Here are the 2009 International Bluegrass Music Award.Â Ceremonies took place in Nashville on Thursday, October 1st.
MRBA Alumni, Ivan Rosenberg, c-owrote the Song of the Year.
Congratulations to all.
International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame â€“ The Lonesome Pine Fiddlers, The Dillards
Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients â€“ The Lonesome Pine Fiddlers, The Dillards
Entertainer of the Year â€“ Dailey & Vincent
Male Vocalist of the Year â€“ Dan Tyminski
Female Vocalist of the Year â€“ Dale Ann Bradley
Album of the Year – Wheels, The Dan Tyminski Band, produced by Dan Tyminski, Rounder Records
Vocal Group of the Year â€“ Dailey & Vincent
Instrumental Group of the Year â€“ Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
Song of the Year – “Don’t Throw Mama’s Flowers Away,” by Danny Paisley & the Southern Grass (artist), Chris Stuart & Ivan Rosenberg (writers)
Recorded Event of the Year â€“ “Proud to Be a Daughter of Bluegrass” featuring Dale Ann Bradley, Heather Berry, Lisa Martin, Gloria Belle, Sierra Hull, Rhonda Vincent, Lisa Ray, Linda Lay, Sally Jones, Jeanie Stanley, Carol Lee Cooper, Sonya Isaacs, Becky Isaacs Bowman, Michelle Nixon, Jeanette Williams, Sophie Haislip, Louise Tomberlain, Mindy Rakestraw, Lizzy Long, Frances Mooney, Lorraine Jordan, Annette Kelley, Lilly Lieux, Dixie Hall, Judi Marshall, Melissa Lawrence, Beth Lawrence, Rebecca Frazier, Donica Christensen, Lisa Maning & Jenni Lyn Gardner (artists); Dixie Hall, Paula Wolak & Frances Money (producers); Blue Circle Records
Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year – “Jerusalem Ridge,” Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper (artist), Bill Monroe (writer), Jeff White & Michael Cleveland (producers), Rounder Records
Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year – “On the Other Side;” Dailey & Vincent (artists), Jimmy Fortune, Kevin Denney & Tom Botkin (writers); Jamie Dailey & Darrin Vincent (producers); Rounder Records
Emerging Artist of the Year â€“ The SteelDrivers
Instrumental Performers of the Year:
Banjo – Kristin Scott Benson
Fiddle – Michael Cleveland
Dobro â€“ Rob Ickes
Mandolin â€“ Jesse Brock
Bass â€“ Marshall Wilborn
Guitar â€“ Josh Williams
Bluegrass Event of the Year – Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival; Oak Hill, New York; July 2008
Bluegrass Broadcaster of the Year – Katy Daley; HD Radio WAMU 88.5 Channel 2, 105.5 FM & www.bluegrasscountry.org; Washington, D.C.
Print Media Person of the Year – Roger Siminoff; Siminoff’s Luthiers Glossary, Banjo Newsletter and Bluegrass Breakdown
Best Liner Notes for Recorded Project – Steve Martin (writer), The Crow, Steve Martin (artist), 40 Share Productions (label)
Best Graphic Design for Recorded Project – Greg Carr & Salli Ratts (designers), The Crow, Steve Martin (artist), 40 Share Productions (label)