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The Academy of Country Music Awards, also known as the ACM Awards, were first held in 1966, honoring the industry's accomplishments during the previous year.
Alan Lomax (January 31, 1915 – July 19, 2002) was an American ethnomusicologist, best known for his numerous field recordings of folk music of the 20th century.
Albert Edward Brumley (October 29, 1905 – November 15, 1977) was an American shape note music composer and publisher, prolific in the genre of southern gospel.
Alison Maria Krauss (born July 23, 1971) is an American bluegrass-country singer and musician.
All Songs Considered is a weekly online multimedia program started in January 2000 by NPR's All Things Considered director Bob Boilen.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
The term American folk music encompasses numerous music genres, variously known as traditional music, traditional folk music, contemporary folk music, or roots music.
Americana is an amalgam of American music formed by the confluence of the shared and varied traditions that make up the musical ethos of the United States, specifically those sounds that are merged from folk, country, blues, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, gospel, and other external influences.
"Angel Band" is an American gospel music song.
In music, an arrangement is a musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
The banjo is a four-, five- or six-stringed instrument with a thin membrane stretched over a frame or cavity as a resonator, called the head.
Barry Turner Bales (born August 23, 1969 in Kingsport, Tennessee, United States) is the American long time bass player and harmony vocalist for Alison Krauss and Union Station.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
"Big Rock Candy Mountain", first recorded by Harry McClintock in 1928, is a folk song about a hobo's idea of paradise, a modern version of the medieval concept of Cockaigne.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
Arthur "Blind" Blake (1896 – December 1, 1934) was an American blues and ragtime singer and guitarist.
Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music named after Kentucky mandolin player and songwriter Bill Monroe's band, the Bluegrass Boys 1939-96, and furthered by musicians who played with him, including 5-string banjo player Earl Scruggs and guitarist Lester Flatt, or who simply admired the high-energy instrumental and vocal music Monroe's group created, and carried it on into new bands, some of which created subgenres (Progressive Bluegrass, Newgrass, Dawg Music etc.). Bluegrass is influenced by the music of Appalachia and other styles, including gospel and jazz.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
Carter Glen Stanley (August 27, 1925 – December 1, 1966) was a bluegrass music lead singer, songwriter, and rhythm guitar player.
Charles Mitchell is a songwriter, best known as a collaborator with Jimmie Davis.
Chris Sharp (born 1973 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States) is an American singer and musician who participated in the Grammy Award-winning soundtrack of O Brother, Where Art Thou.
Chris Thomas King (born Durwood Christopher Thomas, October 14, 1962) is an American New Orleans, Louisiana-based blues musician and actor.
CMT, originally launched as CMTV, is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
Joel David Coen (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse CoenState of Minnesota.
Country folk as a genre label is a rather nebulous one, but one that has been employed often at least since the mid-1970s.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
The following list shows the recipients for the Country Music Association Award for Album of the Year.
The Country Music Association Awards, also known as the CMA Awards or CMAs, are presented to country music artists and broadcasters to recognize outstanding achievement in the country music industry.
Daniel John "Dan" Tyminski (born June 20, 1967) is an American bluegrass composer, vocalist, and instrumentalist.
David Todd Rawlings is an American guitarist, singer, and record producer.
Richard Daniel (Dick) Burnett (October 8, 1883 – January 23, 1977) was an American folk musician and songwriter from Kentucky.
A dirge is a somber song or lament expressing mourning or grief, such as would be appropriate for performance at a funeral.
Dobro is an American brand of resonator guitar, currently owned by the Gibson Guitar Corporation.
A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.
The double bass, or simply the bass (and numerous other names), is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.
Down from the Mountain is a 2000 documentary and concert film featuring a live performance by country and traditional music artists who participated in the Grammy-winning soundtrack recording for the Joel and Ethan Coen film, O Brother, Where Art Thou? The concert, held at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee on May 24, 2000, was a benefit for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
"Down in the River to Pray" (also known as "Down to the River to Pray," "Down in the Valley to Pray," "The Good Old Way," and "Come, Let Us All Go Down") is a traditional American song variously described as a Christian folk hymn, an African-American spiritual, an Appalachian song, and a gospel song.
James Edward "Ed" Haley (August 16, 1885February 3, 1951) was a blind professional American musician and composer best known for his fiddle playing.
Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter and musician.
Gavin Lurssen is a mastering engineer.
George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and businessman.
Gillian Howard Welch (born October 2, 1967) is an American singer-songwriter.
Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales, chart position, or critical reception." Album of the Year is the most prestigious award category at the Grammys having been presented since 1959.
The Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals was an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to quality country music collaborations for artists who do not normally perform together.
The Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance was awarded between 1965 and 2011.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.
Harley Lee Allen (January 23, 1956March 30, 2011) was an American bluegrass and country singer and songwriter.
In music, harmony considers the process by which the composition of individual sounds, or superpositions of sounds, is analysed by hearing.
Harry Kirby McClintock (October 8, 1882 – April 24, 1957), also known as "Haywire Mac", was an American singer, songwriter, and poet, best known for his song "Big Rock Candy Mountain".
Hot Country Songs is a chart published weekly by ''Billboard'' magazine in the United States.
"I'll Fly Away", is a hymn written in 1929 by Albert E. Brumley and published in 1932 by the Hartford Music company in a collection titled Wonderful Message.
"In the Jailhouse Now" is an American novelty blues song originally found in vaudeville performances from the early 20th century,, p. 131 usually credited to Jimmie Rodgers.
The International Bluegrass Music Awards is an award show for Bluegrass Music presented by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA).
James Carter (December 18, 1925 – November 26, 2003) was an American singer.
Gerald Calvin "Jerry" Douglas (born May 28, 1956) is an American resonator guitar and lap steel guitar player and record producer.
James Houston Davis (September 11, 1899 – November 5, 2000) was an American singer and songwriter of both sacred and popular songs, as well as a politician and former governor of Louisiana.
James Charles Rodgers (September 8, 1897 – May 26, 1933), professionally Jimmie Rodgers, was an American country, blues and folk singer, songwriter and musician in the early 20th century, known most widely for his rhythmic yodeling.
John Stephen Goodman (born June 20, 1952) is an American actor and comedian.
John Cowan Hartford (December 30, 1937 – June 4, 2001) was an American folk, country, and bluegrass composer and musician known for his mastery of the fiddle and banjo, as well as for his witty lyrics, unique vocal style, and extensive knowledge of Mississippi River lore.
John Michael Turturro (born February 28, 1957) is an Italian-American character actor, writer and filmmaker known for his roles in the films Do the Right Thing (1989), Miller's Crossing (1990), Barton Fink (1991), Quiz Show (1994), The Big Lebowski (1998), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) and four entries in the ''Transformers'' film series, most recently ''The Last Knight'' (2017).
Keep on the Sunny Side is a popular American song originally written in 1899 by Ada Blenkhorn (1858–1927) with music by J. Howard Entwisle (1866–1903).
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
"Man of Constant Sorrow" (also known as "I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow") is a traditional American folk song first published by Dick Burnett, a partially blind fiddler from Kentucky.
A mandolin (mandolino; literally "small mandola") is a stringed musical instrument in the lute family and is usually plucked with a plectrum or "pick".
Maura O'Connell (born) is an Irish singer and actress.
"Mother" Maybelle Carter (born Maybelle Addington; May 10, 1909 – October 23, 1978) was an American country musician.
Mercury Records is an American-based record label owned by Universal Music Group.
Mike Compton (born February 29, 1956 in Meridian, Mississippi) is an American bluegrass mandolin player and former protégé of the Father of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe.
Mike Piersante is a recording engineer and mixer.
Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes.
Napster, known as Rhapsody prior to June 14, 2016, is an online music store subscription service based in Seattle, Washington.
The Nashville Bluegrass Band is an American bluegrass music ensemble founded in 1984.
Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.
Norman Blake (born March 10, 1938) is a traditional American stringed instrument artist and songwriter.
O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a 2000 crime comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake Nelson, with John Goodman, Holly Hunter, and Charles Durning in supporting roles.
O Death, also known as O, Death, Oh Death and Conversations with Death, is a traditional American folk song.
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
Peter "Pete" Van Kuykendall (January 15, 1938 – August 24, 2017) also known as Pete Roberts, was an American bluegrass musician, songwriter, discographer and a magazine and music publisher.
Peter Franklin Kurland (born 1958) is an American production sound mixer.
Prometheus Global Media was a New York City-based B2B media company.
Ralph Edmund Stanley (February 25, 1927 – June 23, 2016), also known as Dr.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
Robert K. Oermann is a Nashville-based music journalist and author who is recognized as an authority on country music.
Ronald Franklin Block is an American banjo player, guitarist, and singer-songwriter, best known as a member of the bluegrass band Alison Krauss & Union Station.
Ryman Auditorium (formerly Grand Ole Opry House and Union Gospel Tabernacle) is a 2,362-seat live performance venue, located at 116 5th Avenue North, in Nashville, Tennessee and is best known as the home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 to 1974.
Charles Samuel Bush (born April 13, 1952) is an American mandolinist who is considered an originator of progressive bluegrass music.
Sam Phillips (born Leslie Ann Phillips January 28, 1962) is an American singer-songwriter.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Nehemiah Curtis "Skip" James (June 9, 1902October 3, 1969) was an American Delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.
A soundtrack, also written sound track, can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.
A soundtrack album is any album that incorporates music directly recorded from the soundtrack of a particular feature film or television show.
Stuart Duncan (born April 14, 1964) is an American bluegrass musician who plays the fiddle, mandolin, guitar and banjo.
Joseph Henry "T Bone" Burnett III (born January 14, 1948) is an American record producer, musician, and songwriter.
The Cox Family is an American country/ bluegrass music group from Cotton Valley in Webster Parish in northwestern Louisiana, United States.
The Fairfield Four is an American gospel group that has existed for over 90 years, starting as a trio in the Fairfield Baptist Church, Nashville, Tennessee, in 1921.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Peasall Sisters are a country harmony group formed by three of the six Peasall siblings.
"The Reverend Mr.
The Stanley Brothers were an American bluegrass duo of singer-songwriters and musicians made up of brothers Carter Stanley (1925–1966) and Ralph Stanley (1927–2016).
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
The Whites is an American country music vocal group consisting of Sharon White (born 1953), her sister Cheryl (born 1955), and their father Buck (born 1930).
Timothy Blake Nelson (born May 11, 1964) is an American actor, writer and director.
Tim O'Brien (born March 16, 1954, in Wheeling, West Virginia) is an American country and bluegrass musician.
Universal Music Group Nashville is Universal Music Group's country music subsidiary.
The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.
Yahoo! is a web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc..
Yahoo! News is a news website that originated as an internet-based news aggregator by Yahoo!.
Yodeling (also jodeling) is a form of singing which involves repeated and rapid changes of pitch between the low-pitch chest register (or "chest voice") and the high-pitch head register or falsetto.
"You Are My Sunshine" is a popular song written by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell and first recorded in 1939.
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