IBMA Announces Music Awards Nominees and Class of 2022 Hall of Fame Inductees
The nominees for the 33rd annual IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards were announced today (July 26), along with the class of 2022 Hall of Fame inductees. The winners will be revealed at the IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards on September 29 at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Artists receiving Artist of the Year nominations include Billy Strings, Del McCoury Band, The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, Sister Sadie, and Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway. Vocal Group of the Year nominees include Balsam, Blue Highway, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver range, Del McCoury Band and Sister Sadie. A full list of nominees can be found here.
Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Norman Blakebroadcast pioneer and artist Paul “Moon” Mullinsand Grammy winner Peter Rowan were announced as the 2022 inductees into the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 29 during the IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards. For more information on each of this year’s inductees, Click here.
Additionally, five organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to bluegrass will receive the IBMA Distinguished Achievement Award: flatpicking innovator. Dan Crary, forward-thinking roots music organization FreshGrass Foundation, revered banjo creator/musician Steve Huber, the legendary Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Will the circle be unbrokenand leaders in online education Peghead Nation.