by Yola (Written by Yola, Dan Auerbach, Bobby Wood)

UK Album of the Year: In This Town You're Owned by Robert Vincent (Produced by Ethan Johns)

UK Artist of the Year: Robert Vincent

UK Instrumentalist of the Year: Anna Corcoran

International Song of the Year: Hand Over My Heart by The Secret Sisters (Written by Elizabeth Rogers, Lydia Lane Rogers)

International Album of the Year: Old Flowers by Courtney Marie Andrews (Produced by Andrew Sarlo)

International Artist of the Year: Courtney Marie Andrews

Best Selling Americana Album in conjunction with The Official Charts Company (OCC): Laura Marling Song For Our Daughter

Lifetime Achievement Award: Elvis Costello

International Lifetime Achievement Award: Mavis Staples

Trailblazer Award: Christine McVie

International Trailblazer Award: Steve Earle

Songwriter Legacy Award: John Prine

Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award: Robbie Cavannagh and Demi Marriner

Grassroots Award: Music Venue Trust - Mark Davyd and Beverly Whitrick


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