Margo Price has won the American Music Prize. The American Music Prize is an award of $25,000 that recognizes the best debut album of the year. According to the American Music Prize website: “the American Music Prize aims to encourage, discover, reward and promote new music of excellence by USA artists.”
Price was surprised with the win by her record label, Third Man Records, at Third Man’s Blue Room in Nashville.
Price’s debut album, Midwest Farmer’s Daughter, went up against 250 other debut albums.