The Americana Awards at The Troxy, London on 30 January 2020 were hosted by the legendary Bob Harris in an excellent two hour show of music and presentations. The list of winners is as follows:
UK Instrumentalist of The Year : Siân Monaghan
UK Song of The Year : Little Piece of Heaven by Elles Bailey(written by Elles Bailey, Bobby Wood and Dan Auerbach)
UK Album of The Year: Walk Through Fire by Yola (produced byDan Auerbach)
UK Artist of The Year: Yola
International Song of The Year : Me and The Ghost of Charlemagne by Amy Speace (written by Amy Speace)
International Album of The Year: Highwomen By Highwomen (produced by Dave Cobb)
International Artist of The Year : Brandi Carlile
Lifetime Achievement Award : Joan Armatrading
Trailblazer Award : Nick Lowe
Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award: Ferris & Sylvester
Legend Award : Lonnie Donegan.
The Outstanding Contribution Award : Bob Harris OBE.
Grass Roots Award: Mark Whitfield (who runs Americana UK website)