Pinecastle Records Artists Score a Total of 12 Nominations for IBMA’s International Bluegrass Music Awards Set for October 1

Nashville, Tenn. – The nominations were just announced for the 31st Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, and Pinecastle Records is excited to announce a total of 12 nominations for artists, songs and albums. For the first time ever, the show will take place virtually on October 1st, where all of the winners will be revealed. In addition, the World of Bluegrass event typically scheduled in Raleigh will also commence online this year as well, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more HERE!

It’s been a huge year for Pinecastle Records, releasing numerous critically-acclaimed projects, and introducing several next great Bluegrass acts to the national scene. After recently celebrating the 30-year anniversary since the launch of the label, the popularity has increased exponentially. Since IBMA last year alone, the official Pinecastle facebook page followers have grown by over 400%, surpassing millions of views for signed artists with its unique music-video centered approach.

Check out all the nominations below! 

Entertainer of the Year:
Sister Sadie

New Artist of the Year:
Merle Monroe

Female Vocalist of the Year: 
Dale Ann Bradley

Male Vocalist of the Year:
Danny Paisley

Vocal Group of the Year:
Sister Sadie

Resophonic Guitar Player of the Year:
Phil Leadbetter

Banjo Player of the Year:
Gena Britt
Scott Vestal

Fiddle Player of the Year:
Deanie Richardson

Gospel Recording of the Year:
“Because He Loved Me” – Dale Ann Bradley

Instrumental Recording of the Year:
“Soldier’s Joy” – Jesse McReynolds w/ Michael Cleveland

Collaborative Recording of the Year:
“On and On” – Gena Britt w/ Brooke Aldridge