Nominations Open May 1 – May 31

Please review the IBMA Awards Handbook and
IBMA Distinguished Achievement Awards categories, eligibility, and selection process.

IBMA Distinguished Achievement Awards honor those individuals and organizations in bluegrass music who have proven to be forerunners in their particular field of endeavor and have fostered bluegrass music’s image with developments that will broaden the music’s recognition and accessibility. The awards extended to individuals for their contributions shall fall into specific categories and are especially appropriate when they provide acclaim for those not recognized by other IBMA award categories. It is not required for nominees to be IBMA members.

Any person may suggest an artist or industry leader for consideration for this award.

If you do not see a nomination form, please click here.
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