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2022

Album of the Year
  • "In These Silent Days"
    Brandi Carlile; Produced by Dave Cobb and Shooter Jennings
  • "Outside Child"
    Allison Russell; Produced by Dan Knobler
  • "Raise The Roof"
    Robert Plant & Alison Krauss; Produced by T Bone Burnett
  • "A Southern Gothic"
    Adia Victoria; Produced by Mason Hickman and Adia Victoria, Executive Produced by T Bone Burnett
  • "Stand For Myself"
    Yola; Produced by Dan Auerbach
Artist of the Year
  • Brandi Carlile
  • Jason Isbell
  • Allison Russell
  • Billy Strings
  • Yola
Duo/Group of the Year
  • Bif Thief
  • Los Lobos
  • The Mavericks
  • Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
  • The War and Treaty
Emerging Act of the Year
  • Sierra Ferrell
  • Neal Francis
  • Brittney Spencer
  • Adia Victoria
  • Morgan Wade
Instrumentalist of the Year
  • Ethan Ballinger
  • B.E. Farrow
  • Larissa Maestro
  • Shelby Means
  • Justin Moses
Song of the Year
  • "Canola Fields"
    James McMurtry; Written by James McMurtry
  • "Diamond Studded Shoes"
    Yola; Written by Dan Auerbach, Natalie Hemby, Aaron Lee Tasjan and Yola
  • "Juanita"
    Sturgill Simpson feat. Willie Nelson; Written by Sturgill Simpson
  • "Persephone"
    Allison Russell; Written by JT Nero and Allison Russell
  • "Right On Time"
    Brandi Carlile; Written by Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth and Tim Hanseroth

2021

Album of the Year
  • “Cuttin' Grass - Vol. 1 (Butcher Shoppe Sessions)"
    Sturgill Simpson, Produced by David Ferguson & Sturgill Simpson
  • “J.T.”
    Steve Earle & The Dukes, Produced by Steve Earle
  • “The Moon And Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers”
    Valerie June, Produced by Jack Splash, Valerie June and Ben Rice
  • “Reunions”
    Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Produced by Dave Cobb
  • “World On The Ground”
    Sarah Jarosz, Produced by John Leventhal
Artist of the Year
  • Brandi Carlile
  • Kathleen Edwards
  • Jason Isbell
  • Margo Price
  • Billy Strings
Duo/Group of the Year
  • Black Pumas
  • The Highwomen
  • Our Native Daughters
  • The War and Treaty
  • Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
Emerging Act of the Year
  • Charley Crockett
  • Amythyst Kiah
  • Joy Oladokun
  • Allison Russell
  • Waxahatchee
Instrumentalist of the Year
  • Megan Coleman
  • Robbie Crowell
  • Ray Jacildo
  • Philip Towns
  • Kristin Weber
Song of the Year
  • "Black Myself"
    Amythyst Kiah, Written by Amythyst Kiah
  • "Call Me A Fool"
    Valerie June ft. Carla Thomas, Written by Valerie June
  • "Dreamsicle"
    Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Written by Jason Isbell
  • "I Remember Everything"
    John Prine, Written by Pat McLaughlin & John Prine
  • "Long Violent History"
    Tyler Childers, Written by Tyler Childers