Bluegrass Awards Winners

The duo of Dailey & Vincent took home an unprecedented seven honors, including Entertainer of the Year, at the International Bluegrass Music Awards in Nashville, Oct. 2.

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The star-studded program from the Ryman Auditorium was hosted by bluegrass legend Del McCoury and featured performances by Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, The Grascals, Female Vocalist of the Year Dale Ann Bradley and many others.

Here is the list of winners for the 2008 IBMA Awards.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Dailey & Vincent
VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Dailey & Vincent
INSTRUMENTAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Jamie Dailey
SONG OF THE YEAR
Dailey & Vincent
GOSPEL RECORDED PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
“By the Mark,” Jamie Dailey & Darrin Vincent
INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Sound of the Slide Guitar, Andy Hall
(artist and producer), Sugar Hill Records
RECORDED EVENT OF THE YEAR
Everett Lilly & Everybody and Their Brother, various artists
INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMERS OF THE YEAR
  • Banjo: Kristin Scott Benson
  • Bass: Barry Bales
  • Fiddle: Michael Cleveland
  • Dobro: Rob Ickes
  • Guitar: Josh Williams
  • Mandolin: Adam Steffey
BLUEGRASS HALL OF FAME
Charles Wolfe, Bill Clifton

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