GRAMMY Award-winner Dwight Yoakam took home the 2013 Americana Music Honors
& Awards most prestigious award for Artist of the Year last night in
celebration of his critically-acclaimed album 3 Pears. This is the first time
Yoakam has won this award. Spending a record breaking eight weeks at the top of
the Americana Charts, the most of any album, Yoakam dominated Best Of 2012 Lists
with 3 Pears, including NPR, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly and
American Songwriter, among others. As well, 3 Pears marks Yoakam’s 26th
studio album and his highest-charting “Billboard 200” debut.