Congratulations to Compass Records' IBMA candidates for nomination

July 15, 2014

Please consider the following Compass Records candidates for nominations when you cast your vote on the IBMA Awards Second Ballot.  A complete list of our candidates follows below:

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Claire Lynch Band
Dale Ann Bradley
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
Special Consensus

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
The Bankesters
Claire Lynch Band
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Special Consensus

INSTRUMENTAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
Special Consensus
 
SONG OF THE YEAR
 
"Dear Sister"
Performed by: Claire Lynch
Written by: Louisa Branscomb, Claire Lynch

"The Letter"
Performed by: Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Written by: Wayne Carson Thompson

"Wild Montana Skies"
Performed by: Special Consensus with Claire Lynch and Rob Ickes
Written by: John Denver
 
ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Country Boy: A Bluegrass Tribute to John Denver
Special Consensus & Friends
 
Love Has Wheels
The Bankesters
 
Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe
Noam Pikelny
 
When We Fall
Rebecca Frazier
 
INSTRUMENTAL RECORDED PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

"Country Boy"
Special Consensus with Michael Cleveland, Buddy Spicher and Alison Brown

"Virginia Coastline"
Rebecca Frazier
 
EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
The Bankesters
Rebecca Frazier

RECORDED EVENT OF THE YEAR

"Keeping It Between the Lines"
Peter Rowan with Bobby Osborne, Jesse McReynolds, Ronnie McCoury, Del McCoury

"Wild Montana Skies"
Special Consensus with Claire Lynch & Rob Ickes
 
MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Frank Solivan
Larry Stephenson
 
FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Claire Lynch
Dale Ann Bradley
Rebecca Frazier
 
BANJO PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Greg Cahill
Mike Munford
Noam Pikelny

BASS PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Danny Booth
Missy Raines
Todd Phillips
Mark Schatz

FIDDLE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Michael Cleveland
 
DOBRO PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Phil Leadbetter
 
GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Chris Luquette
Dustin Benson
Matt Wingate
Rebecca Frazier

MANDOLIN PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Frank Solivan
Larry Stephenson
Rick Faris


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