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Jimmy Fortune Nominated For Three GMA Dove Awards

Jimmy FortuneNashville, TN -- The Gospel Music Association just announced their nominations for the upcoming 47th Annual Dove Awards, and Country Music Hall of Fame member Jimmy Fortune was nominated in three categories. All nods came as a result of Fortune’s critically-acclaimed album Hits & Hymns, released in 2015. The project features some of Fortune’s closest friends, including Vince Gill, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Isaacs, Dailey & Vincent, Ricky Skaggs and more.

And the Best Bluegrass Album Is...

The SteelDriversIn an awesome night, the Nashville powerhouse group, The SteelDrivers, captured their first Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass album. Their Rounder Records release, The Muscle Shoals Recordings earned them the honors. In the Bluegrass category, Dale Ann Bradley, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Ralph Stanley & Friends and the SteelDrivers were all competing for the Best Bluegrass Album award. The SteelDrivers have been nominated four times for Grammy awards and Sunday night was their night to shine.

Earls of Leicester Capture Best Bluegrass Album Grammy Award

 Earls of LeicesterThe 57th Grammy Awards was held Sunday evening and this year, competition for the Best Bluegrass Album was a group of five albums that all deserved the award. This year's nominees were all outstanding albums compared to some previous years. The Best Bluegrass Album was awarded to The Earls Of Leicester by The Earls Of Leicester. The album won over Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe by Noam Pikelny, Cold Spell by Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Into My Own by Bryan Sutton, and Only Me by Rhonda Vincent.

And the Grammy Nominees for Best Bluegrass Album Are

Best Bluegrass Album NominationsThe Recording Academy has announced the nominations for the 57th Grammy Music Awards to be held Sunday, February 8, 2015. In our favorite castegory, number 48 we find the nominations for Best Bluegrass Album.

Bankesters Capture Best Bluegrass Album Award

The BankestersOne of the fastest rising bluegrass artists, The Bankesters, captured the Best Bluegrass Album for their Love Has Wheels release at the 13th annual Independent Music Awards. The award comes on the heels of significant radio activity for the new album. Love Has Wheels has found itself on radio charts and "(Cups) When I'm Gone" is currently moving up the Bluegrass Unlimited Chart.

The Del McCoury Band Wins 2nd Grammy For "The Streets of Baltimore"

Del McCoury Band GRAMMY Win 2014Del McCoury was already hard at work in Baltimore’s lively bluegrass music scene when the very first Grammy awards were presented more than 50 years ago, but you couldn’t tell it from the way he bounded up the steps to thank the Grammy voters for honoring his Del McCoury Band’s The Streets of Baltimore at Sunday’s glittering awards show. The trophy marked the group’s second 21st century Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album (as well as Del’s 10th nomination total), and for the silver-haired McCoury, who turns 75 in just a few days, it’s an especially sweet one.

Del McCoury Band Wins Best Bluegrass Album GRAMMY

Del McCoury Band GRAMMY Win 2014Best Bluegrass Album Gramophone Trophy goes to the Del McCoury Band for their album, The Streets Of Baltimore. Other nominees were The Boxcar's It's Just a Road, Daily & Vincent's Brothers of the Highway, Della Mae's This World Oft Can Be and Three Chords and the Truth by James King. All are winners in the eyes of bluegrass fans however, a big congratulations to the legendary Del McCoury Band for their well-deserved win. The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards were held Sunday, January 26, 2014. The announcement of the Best Bluegrass Album took place prior to the main award ceremonies.

Steep Canyon Rangers’ “Nobody Knows You” Wins Best Bluegrass Album

Steep Canyon RangersLos Angeles, CA -- Nobody Knows You from Bluegrass music sensation Steep Canyon Rangers was named Best Bluegrass Album at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, held Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. This is the band’s first Grammy win and second nomination. They were nominated in the same category at the 2012 ceremony for their album Rare Bird Alert, a collaboration with comedy icon Steve Martin.

Grammy Awards Know the Steep Canyon Rangers Get Best Bluegrass Album

Steep Canyon RangersThe 55th Grammy Awards were held last night and the Steep Canyon Rangers captured the coveted Best Bluegrass Album for their Nobody Knows You album. The group had some outstanding competition with Dailey & Vincent, The Grascals, Noam Pikelny and Special Consensus all nominated for the bluegrass music award.

Bluegrass Legend Dr. Ralph Stanley Nominated for Fourth Grammy

Dr. Ralph StanleyNashville, TN -- Already a three-time winner, bluegrass music legend Dr. Ralph Stanley has just been nominated for his fourth Grammy award. This time, he's in the running for the Best Bluegrass Album trophy for his soul-stirring collection of Appalachian spirituals, A Mother's Prayer, on Rebel Records.

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