2016 IBMA Winners

Inductees into the Bluegrass Hall of Fame:  Bill Keith and Larry Sparks

Entertainer of the Year:  The Earls of Leicester

Female Vocalist of the Year: Becky Buller

Male Vocalist of the Year: Danny Paisley

Vocal Group of the Year:  Flatt Lonesome

Instrumental Group of the Year: Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

Song of the Year: You’re the One – Flatt Lonesome (artist), Dwight Yoakam (writer), Mountain Home Music

Album of the Year: Runaway Train – Flatt Lonesome (artist), Mountain Home Music

Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year: All Dressed Up – Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers (artist), Sacred Memories (album), Rebel Records.

Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year: Fireball – Special Consensus featuring Rob Ickes, Trey Hensley, and Alison Brown (artist), Long I Ride (album), Compass Records

Recorded Event of the Year: Longneck Blues – Junior Sisk and Ronnie Bowman (artist), Poor Boy’s Pleasure (album), Mountain Fever

Emerging Artist of the Year: Mountain Faith

Banjo Player of the Year: Charlie Cushman

Bass Player of the Year: Barry Bales

Dobro Player of the Year: Jerry Douglas

Fiddle Player of the Year: Becky Buller

Guitar Player of the Year: Bryan Sutton

Mandolin Player of the Year:  Sierra Hull

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