Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2013 International Bluegrass Music Awards!
Hall of Fame Inductees: Tony Rice, Paul Warren
Entertainer of the Year: The Gibson Brothers
Vocal Group of the Year: The Gibson Brothers
Instrumental Group of the Year: The Boxcars
Male Vocalist of the Year: Junior Sisk
Female Vocalist of the Year: Claire Lynch
Emerging Artist of the Year: Della Mae
Album of the Year: Papertown, Balsam Range, produced by Balsam Range, Mountain Home.
Song of the Year: “They Called It Music,” The Gibson Brothers, written by Eric Gibson & Joe Newberry.
Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year: “Foggy Mountain Rock;” by Tom Adams, Dan Tyminski, Ron Stewart, Dennis Crouch, Clay Hess and Randy Kohrs; written by Louise Certain, Burkett Graves & Gladys Stacey; Rounder Records.
Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year: “Beulah Land,” Marty Raybon, written by Squire Parsons, produced by Marty Raybon, Rural Rhythm.
Recorded Event of the Year: “What’ll I Do;” by Terry Baucom with Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Wyatt Rice, Steve Bryant & Buddy Melton; produced by Terry Baucom, Cindy Baucom and Ed Lowe; John Boy & Billy label.
Mandolin Player of the Year: Adam Steffey
Dobro Player of the Year: Rob Ickes
Bass Player of the Year: Barry Bales
Fiddle Player of the Year: Jason Carter
Guitar Player of the Year: Bryan Sutton
Banjo Player of the Year: Mike Munford
Bluegrass Songwriter of the Year: Eric Gibson
Broadcaster of the Year: Ronnie Reno
Print/Media Person of the Year: Fred Bartenstein
Bluegrass Event of the Year: Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival in Bean Blossom, Indiana.
Best Graphic Design for a Recorded Project: Carl Jackson, Dak Alley & Jimmy Mets; for Grace Notes; by Carl Jackson
Best Liner Notes for a Recorded Project: Fred Bartenstein, for Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers's They’re Playing My Song
Momentum Awards (presented Wednesday, Sept 25):
Instrumentalist of the Year: Chris Luquette, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Vocalist of the Year: Robert Greer, Town Mountain
Band of the Year: Town Mountain
New Festival or Venue of the Year: Bluegrass on the Plains; Auburn, AL
Industry Involvement of the Year: Danny Clark
Mentor of the Year: Denise Stiff