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2015

Instrumentalist of the Year
  • John Leventhal
  • Hubby Jenkins
  • Laur Joamets
  • Greg Leisz
  • Stuart Mathis
Song of the Year
  • Turtles All The Way Down
    Sturgill Simpson; Written by Sturgill Simpson
  • Dearly Departed
    Shakey Graves; Written by Alejandro Rose-Garcia and Esme' Patterson
  • East Side Of Town
    Lucinda Williams; Written by Lucinda Williams
  • Terms Of My Surrender
    John Hiatt; Written by John Hiatt
  • You're The Best Lover That I Ever Had
    Steve Earle & The Dukes; Written by Steve Earle
Spirit of Americana / Free Speech in Music
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie
Lifetime Achievement Trailblazer Award
  • Don Henley
Lifetime Achievement for Songwriter
  • Gillian Welch & David Rawlings
Lifetime Achievement for Instrumentalist
  • Ricky Skaggs
Lifetime Achievement for Performance
  • Los Lobos
President's Award
  • BB King

2014

Album of the Year
  • Southeastern
    Jason Isbell; Southeastern Records
  • Build Me Up From Bones
    Sarah Jarosz; Sugar Hill Records
  • The Lights From The Chemical Plant
    Robert Ellis; New West Records
  • The River And The Thread
    Rosanne Cash; Blue Note
Song of the Year
  • Cover Me Up
    Jason Isbell; Written by Jason Isbell
  • Build Me Up From Bones
    Sarah Jarosz; Written by Sarah Jarosz
  • The Light From The Chemical Plant
    Robert Ellis; Written by Robert Ellis
  • The River And The Thread
    Rosanne Cash; Written by Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal
Artist of the Year
  • Jason Isbell
  • Rosanne Cash
  • Rodney Crowell
  • Robert Ellis
Instrumentalist of the Year
  • Buddy Miller
  • Larry Campbell
  • Fats Kaplin
  • Bryan Sutton