Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit ‘Weathervanes’ Wins Best Americana Album at 2024 Grammys

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And the Best Americana Album goes to Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit for Weathervanes at the 2024 Grammys!

The 66th Annual Grammy Awards unfolded in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 4. The main CBS telecast occurred at the Arena, while the preliminary premiere ceremony unfolded at the Peacock Theater. A significant portion of the Grammy Awards, encompassing categories such as Best Americana Album, was presented during this preliminary event.

Isbell was on site to accept the award and joked that his collaborators had to run from the back of the theater to the front. Isbell won Best Americana Performance just moments prior. He gave the 40 second acceptance speech time limit to his collaborators.

Best Americana Album 2024 Grammys Nominees

Brandy Clark
Brandy Clark

The Chicago Sessions
Rodney Crowell

You’re The One
Rhiannon Giddens

Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit

The Returner
Allison Russell

All About The 2024 Grammy Awards

Americana music at the Grammy Awards has evolved into a genre-defying celebration of the diverse sounds rooted in American traditions. Over the years, the Grammys have increasingly recognized the impact of Americana artists who fuse elements of folk, country, blues, and rock to create a unique sonic tapestry. Pioneering figures like Alison Krauss and Robert Plant, as well as contemporary artists like Jason Isbell and Chris Stapleton, have garnered critical acclaim and Grammy victories, showcasing the genre’s enduring relevance. The introduction of the Best Americana Album category in 2009 further solidified the Grammys’ commitment to honoring exceptional works within this expansive genre. The awards serve as a platform for acknowledging the artistic depth and cultural resonance of Americana, reflecting the genre’s ability to capture the essence of American storytelling and musical heritage.

Jacklyn is the Editor In Chief of Stage Right Secrets. Jacklyn's photography and articles can also be found on The Recording Academy's GRAMMYPro, GRAMMYU, PopCrush, Taste of Country, among other outlets. Besides press Jacklyn is a "Jack of All Trades" working various jobs at local concerts and touring.