This year’s IBMA Awards have been announced:
Sister Sadie has taken out Entertainer of the Year and Vocal Group of the Year for 2020.
It is fantastic to see a collection of new faces and names to these awards with upcoming artists now recognised for their contribution to bluegrass music over the past twelve months.
- 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
- Resophonic Guitar 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
Previously announced inductees into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame:
- J.T. Gray, owner of Nashville’s iconic Station Inn
- The Johnson Mountain Boys,hardcore bluegrass traditionalists
- New Grass Revival, one of the premier contemporary/progressive bluegrass bands of the 1970s and ’80s
For a full list of awards winners for 2020 and prior go to our IBMA Awards History page.