Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album

  1. Mark Johnson, Banjo Player, Wins Steve Martin Bluegrass Prize

    September 21, 2012 5:29 AM EDT Banjo player Mark Johnson, who combines a clawhammer style with the three-finger style of bluegrass picking to create a unique hybrid sound, is the recipient of the third annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass. Johnson wil ...

  2. Alison Krauss, Russell Moore Lead Bluegrass Nominations

    August 17, 2012 7:15 PM EDT Many of the top stars in bluegrass music were in attendance Wednesday at Nashville's Loveless Barn as the nominations were announced for the 23rd Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards. Figuring prominently in the mix were Russell Moore ...

  3. Ricky Skaggs Drummer Found Dead Before South Carolina Show

    November 30, 2011 11:10 AM EST A drummer for Grammy-winning bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs was found dead in the band's tour bus before a planned performance at Clemson University. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley says 62-year-old Thomas Roady of Kingston Springs, Tenn., ...

  4. Tyminski Wins Top Bluegrass Awards

    October 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Dan Tyminski won two top awards Thursday night at the 20th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, including male vocalist of the year for the fourth time. The duo Dailey & Vincent won best entertainer for the second straight year and com ...

  5. Skaggs To Re-Issue '80s Hit Albums

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bluegrass and country star Ricky Skaggs will re-issue his landmark 1980s country albums through his own Skaggs Family Records, Billboard.biz has learned. Through a licensing arrangement with Sony Music, Skaggs will release "Highways & Hea ...

  6. Skaggs, CrossCountry The Band, Isaacs Lead Pack At ICM Awards

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "We can't hide it under a bushel! An organization like this is a great way to do what you do and take it out into the world," Ricky Skaggs says of country artists being recognized for sharing their faith at the 14th annual Inspirati ...

  7. EverGreen Acquires Sidney Lawrence Catalog

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EverGreen Copyrights has acquired the Sidney Lawrence back catalog from veteran bluegrass songwriter/performer Sidney Cox. As part of the deal, EverGreen will administer the songs and additionally signed Cox to a publishing deal for new works goin ...

  8. Dailey & Vincent Lead IBMA Nominees

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Dailey & Vincent, the duo who burst onto the bluegrass scene just last year after years in supporting roles for other artists, lead all comers with 10 nominations for the upcoming International Bluegrass Music Awards, which will be held Oct. 2 ...

  9. AKUS, Blue Highway Lead IBMA Nominees

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Krauss nabs 11 nods. Alison Krauss and Union Station have scored an impressive 11 group and individual nominations for the upcoming International Bluegrass Association Awards, which will be held Sept. 28 in Nashville. Blue Highway claimed 10 nomin ...

  10. Scott Named GM At Skaggs' Companies

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will direct operations of label, management company. Charlotte Scott has been promoted to GM of Skaggs Family Records and sister management company RS Entertainment, both based in Hendersonville, Tenn., near Nashville. Scott reports to bluegrass a ...

  11. Krauss Leads Nominations For Bluegrass Awards

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alison Krauss + Union Station, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Blue Highway and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver each accumulated multiple nominations for the 16th Annual International Bluegrass Music Aw Alison Krauss + Union Station, Rhonda ...

  12. Nashville Scene

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A successful partnership with Alison Krauss + Union Station that resulted in the sale of more than 125,000 albums in just two months has executives at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store seeking other ar A successful partnership with Alison Krauss + ...

  13. On The Road

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST A sponsorship deal between Alison Krauss + Union Station and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store will link the restaurant chain with the bluegrass star and company for all of 2005. Read Ray Waddell's col A sponsorship deal between Alison Krauss ...

  14. Cracker Barrel To Sponsor Krauss Tour

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Alison Krauss & Union Station have signed a tour sponsorship deal with Lebanon, Tenn.-based restaurant chain Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Billboard.biz has learned. Alison Krauss & Union Station have signed a tour sponsorship deal ...

  15. Alison Krauss & Union Station

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST In her first studio date in three years, multi-Grammy Award honoree Alison Krauss stays true to her bluegrass roots. In her first studio date in three years, multi-Grammy Award honoree Alison Krauss stays true to her bluegrass roots. News Alison K ...

  16. McCoury Leads Bluegrass Awards

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bluegrass veteran Del McCoury won his ninth honor for entertainer of the year at the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards last night (Oct. 7) at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. McCoury Bluegrass veteran Del McCoury won his ninth hon ...

  17. Del McCoury Band Leads Bluegrass Noms

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Del McCoury Band tops the list of nominees for the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, set for Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, Ky. The awards show, hosted by Alison Krau The Del McCoury Band tops the list of nominees ...