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Billy Strings, Béla Fleck, Molly Tuttle Win Large at Bluegrass Awards

With the re-formed Hurricane Ian bearing down on the Carolinas Thursday night, forcing all the festivities for the largest gathering in bluegrass annually indoors, the Worldwide Bluegrass Music Affiliation, or IBMA held their thirty third annual awards on the Duke Vitality Middle for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina, hosted by Dan Tyminski and Ronnie Bowman.

The IBMAs don’t all the time draw as a lot nationwide intrigue as they’ve executed this yr because of the rising swell of expertise among the many bluegrass ranks, particularly Billy Strings who’s turn into one of many hottest issues in all of music, and Molly Tuttle who can also be setting the bluegrass world on hearth along with her band Golden Freeway. Add on prime of that the return of a bluegrass legend in Béla Fleck by means of his newest album My Bluegrass Coronary heart, and also you had one large night.

Billy Strings gained the largest prize of all of them within the IBMA’s Entertainer of the Yr. He provides that to his win for Artist of the Yr a few weeks in the past on the Americana Music Awards. Strings additionally gained Music of the Yr for the observe “Pink Daisy” from his newest album Renewal. But it surely was Béla Fleck who walked away with essentially the most awards, successful Album of the Yr for My Bluegrass Coronary heart, Instrumental Group of the Yr, in addition to Banjo Participant of the Yr.

Molly Tuttle additionally had a stable night time. Together with being nominated for many of the main awards, she gained for Feminine Vocalist of the Yr, whereas her fiddle participant for Golden Freeway, Bronwyn Keith-Hynes, gained for Fiddle Participant of the Yr.

Dolly Parton, Del McCoury, Doyle Lawson, and Sierra Hull have been additionally large winners, whereas Rick Faris walked away with New Artist of the Yr. See the complete outcomes beneath.


ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR 

Billy Strings – WINNER
The Del McCoury Band
The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys
Sister Sadie
Molly Tuttle & Golden Freeway

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Balsam Vary
Blue Freeway
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver – WINNER
Del McCoury Band
Sister Sadie

INSTRUMENTAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Billy Strings
Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
Béla Fleck’s My Bluegrass Coronary heart – WINNER
The Travelin’ McCourys
Molly Tuttle & Golden Freeway

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Rick Faris – WINNER
Fireplace Collective
Laura Orshaw
Jaelee Roberts
Tray Wellington

SONG OF THE YEAR

“Blink of an Eye” – Artist: Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass; Songwriter: Robert Amos
“Deep River” – Artist: Rick Faris; Songwriters: Rick Faris and Brink Brinkman
“I’ll Take the Lonesome Each Time” – Artist: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver; Songwriters: Glen Duncan and Jerry Salley
“Pink Daisy” – Artist: Billy Strings; Songwriters: Jarrod Walker and Christian Ward – WINNER
“Driving the Chief” – Artist: Chris Jones & The Evening Drivers; Songwriters: Chris Jones and Thomm Jutz

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Bluegrass Troubadour – Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass
Crooked Tree – Molly Tuttle & Golden Freeway
My Bluegrass Coronary heart – Béla Fleck – WINNER
By no means Sluggish Down – The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys
Renewal – Billy Strings

COLLABORATIVE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

“Blackbird” – Particular Consensus with Amanda Smith, Dale Ann Bradley, Rob Ickes, and Alison Brown
“East Sure and Down” – The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys that includes Jason Carter & Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
“Honky Tonk Nights” – Del McCoury Band that includes Vince Gill
“Within the Candy By and By” – Dolly Parton with Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle, Bradley Walker, and Jerry Salley – WINNER
“One By One” – Dale Ann Bradley with Danny Paisley

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Greg Blake
Rick Faris
Del McCoury – WINNER
Danny Paisley
Larry Sparks

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Brooke Aldridge
Dale Ann Bradley
Sierra Hull
Molly Tuttle – WINNER
Rhonda Vincent

BANJO PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Gena Britt
Béla Fleck – WINNER
Rob McCoury
Kristin Scott Benson
Scott Vestal

BASS PLAYER OF THE YEAR 

Mike Bub
Jason Moore – WINNER
Missy Raines
Mark Schatz
Vickie Vaughn

FIDDLE PLAYER OF THE YEAR 

Jason Carter
Michael Cleveland
Stuart Duncan
Bronwyn Keith-Hynes – WINNER
Deanie Richardson

RESOPHONIC GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Jerry Douglas
Andy Corridor
Rob Ickes
Phil Leadbetter
Justin Moses – WINNER

GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Billy Strings
Trey Hensley
Cody Kilby – WINNER
Bryan Sutton
Molly Tuttle

MANDOLIN PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Alan Bibey
Jesse Brock
Sam Bush
Sierra Hull – WINNER
Ronnie McCoury

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