IBMA AwardsThis years IBMA Winner for 2013

2013 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

  • Tony Rice
  • Paul Warren

2013 DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS

  • Keith Case
  • The East Mountain Boys
  • Vic Jordan
  • The McLain Family Band
  • Charley Pennell

2013 International Bluegrass Music Award Winners
Announced September 28, 2013

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

  • The Gibson Brothers

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • The Gibson Brothers

INSTRUMENTAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • The Boxcars

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • “They Called It Music,” The Gibson Brothers, written by Eric Gibson & Joe Newberry

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Papertown, Balsam Range, produced by Balsam Range, Mountain Home

GOSPEL RECORDED PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

  • “Beulah Land,” Marty Raybon, written by Squire Parsons, produced by Marty Raybon, Rural Rhythm

INSTRUMENTAL RECORDED PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

  • “Foggy Mountain Rock,” Tom Adams, Dan Tyminski, Ron Stewart, Dennis Crouch, Clay Hess, Randy Kohrs; written by Louise Certain, Burkett Graves & Gladys Stacey; Rounder Records.

RECORDED EVENT OF THE YEAR

  • “What’ll I Do;” 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

EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Della Mae

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Junior Sisk

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Claire Lynch

INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMERS OF THE YEAR

BANJO

  • Mike Munford

BASS

  • Barry Bales

FIDDLE

  • Jason Carter

DOBRO

  • Rob Ickes

GUITAR

  • Bryan Sutton

MANDOLIN

  • Adam Steffey

2013 International Bluegrass Music
Special Award Winners
Announced September 25, 2013

BLUEGRASS BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

  • Ronnie Reno, Reno’s Old Time Music Festival, BlueHighways TV and RFD

BLUEGRASS EVENT OF THE YEAR

  • Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, Bean Blossom, Indiana

BEST GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR A RECORDED PROJECT

  • Dak Alley, Carl Jackson & Jimmy Metts (designers); Grace Notes; Carl Jackson; Voxhall Records

BEST LINER NOTES FOR A RECORDED PROJECT

  • Fred Bartenstein, They’re Playing My Song, Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Rebel Records

BLUEGRASS PRINT/MEDIA PERSON OF THE YEAR

  • Fred Bartenstein, editor, Bluegrass Bluesman: A Memoir by Uncle Josh Graves (book)

BLUEGRASS SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

  • Eric Gibson

MOMENTUM AWARDS

INDUSTRY, NEW PROFESSIONAL

  • Danny Clark, The Bluegrass Bus & LeRoy Troy PR

INDUSTRY, NEW FESTIVAL OR VENUE

  • Bluegrass on the Plains, Auburn, AL

INDUSTRY, MENTOR

  • Denise Stiff

PERFORMANCE, VOCALIST

  • Robert Greer, Town Mountain

PERFORMANCE, BAND

  • Town Mountain

PERFORMANCE, INSTRUMENTALIST

  • Chris Luquette, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen