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BMI Bluegrass Leaders Sweep 2012 IBMA Awards

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From News, posted 10.05.12 BMI’s bluegrass family swept the 23rd annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, winning a commanding 89% of the trophies handed out on September 27 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. From The Gibson Brothers, who clinched the Entertainer of the Year Crown, and Bluegrass Hall of Fame inductees Doyle Lawson and Ralph Rinzler,… Read more...


BMI Bluegrass Leaders Take Overwhelming Majority of 2012 IBMA Nods

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From News, posted 8.17.12 BMI’s bluegrass family is poised to sweep the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Awards, continuing the traditional dominance of BMI’s historically deep bluegrass roster. With nine nods, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out lead the pack of nominees, followed closely by Alison Krauss & Union Station with eight nominations, and Blue… Read more...


Remembering Doc Watson: 1923-2012

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From News, posted 5.30.12 Doc Watson, a virtuosic guitarist and beloved member of BMI’s songwriting family, died on Tuesday, May 29 in Winston-Salem, N.C. He was 89. Watson’s interpretations of old-time music, along with his signature flat-picking, mesmerized the entire nation, became a defining bridge between his native Appalachia and the 60’s folk movement,… Read more...