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More IBMA Nominations for Billy Blue Records Family

Nashville, TENN — The team at Nashville’s Billy Blue Records is delighted to extend congratulations to its nominees in the IBMA Industry and Momentum Awards, announced 7/31/20 by office of the International Bluegrass Music Association. Picking up nominations are:

Momentum Band of the Year 
Seth Mulder & Midnight Run

Mentor of the Year
Alan Bibey
Rick Lang

Graphic Designer of the Year
Eric Barie
Carla Wehby

Songwriter of the Year
Jerry Salley
Donna Ulisse

The  IBMA Industry Awards and IBMA Momentum Awards will be presented during the IBMA’s Virtual World of Bluegrass event, September 28-October 3.

“We’re so proud of our team and artists,” says Jerry Salley, Creative and A&R Director, Billy Blue Records. “It’s great to be part of an association that recognizes industry professionals and rising stars as well as high profile acts and professionals.”

It was previously announced that BBR artists and recorded projects garnered 14 nominations in 10 categories in this year’s IBMA Awards program.

Additional details for IBMA World of Bluegrass 2020 virtual events is available from worldofbluegrass.org and ibma.org.

ABOUT BILLY BLUE RECORDS
Billy Blue Records is a boutique bluegrass label, home to an award-winning roster of artists including Alan Bibey and Grasstowne, Appalachian Road Show, Carolina Blue, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Donna Ulisse, Jason Barie, Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Seth Mulder & Midnight Run, and the Grammy-nominated recording “Gonna Sing Gonna Shout.”  Founded in 2018 by Jerry Salley, Ed Leonard, and Dottie Leonard Miller, Billy Blue is distributed to retail by the Orchard (Sony) and New Day Distribution.

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