Billy Strings, Molly Tuttle nominated

  • The International Bluegrass Music Association announced Bluegrass Music Awards nominees Tuesday.
  • Billy Strings, Molly Tuttle, Po’ Ramblin’ Boys and more earned nods for the 2022 ceremony.
  • The association also confirmed the 2022 Bluegrass Music Call of Fame class.

Nominees for the 2022 Bluegrass Music Awards include red-hot newcomers alongside tried-and-true lifetime pickers. 

Modern firebrand Billy Strings, fast-playing songwriter Molly Tuttle, living legend Del McCoury, traditional bluegrass band Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, award-winning outfit Sister Sadie and more earned nominations for the annual show, the International Bluegrass Music Association announced Tuesday. 

The 2022 Bluegrass Music Awards take place Sept. 29 in Raleigh, North Carolina. 

Tuttle, Strings, McCoury, Po’ Ramblin’ Boys and Sister Sadie compete for Entertainer of the Year, top prize awarded by the association. Strings took home the honor in 2021; Sister Sadie scored Entertainer of the Year in 2020. 

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