The biggest night on the bluegrass calendar, featuring once-in-a-lifetime moments and outstanding performances by the best in bluegrass.
Entertainer of the Year – Balsam Range, Billy Strings, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The Del McCoury Band, The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys
Vocal Group of the Year – Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Balsam Range, Blue Highway, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Sister Sadie
Instrumental Group of the Year – Appalachian Road Show, Billy Strings, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, The Infamous Stringdusters, The Travelin’ McCourys
New Artist of the Year – Appalachian Road Show, Carolina Blue, Gina Furtado Project, High Fidelity, Merle Monroe
The Stoneman Family
Founded by the IBMA in 1991, the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame (initially named of “Hall of Honor”) is the bluegrass music industry’s tribute to the pioneers of the music and the people who have made it great.
Recognizing outstanding achievement and pioneering efforts in bluegrass music.
Honoring forerunners and ambassadors for bluegrass music.
Recognizing outstanding work in non-performing industry categories.
Recognizing artists and business people who are in the early years of their careers.