"2020 Bluegrass Music  Award Winners"  

 

  2020 IBMA  Music Categories Nominees

 

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR:
 Sister Sadie

 

 

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR:
Sister Sadie

 

INSTRUMENTAL GROUP OF THE YEAR:
Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

 

SONG OF THE YEAR:
 "Chicago Barn Dance" Special Consensus 

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR:
"Live in Prague Czech Republic" Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

 

GOSPEL RECORDED PERFORMANCE OF A YEAR :
"Gonna Rise and Shine" Alan Bibey & Grasstowne

INSTRUMENTAL RECORDED PERFORMANCE:
"Tall Fiddler" Michael Cleveland/Tommy Emmanuel

 

New ARTIST OF THE YEAR:
Mile Twelve.

 

COLLABORATIVE RECORDING OF THE YEAR:
 "The Barbers Fiddle" Becky Buller/Jason Carter, Jeff White, Shawn Camp, Laurie Lewis, Kati Penn, Sam Bush, Michael Cleveland, Johnny Warren, Stuart Duncan, Deanie Richardson, Bronwyn Keith-Hynes,Jason Barie, Fred Carpenter, Tyler Andal, Nate Lee, Dan Boner, Brian Christianson and Laurie Orshaw (Producer Stephen Mougin (Label  Dark Shadow Recordings)

 

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR:
Brooke Aldridge

 

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR:
 Danny Paisley

 

BANJO PLAYER OF THE YEAR:

 Scott Vestal
 

BASS PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
 Missy Raines

 

DOBRO PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
 Justin Moses.

 

FIDDLE PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
 Deanie Richardson.

 

GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Jake Workman

 

MANDOLIN PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Alan Bibey