This year's event takes place on Friday, 29 November in independent record stores across the US.
Previous recipients of the prestigious award include Joan Baez, Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp.
The best Elliott Smith songs reflect his ability to wring beauty out of life’s traumas. Even during his short lifetime, his prolific output still endures.
Fifty years to the month since it took place, this marks the first time that her entire set at the historic festival has been available.
The Lumineers have announced a 2020 headlining North American tour in support of their upcoming album ‘III’.
A Bob Dylan cover landed the folk heroes on TV and in the UK singles chart.
Elliott Smith’s self-titled second album remains both a comforting and disquieting piece of art and an essential statement from an acknowledged genius.
Many misunderstood political songs have been taken to be calls to rebellion or patriotic chest-beaters – a far cray from the artists’ original intentions.
Hugely revered by Fairport devotees, 'Angel Delight' also became their highest-charting UK LP.
When The Kingston Trio released their self-titled debut, they revived a maligned folk tradition, influencing everyone from Dylan to The Beach Boys.
'Woman' also features on the band's fourth album, 'Delta', which topped the US Billboard 200 on release.
Often clad in a Panama hat and big, dark sunglasses, the enigmatic performer rose to prominence in the mid-1970s.
Other new names in the line-up include the Magic Numbers and Alabama 3.
Full of spirit and humanity, ‘The Prodigal Son’ is vintage Cooder that speaks to “people at risk and oppressed on all sides”.
The tour named after Knopfler's current album opened in fine style in Barcelona on 25 April.
The first album to bill the couple together became a landmark release.