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BIG NIGHT FOR BANDIER, SONY/ATV AT BMI POP AWARDS
Downright iconic, actually. (5/15a)
"BREATH" CONTROL
Der Stingle is an all-timer. (5/15a)
TOP 20: TOP OF MIND
No Spock puns, promise. (5/16a)
SPOTIFY U.S. TOP 25: TYLER TAKEOVER
This one's got legs...four, to be exact. (5/18a)
BREVITY IS THE SEOUL OF WIT
The shit writes itself, but not in Korean. (5/15a)
THE DIVA PLAN
How pop stars from the pre-streaming era are finding a new groove.
RAINMAKERS RETURN
More of the folks who are making biz history now.
THE FUTURE OF ROCK & ROLL IS...
Hang on, we just need to throw this TV out the window.
AFTER COUNTRY TRAP
Is reggaeton death metal far behind?
Blighty Beat
U.K. AMERICANA AWARDS GO TO MARGO PRICE, VAN MORRISON
2/7/17

Richard Thompson, center, calls out “who knows ‘The Lark in the Morning’ in G? Let’s do it’ at the second U.K. Americana Awards at St John at Hackney in London.

Margo Price and Lewis & Leigh were among the award winners at the second U.K. Americana Awards that took place at the end of Americana Music Association U.K. conference in London last week.

Richard Thompson received a Lifetime Achievement Award and performed along with Mary Chapin Carpenter, Sam OutlawYola CarterWilliam the ConquerorPeter BruntnellDanni NichollsLewis & Leigh and Ethan Johns.

To mark the first anniversary of the launch of the Official Americana Albums Chart, Jools Holland joined Martin Talbot, CEO of the Official Charts Company, in presenting Van Morrison with the award for Best Selling UK Americana Album of 2016 for Keep Me Singing, which spent 10 weeks at #1 on the chart.

Awards went to Ghost by Lewis & Leigh (UK Album of The Year);  Angeleno by Sam Outlaw (International Album of the Year); Yola Carter (UK Artist of the Year); Sturgill Simpson (International Artist of the Year); "The 4:19" by Lewis & Leigh (UK Song of the Year); "Hands of Time" by Margo Price (International Song of the Year); and Chris “CJ” Hillman (UK Instrumentalist of the Year).

Guitarist Albert Lee received the Trailblazer Award and Wildwood Kin took home the Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award.