Sturgil Simpson, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music (won first place; won sixth place in Singles category; first place in Male Vocalist category; third place in Live Act category; first place in Songwriter category; fifth place in New Act category; and second place as Artist of the Year). OMG I thought my ears had blown off!!!!!
Roseanne Cash, The River & The Thread (won fourth place; won 16th place in Singles category; third place in Female Vocalist category; second place in Songwriter category; and fourth place as Artist of the Year).
The Earls of Leicester, Earls of Leicester (Tied for tenth place in Duos and Groups category).