Stephen Stills, Emmylou Harris and Dr John were among the artists honoured at the Americana Music Honors & Awards 2013 on Wednesday night [September 18]. The ceremony took place in the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Stills also performed "For What It's Worth", alongside fellow Buffalo Springfield member Richie Furay shortly after being awarded the Spirit of Americana/Free Speech in Music Award.

Stephen Stills, Emmylou Harris and Dr John were among the artists honoured at the Americana Music Honors & Awards 2013 on Wednesday night [September 18].

The ceremony took place in the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Stills also performed “For What It’s Worth”, alongside fellow Buffalo Springfield member Richie Furay shortly after being awarded the Spirit of Americana/Free Speech in Music Award.

Among other performances, Dr John was joined by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys for “I Walk On Guilded Splinters”, backed by a house band who included Don Was and Larry Campbell.

The Americana Music Honors & Awards 2013 winners are:

Album of the Year: ‘Old Yellow Moon’ Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell

Artist of the Year: Dwight Yoakam

Duo Group of the Year: Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell

Song of the Year: ‘Birmingham’ Shovels & Rope

Emerging Artist of the Year: Shovels & Rope

Instrumentalist of the year: Larry Campbell

Trailblazer Award: Old Crow Medicine Show

Spirit of Americana / Free Speech in Music Award co-presented by the Americana Music Association and the First Amendment Center: Stephen Stills

Lifetime Achievement for Instrumentalist: Duane Eddy

Lifetime Achievement Award for Executive: Chris Strachwitz

Lifetime Achievement for Performance: Dr. John

Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriter: Robert Hunter

President’s Award: Hank Williams

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