IBMA Awards

ATTN, Record Labels & Artists: Is Your Album Eligible for This Year's IBMA Awards?

All professional members of IBMA will receive the first ballot for the International Bluegrass Music Awards in late May. A reference list of recordings reported to have been released during the eligibility period for this year’s awards, will be available at www.ibmaawards.org or mailed upon request.

IBMA compiles this information for members who may not be familiar or have access to actual release dates of the recordings. Once again, we are requesting the help of record companies, artists and producer members in compiling the list.

Is Your Membership Current? Balloting for IBMA Awards Begins in May

Be sure your professional membership is current, in order to participate in the voting process for IBMA Awards and help us recognize some of the genre’s best efforts for the year.

Please make a note of the following dates:

1st Ballot – International and paper ballots mail May 1, 2013

1st Ballot (Electronic) – Opens May 14 at 8 a.m. Central. Closes June 10 at 5 p.m.
 

2nd Ballot – Opens & mails July 9 at 8 a.m. Ballot closes July 31 at 5 p.m.

A Few Old Memories… and Lots Of New Challenges

By Randy Pitts

Exclusive to IBMA

Attending the annual International Bluegrass Music Association World Of Bluegrass convention, trade show, and Fan Fest has always been an excellent method of determining the state of bluegrass at a given historical time.

2012 Hall of Fame Inductees

IBMA Announces 2012 Inductees to
International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame:
Doyle Lawson & Ralph Rinzler

IBMA “Momentum Awards” to recognize emerging artistic & industry talent

The International Bluegrass Music Association is proud to announce a new annual slate of awards designed to recognize promising new talent in bluegrass music. The IBMA Momentum Awards will be presented to an inaugural group of recipients at World of Bluegrass 2012 in Nashville, September 24-30.

IBMA Announces New "Songwriter Of The Year" Award

IBMA’s new Songwriter of the Year Award will annually recognize a songwriter for his or her outstanding contributions to bluegrass music as a songwriter, during the period of eligibility for IBMA Awards. For 2012 Awards, the time frame is April 1, 2011 – March 30, 2012. The award will be presented at World of Bluegrass with other industry awards at the Special Awards Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012.

STEVE MARTIN & THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS NAMED IBMA ENTERTAINERS OF THE YEAR

 

For immediate release: September 30, 2011
Press Info: Judy McDonough, JEMMedia (615) 243-5994, mcdonoughmedia1@yahoo.com

STEVE MARTIN & THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS NAMED IBMA ENTERTAINERS OF THE YEAR

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