Best Broadcast Tribute

Early on in This Year of Losses, local songwriting legend John Prine died of complications from COVID-19. At the time, we were at just the beginning of learning what the coronavirus would take from us. Nashville Public Radio’s A Radio Wake for John Prine was a beautiful homage and an apt way to mourn when mourners could not come together in person. WPLN invited folks — from friends and family to fans — to submit audio stories and remembrances of Prine and then assembled them into an hour-long tribute. It brought some comfort in a year that’s taken so much.

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