IBMA Nominations For Rounder Artists

by | 23 Aug, 2011

It seems that everyone is currently celebrating their IBMA award nominations. Why not? These award nominations are the greatest recognition one could receive from an industry of peers, professionals and fans.  Rounder Records is celebrating their list of nominations and again, why not? Rounder has an impressive list of award winning bluegrass artists in their line up. They have earned multiple nominations, receiving 3 out of 5 nominations for Male Vocalist of the Year and Bass Player of the Year and sweeping the entire category of Best Graphic Design.  Alison Krauss & Union Station and Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers received 5 nominations apiece with the latter up for Entertainer of the Year and Album of the Year for Rare Bird Alert.  Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper picked up 4 nominations while legendary bluegrass musician Larry Sparks was nominated for Album of the Year for Almost Home.  All of their 2001 IBMA nominations are listed below:

Alison Krauss and Union Station
Female Vocalist of the Year – Alison Krauss
Male Vocalist of the Year – Dan Tyminski
Banjo Player of the Year – Ron Block
Bass Player of the Year – Barry Bales
Dobro Player of the Year – Jerry Douglas

Blue Highway
Vocal Group of the Year
Instrumental Group of the Year
Dobro Player of the Year – Rob Ickes

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
Instrumental Group of the Year
Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year – “Goin’ Up Dry Branch” – from Fired Up
Bass Player of the Year – Marshall Wilborn
Fiddle Player of the Year – Michael Cleveland

J.D. Crowe & The New South
Banjo Player of the Year – J.D. Crowe

Dailey & Vincent
Entertainer of the Year
Vocal Group of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year – Jamie Dailey

Stuart Duncan
Fiddle Player of the Year

Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers
Entertainer of the Year
Album of the Year – Rare Bird Alert
Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year – “Rare Bird Alert” – from Rare Bird Alert
Best Graphic Design for a Recorded Project – G.Carr and Salli Ratts for Rare Bird Alert
Best Liner Notes for a Recorded Project – Steve Martin for Rare Bird Alert

Sierra Hull & Highway 111
Emerging Artist of the Year
Mandolin Player of the Year – Sierra Hull
Best Graphic Design for a Recorded Project – Albert J. Roman for Daybreak

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Vocal Group of the Year

Claire Lynch Band
Female Vocalist of the Year – Claire Lynch
Bass Player of the Year – Mark Schatz

Tony Rice
Guitar Player of the Year

Rounder Records Story
Best Liner Notes for a Recorded Project – Geoffrey Himes for The Rounder Records Story

Larry Sparks
Album of the Year – Almost Home

Abigail Washburn
Best Graphic Design for a Recorded Project – Ricardo Alessio for City of Refuge

Josh Williams Band
Male Vocalist of the Year – Josh Williams
Guitar Player of the Year – Josh Williams

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