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|Grammy Award for Best American Roots Performance|
|Awarded for||quality performances in the American Roots subgenres (folk, bluegrass, regional roots music, etc.)|
|Presented by||National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences|
The Grammy Award for Best American Roots Performance is a new award category at the annual Grammy Awards from 2015.
The award was first approved by the Board of Trustees of the Grammy Awards in June 2014.
According to NARAS, the new award will encompass all of the subgenres of the American Roots category field, which include Americana, bluegrass, blues, folk and other forms of regional roots music. The category will be open for solo artists, duos, groups and other collaborations and is for singles or tracks only.
The Grammy will be awarded to the performer(s) on the winning recording.
|2015||Rosanne Cash||"A Feather's Not a Bird"|||
|2016||Mavis Staples||"See That My Grave Is Kept Clean"|
|2017||Sarah Jarosz||"House of Mercy"|
|2018||Alabama Shakes||"Killer Diller Blues"|||
|2019||Brandi Carlile||"The Joke"|||