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Robbie Robertson

Robbie Robertson

Robbie Robertson is a songwriter, guitarist and singer. He is best known for his membership in The Band. He was ranked 78th in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

The first-ever Grammy® for Native American Album of the Year is awarded to Robbie's album XIT (Crossing of Indian Tribes) for Gathering of Nations Pow Wow. Robertson, who presented the award along with actor Val Kilmer, played a pivotal role in garnering mainstream attention for the efforts of the Native American Music Association to secure recognition by The Recording Academy for artists in this genre.

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