GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Contemporary Folk Album incl. Best Ethnic or Contemporary Folk Recording

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Best Contemporary Folk Album incl. Best Ethnic or Contemporary Folk Recording

 

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Ray LaMontagne

God Willin' & The Creek Don't Rise

Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs

Ryan Freeland, engineer/mixer

nominees

Jackson Browne

Love Is Strange - En Vivo Con Tino

Mary Chapin Carpenter

The Age Of Miracles

Guy Clark

Somedays The Song Writes You

Richard Thompson

Dream Attic

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner
Steve Earle, Ray Kennedy

Townes

Steve Earle, producer; Steve Christensen & Ray Kennedy, engineers/mixers

nominees

Our Bright Future

Shawn Colvin
Elvis Costello

Secret, Profane & Sugarcane

Neko Case

Middle Cyclone

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
Robert Plant, Alison Krauss, T Bone Burnett

Raising Sand

T Bone Burnett, producer; Mike Piersante, engineer/mixer

nominees

Joan Baez

Day After Tomorrow

Ry Cooder

I, Flathead

Rodney Crowell

Sex & Gasoline

Emmylou Harris

All I Intended To Be

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner
Steve Earle, John King

Washington Square Serenade

John King, producer; Tom Camuso, John King & Josh Wilbur, engineers/mixers

nominees

Ry Cooder

My Name Is Buddy

Patty Griffin

Children Running Through

Tom Waits

Orphans

Mary Chapin Carpenter

The Calling

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner
Bob Dylan, Chris Shaw

Modern Times

Chris Shaw, engineer/mixer

nominees

Jackson Browne

Solo Acoustic Vol. 1

Rosanne Cash

Black Cadillac

Guy Clark

Workbench Songs

Mark Knopfler
,
Emmylou Harris

All The Roadrunning

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
John Prine

Fair & Square

Gary Paczosa & John Prine, producers; Gary Paczosa, engineer/mixer

nominees

Ry Cooder

Chávez Ravine

Rodney Crowell

The Outsider

Nickel Creek

Why Should The Fire Die?

Bruce Springsteen

Devils & Dust

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner
Steve Earle, Ray Kennedy

The Revolution Starts...Now

Steve Earle & Ray Kennedy, producers; Ray Kennedy, engineer/mixer

nominees

Ani DiFranco

Educated Guess

Eliza Gilkyson

Land Of Milk And Honey

Patty Griffin

Impossible Dream

John Carter Cash

The Unbroken Circle - The Musical Heritage Of The Carter Family

John Carter Cash, producer; Various Artists

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
Warren Zevon, Jorge Calderón

The Wind

Jorge Calderón, Noah Scott Snyder & Warren Zevon, producers; Noah Scott Snyder, engineer/mixer

nominees

Rosanne Cash

Rules Of Travel

Emmylou Harris

Stumble Into Grace

Tom Paxton

Looking For The Moon

Lucinda Williams

World Without Tears

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner
Nickel Creek, Alison Krauss

This Side

Alison Krauss, producer; Gary Paczosa, engineer/mixer

nominees

Johnny Cash

American IV - The Man Comes Around

The Chieftains

Down The Old Plank Road

Steve Earle

Jerusalem

Patty Griffin

1000 Kisses

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner
Bob Dylan, Chris Shaw

Love And Theft

Bob Dylan, producer; Chris Shaw, engineer/mixer

nominees

Buddy & Julie Miller

Buddy & Julie Miller

Eric Paul

Poet: A Tribute To Townes Van Zandt

Freddy Fletcher & Eric Paul, producers; (Various Artists)

Gillian Welch

Time (The Revelator)

Lucinda Williams
43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner
Emmylou Harris

Red Dirt Girl

Malcolm Burn, producer; Malcolm Burn & Jim Watts, engineers/mixers

nominees

Steve Earle

Transcendental Blues (Album)

Johnny Cash

American III: Solitary Man (Album)

John Hiatt

Crossing Muddy Waters (Album)

Billy Bragg
,
Wilco

Mermaid Avenue Vol. II (Album)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner
Tom Waits

Mule Variations

nominees

Cajunization (Album)

Ani DiFranco
,
Utah Phillips

Fellow Workers (Album)

John Prine

In Spite Of Ourselves (Album)

Linda Ronstadt
,
Emmylou Harris

Western Wall - The Tucson Sessions (Album)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
Lucinda Williams

Car Wheels On A Gravel Road

nominees

Emmylou Harris

Spyboy (Album)

Lyle Lovett

Step Inside This House (Album)

Steve Earle

El Corazon (Album)

Billy Bragg
,
Wilco

Mermaid Avenue (Album)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
Bob Dylan

Time Out Of Mind

nominees

Guy Clark

Keepers - A Live Recording (Album)

John Prine

Live On Tour (Album)

Shaming Of The Sun (Album)

Iris DeMent

The Way I Should (Album)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner
Bruce Springsteen

The Ghost Of Tom Joad

nominees

Jerry Douglas
,
Peter Rowan

Yonder (Album)

Richard Thompson

You? Me? Us? (Album)

Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Braver Newer World (Album)

Gillian Welch

Revival (Album)

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
Emmylou Harris

Wrecking Ball

nominees

John Prine

Lost Dogs And Mixed Blessings

Bob Dylan

MTV Unplugged

The Chieftains

The Long Black Veil

Steve Earle

Train A Comin'

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner
Johnny Cash

American Recordings

nominees

Nanci Griffith

Flyer (Album)

Iris DeMent

My Life (Album)

Swamp Ophelia (Album)

Shawn Colvin

Cover Girl (Album)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
Nanci Griffith

Other Voices/Other Rooms

nominees

Janis Ian

Breaking Silence (Album)

Shawn Colvin

Fat City (Album)

Bob Dylan

Good As I Been To You (Album)

La Danse De La Vie (Album)

Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Spinning Around The Sun (Album)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner
The Chieftains

Another Country

nominees

Joan Baez

Play Me Backwards (Album)

Rites Of Passage (Album)

The Criminal Under My Own Hat (Album)

T-Bone Burnett

Michelle Shocked

Arkansas Traveler (Album)

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner
John Prine

The Missing Years

nominees

Back On The Bus, Y'all (Album)

Cajun Conja (Album)

Rosanne Cash

Interiors

David Grisman

Jerry Garcia/David Grisman (Album)

Jerry Garcia And David Grisman

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner
Shawn Colvin

Steady On

nominees

Suzanne Vega

Days Of Open Hand (Album)

Hammer And A Nail (Track)

Maura O'Connell

Helpless Heart (Album)

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Indigo Girls

nominees

Bamboleo (Single)

Bayou Cadillac (Album)

Crossroads (Album)

Guy Clark

Old Friends (Album)

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner

Tracy Chapman

nominees

Emergency (Track)

Homeland - A Collection Of Black South African Music (Album)

Clive Risko, producer; Various Artists

John Prine

John Prine Live (Album)

Michelle Shocked

Short Sharp Shocked (Album)

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner
Steve Goodman

Unfinished Business

nominees

Annual Waltz (Album)

Joan Baez

Asimbonanga (Track)

More Love Songs (Album)

The Washington Squares (Album)

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner

Tribute To Steve Goodman

Al Bunetta, Dan Einstein & Hank Neuberger, producers; (Arlo Guthrie, John Hartford, Richie Havens, Bonnie Koloc, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John Prine and Others)

nominees

John Prine

German Afternoons (Album)

I'm Alright (Album)

Nanci Griffith

Last Of The True Believers (Album)

Peter, Paul And Mary

No Easy Walk To Freedom