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BMI Congratulates its Americana UK Award Winners

Posted in News on January 29, 2021

Last night the AMA-UK, a professional trade association representing and advocating for the voice of American Roots music in the UK, announced the winners of this year’s prestigious Americana UK awards. BMI is proud that several of our songwriters, as well as international writers who choose BMI for U.S. representation, took center stage in several categories. The nominated and award-winning artists, songs and albums are the result of AMA-UK’s uniquely open and member-driven process, which is comprised of musicians, both from the UK and overseas, as well as professionals from all sectors of the music industry, such as agents, promoters, venues, festivals, labels, distributors, retailers, management, touring, journalists, broadcasters and publicists.

Here are the BMI-affiliated winners. Congratulations to all!

UK Song of the Year
‘I Don’t Wanna Lie’ by Yola - Written by Yola (PRS) and Dan Auerbach

International Song of the Year
‘Hand Over My Heart’ by The Secret Sisters - Laura Rogers and Lydia Rogers

UK Album of the Year
In This Town You’re Owned by Robert Vincent (PRS) - Produced by Ethan Johns

International Album of the Year
Old Flowers by Courtney Marie Andrews - Produced by Andrew Sarlo

UK Artist of the Year
Robert Vincent (PRS)

International Artist of the Year
Courtney Marie Andrews

Best Selling Americana Album
Songs For Our Daughter by Laura Marling (PRS) - Produced by Ethan Johns and Laura Marling (PRS)

Special Awards presented by the AMA-UK Board:

International Lifetime Achievement Award
Mavis Staples

Trailblazer Award
Christine McVie

Songwriter Legacy Award
John Prine