TOP ARTISTS OF 2016
Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-L playlists
Based on 152109 airplays from 184 different DJs

1. Bob Dylan
2. Joan Baez
3. Brother Sun
4. Guy Clark
5. John Gorka
6. Pete Seeger
6. Solas
8. Laurie Lewis And The Right Hands
9. The Stray Birds
10. Leonard Cohen
11. Kate Campbell
12. John McCutcheon
13. Gathering Time
14. Tim O'Brien
15. John Prine
16. Sam Bush
17. Carrie Newcomer
18. Sarah Jarosz
19. David Francey
20. Infamous Stringdusters
21. Merle Haggard
22. Dave Gunning
23. Lucy Wainwright Roche And Suzzy Roche
24. Terri Hendrix
25. Ivas John
26. Burning Bridget Cleary
27. Kaia Kater
28. Kathy Kallick
28. Richard Shindell
30. Cosy Sheridan
31. Del McCoury
31. Jim Kweskin And Geoff Muldaur
33. Spook Handy
34. Willie Nelson
35. Dori Freeman
36. Claire Lynch
37. Sierra Hull
38. Shawn Colvin And Steve Earle
39. The Bills
40. Runa
41. David Mallett
41. Judy Collins
43. The Earls Of Leicester
44. Phil Ochs
45. Johnny Cash
46. No Fuss And Feathers
47. Greg Brown
48. Bill Monroe
49. Evie Ladin
50. Moors And McCumber
50. Tom Paxton
52. Ben Bedford
53. Gillian Welch
54. Gina Forsyth
55. Robin Greenstein
55. Tim Grimm
57. Carla Ulbrich
57. Loretta Lynn
59. Emmylou Harris
60. Cheryl Wheeler
60. Tom Russell
62. Honor Finnegan
63. Mary Chapin Carpenter
63. Ralph Stanley
65. Nanci Griffith
65. Paul Simon
67. Si Kahn
68. Mark Erelli
69. Lucinda Williams
69. Vincent Cross
71. Darryl Purpose
72. Happy Traum
73. O'Connor Band
74. Eliza Gilkyson
74. Joni Mitchell
76. Eli West
77. Ilya Toshinskiy
77. The Lucky Sisters
79. The Belle Hollows
79. Doc Watson
81. Hackensaw Boys
81. Seldom Scene
83. Red Tail Ring
84. The Deep Hollow
84. Monica Rizzio
86. Corin Raymond
87. Alison Krauss
88. Caroline Doctorow
89. Coty Hogue
89. Stanley Brothers
91. Bryan Sutton
91. Dar Williams
91. The Lonely Heartstring Band
94. Rebecca Folsom
94. Stan Rogers
96. Aoife O'Donovan
96. Chuck Brodsky
98. Greg Greenway
99. John Hartford
100. Amy White
100. Arlo Guthrie
100. Jed Marum
100. Lizanne Knott
100. Mountain Heart
105. Birds Of Chicago
105. Darrell Scott
105. Steve Goodman
108. David Bromberg
108. Meg Braun
108. Sweet Honey In The Rock
111. Anna And Elizabeth
111. Pharis And Jason Romero
113. Bill Staines
113. Denise Jordan Finley
113. Frank Solivan
113. Peter, Paul And Mary
113. Richard Thompson
118. Nancy Cassidy
119. Blue Highway
119. Dave Carter And Tracy Grammer
119. Woody Guthrie
122. Fairport Convention
123. Bumper Jacksons
123. Judy Kass
125. Battlefield Band
125. Dave Murphy
125. Free The Honey
125. Steel Wheels
129. David Grisman
129. Joel Mabus
131. Patty Griffin
132. Goodbye Blue
132. Mark Mandeville And Raianne Richards
134. Joe Crookston
135. Chris Coole
135. Erika Kulnys
135. John Flynn
135. Robin And Linda Williams
139. Robert Earl Keen
140. Beth Wood
140. Iris DeMent
142. Charm City Junction
142. Jaime Michaels
142. Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs
145. Jimmy Lafave
146. Rachael Sage
147. Honey Dewdrops
148. Christine Lavin
148. Robert Bobby
148. Weavers
151. Ana Egge And The Sentimentals
151. The Gibson Brothers
153. Arnie Naiman
153. Joe Giacoio
153. Julie Parisi Kirby
156. Kate Rusby
156. Ralph Stanley And The Clinch Mountain Boys
156. The Western Flyers
159. Don White
159. Gordon Lightfoot
161. Bruce Springsteen
161. Dave Van Ronk
161. Victor And Penny
164. Caleb Klauder And Reeb Willms
165. Mandolin Orange
165. Rebekah Long
165. Red Molly
168. Steve Martin And Edie Brickell
169. Millpond Moon
169. Sam Gleaves
171. David Lamotte
171. Donna Ulisse
171. Doolin
171. The Paul McKenna Band
175. Dwight Yoakam
176. Molsky's Mountain Drifters
177. Dolly Parton
177. Donal Hinely
177. Marci Geller
177. The Savage Hearts
177. Tom Rush
182. Mara Levine
182. James Keelaghan
182. Roosevelt Dime
182. Steve Earle
182. Van Morrison
187. Eric Brace And Peter Cooper
187. Mollie O'Brien And Rich Moore
187. Sara Watkins
190. Banjo Nickaru And Western Scooches
190. Quiles And Cloud
190. We Banjo 3
193. Courtney Marie Andrews
193. Eileen Ivers
193. Sharon Goldman
196. Boxcar Lilies
196. Ellis Paul
196. The Jeremiahs
196. Rosanne Cash
196. Steeldrivers
201. Peter Mayer
201. Ray Lambiase
201. The Small Glories
204. Carrie Rodriguez
204. Ellis
204. Jack Tempchin
204. Lauren Heintz
204. Lucy Kaplansky
204. Special Consensus
210. Anne Hills
210. Bonnie Raitt
210. Crowes Pasture
210. Harpeth Rising
210. Susan Kane
215. Alison Brown
215. Chris Smither
215. Doyle Lawson
215. Paul Sachs
219. Beatles
219. Hank Williams
219. Ramblin' Jack Elliott
219. Spuyten Duyvil
223. Atwater And Donnelly
223. Lonesome River Band
223. Otter Creek
223. Simon And Garfunkel
227. Buddy Miller
227. Ivan Rosenberg
227. Matt Patershuk
227. Western Centuries
231. Archie Fisher
231. Lyle Lovett
233. Joe K. Walsh
233. Loudon Wainwright III
233. Slaid Cleaves
236. Billy Bragg And Joe Henry
236. Country Gentlemen
236. David Roth
236. Kim And Reggie Harris
236. Rhiannon Giddens
236. Ricky Skaggs
236. Roy Zimmerman
236. Ry Cooder
244. Altan
244. Bill Morrissey
244. Karen Savoca
244. Patty Larkin
244. Scott Wolfson And Other Heroes
249. David Rovics
249. Cactus Blossoms
249. The Debutones
249. Hot Rize
249. Lara Herscovitch
249. Robbie Fulks
249. Tom Waits

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