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Balsam Range is 2014 IBMA Entertainer of the Year

Balsam RangeRaleigh, NC -- North Carolina’s own Balsam Range took home the Entertainer of the Year award at the 25th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Thursday night, October 2nd, at Raleigh, North Carolina’s Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. It was an exciting night for the band, who also received awards for Vocal Group of the Year, and Male Vocalist (Buddy Melton).

Why Not Promote from Within?

Lee and WillowThis year, the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has selected Lee Ann Womack and Jerry Douglas to host their annual Bluegrass Music Awards Show. The Bluegrass Awards Show is the grand finale of the annual convention, World of Bluegrass. The Awards show is attended by bluegrass artists, professionals, and yes, fans. This year, the IBMA again has selected a host from outside the Bluegrass community. As in years past when they have done this, bluegrassers always ask the question: "Why?" Why don't we promote our own artists for this event?

Doyle Lawson & Del McCoury Hall of Fame Plaques Unveiled

Doyle Lawson, Del McCoury Hall of Fame 2014Owensboro, KY -- Award winning bluegrass music artists and Hall of Fame inductees Doyle Lawson (2012) and Del McCoury (2011) had their Hall of Fame plaques unveiled at this year's ROMP festival. The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has a committee that selects the inductees for each year. The two artists saw their Hall of Fame Plaques unveiled between sets at ROMP Fest in Owensboro this past Thursday. Both the Del McCoury Band and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver performed during ROMP on Thursday. The plaque unveiling is a major tribute to these Hall of Fame Inductees.

Americana Honors & Awards 2014 Nominees Announced

Build Me Up From BonesNashville, TN -- The Americana Music Association announced its nominees today for the 2014 Americana Honors & Awards, presented by Nissan. SiriusXM "Apron Strings" host and artist Elizabeth Cook revealed the nominations during a press conference that broadcast live on SiriusXM's "Outlaw Country" and streamed via www.MusicCityRoots.com from the network's Music City Theatre in Nashville.

40th SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Award Nominees Announced

SPBGMA LogoThe 40th Annual Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America (SPBGMA) Bluegrass Music Awards nominees have been announced for the awards ceremony which will take place during the society's 31st National Convention. The convention takes place January 30 through February 2, 2014 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The awards show is definitely the highlight of the annual event and bluegrass music's biggest starts will be there participating in performances as well as collecting their respective trophies.

35th Annual Central Canadian Bluegrass Awards Nominees Announced

WinterlineThe Northern Bluegrass Committee produces the Central Canadian Bluegrass Awards. The nominations have been announced for the 35th Annual Central Canadian Bluegrass Awards which will take place Saturday, November 23rd at the Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka, Ontario. The awards are part of a bigger celebration. The three day event from November 22-24 includes a lot of activities besides the awards including jam sessions, vendors, daily performances from some outstanding bands. Workshops are also available for attendees.

29th Annual Eastern Canada Bluegrass Music Awards

Joe Casey and West Wind. Photo by Dr. Tasha HeartSackville, NB, Canada -- As the season of summertime festivals closed, the Downeast Bluegrass & Oldtime Music Society was pleased to present the 29th Annual Eastern Canada Bluegrass Music Awards on October 19th, 2013 in Truro, NS. Bluegrass bands Bluegrass Tradition and Shadow River both were honored with multiple awards as was promoter Wayne Dugas.

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Nominated for Two ICM Awards

Doyle Lawson and QuicksilverNashville, TN -- Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver are nominated as Vocal Group of the Year and Inspirational Bluegrass Artist of the Year in the upcoming 19th Annual Inspirational Country Music (ICM) Awards on Thursday, October 24, at 7:00 pm CT in Nashville. The group will also perform and Doyle will present an award at the event, which will air on these television networks.

The song "He Washed My Soul" wins Bluegrass Song of the Year at the GMA Dove Awards

The Gospel Side of Dailey & VincentThe 44th Annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, hosted by Amy Grant and Kirk Franklin, returned to Nashville, Tennessee. Just as the IBMA moved their awards show to Raleigh, North Carolina, the GMA returns to the music city. For more than four decades, the GMA Dove Awards has honored outstanding achievements and excellence in Gospel music. The most anticipated music event of the year for fans and industry alike, the show celebrates our rich musical diversity. Awards are presented to individuals representing modern Rock, Rap/Hip Hop, Pop/Contemporary, Inspirational, Urban, Southern Gospel, Bluegrass, Country, Praise and Worship and more!

SPBGMA 40th Bluegrass Music Awards, 31st National Convention Lineup Announced

Flatt LonesomeNashville, TN -- The Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America (SPBGMA) will hold their 40th Anniversary SPBGMA Bluegrass Awards Show & 31st National Convention from January 30 - February 2, 2014 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel, 777 McGavock Pike in Nashville, Tennessee.

International Bluegrass Awards Honor The Gibson Brothers and More

The Gibson BrothersReigning Entertainers of the Year, The Gibson Brothers, held onto their crown as they captured the coveted top award again. The Gibson Brothers went into the International Bluegrass Music Association's (IBMA) annual Awards Show with eight award nominations.The Gibson Brothers

Additional Performers and Presenters Announced for IBMA Awards

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky ThunderNashville, Tenn. (Sept 13, 2013) — Additional performers and presenters have been announced for the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA)’s 24th International Bluegrass Music Awards, held on Thursday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m. EST. The Awards Show, held at Raleigh, North Carolina’s Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts (Memorial Auditorium), will feature performances and award presentations from some of the genre’s brightest stars, some of the genre’s future stars with the 2013 Bluegrass Youth All-Stars performance, and special live collaborations guaranteed to make this year’s Awards Show a can’t miss event.

The Gibson Brothers Lead International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominations

The Gibson BrothersNashville, TN -- Nominees for the 2013 International Bluegrass Music Awards were announced today at a press conference at Nashville’s Loveless Barn, with The Gibson Brothers leading the pack with eight nominations for the band and their individual members. They’re followed by Balsam Range with seven nominations, and The Boxcars, Alison Krauss & Union Station and Russell Moore & IIIrd Time Out with six nominations each. The full list of nominations is below.

24th International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominations to be Announced August 14

24th IBMA AwardsNashville, TN -- Bluegrass fans all over the globe can watch live as the final nominees for the 24th International Bluegrass Music Awards are announced on Wednesday, August 14 at 5:00 pm central; for the third year in a row, Music City Roots will broadcast the nomination press conference live at www.musiccityroots.com, from the Loveless Barn in Nashville, Tennessee.

2013 International Bluegrass Music Awards Activity Begins

IBMA AwardsThe International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) announced their initial list of eligible recorded products which can be nominated for the 24th International Bluegrass Music Awards this year. To be eligible, the bluegrass music recording must have been released between April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013. As a result of the initial announcement, artists, producers, labels and others are making their respective projects known to the bluegrass music community with emphasis on the voting members of the IBMA. It's all about the music.The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) announced their initial list of eligible recorded products which can be nominated for the 24th International Bluegrass Music Awards this year. To be eligible, the bluegrass music recording must have been released between April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013. As a result of the initial announcement, artists, producers, labels and others are making their respective projects known to the bluegrass music community with emphasis on the voting members of the IBMA. It

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