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2003 IBMA Nominations
Entertainer of the Year

Alison Krauss & Union Station

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Del McCoury Band

Mountain Heart

Rhonda Vincent & the Rage.

Instrumental Group of the Year

Blue Highway

Alison Krauss & Union Station

Del McCoury Band

Mountain Heart

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Vocal Group of the Year

Alison Krauss & Union Station

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Del McCoury Band

Mountain Heart

IIIrd Tyme Out.

Male Vocalist of the Year

Ronnie Bowman

Del McCoury

Russell Moore

Tim O'Brien

Dan Tyminski.

Female Vocalist of the Year

Dale Ann Bradley

Alison Krauss

Patty Loveless

Lynn Morris

Rhonda Vincent.

Song of the Year

• "A Simple Life"

Artist: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Songwriter: Harley Allen



• "Anything Southbound"

Artist: Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time

Songwriters: Larry Cordle and Mike Anthony



• "Blue Train (of the Heartbreak Line)"

Artist: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Songwriter: John D. Loudermilk



• "Long Time Gone"

Artist: Dixie Chicks

Songwriter: Darrell Scott



• "Shape of a Tear"

Artist: Lynn Morris Band

Songwriter: Hugh Campbell


Album of the Year

Alison Krauss & Union Station Live

Alison Krauss & Union Station



Live at the Charleston Music Hall

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder



Shape of a Tear

Lynn Morris Band



Songs From the Workbench

Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time



Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Vol. III

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band featuring Matraca Berg, Sam Bush, June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash, Vassar Clements, Iris DeMent; Rodney Dillard, Jerry Douglas, Glen Duncan, Vince Gill, Josh Graves, Jamie Hanna, Emmylou Harris, Byron House, Alison Krauss, Taj Mahal, Jimmy Martin, Del McCoury, Robbie McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Jonathan McEuen, the Nashville Bluegrass Band, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Tony Rice, Earl Scruggs, Randy Scruggs, Ricky Skaggs, Doc Watson, Richard Watson, Glenn Worf and Dwight Yoakam


Emerging Artists of the Year

Nothin' Fancy

David Peterson & 1946

Pine Mountain Railroad

Kenny & Amanda Smith

Wildfire

Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year

Eye of the Storm

The Issacs



I'll Meet You in the Gloryland

Paul Williams & the Victory Trio



• "Lost as a Ball in High Weeds"

Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time



Singing on Streets of Gold

IIIrd Tyme Out



• "The Hand Made Cross"

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver


Instrumental Album of the Year

The Bluegrass Fiddle Album

Aubrey Haynie



Glen Duncan

Glen Duncan



I Rest My Case

Randy Howard



Kickin' Grass

Jesse Brock



Spider Bit the Baby

Kenny Baker.

Recorded Event of the Year

Christmas on the Mountain: A Bluegrass Christmas

Del McCoury Band, Doc Watson, Mac Wiseman, Cyndi Wheeler, Tim O'Brien, the Osborne Brothers, Ronnie McCoury and the GrooveGrass Boyz



Down the Old Plank Road: The Nashville Sessions

The Chieftains featuring Bela Fleck, Vince Gill, Patty Griffin, John Hiatt, Alison Krauss, Lyle Lovett, Martina McBride, Del McCoury Band, Buddy & Julie Miller, Tim O'Brien, Earl Scruggs, Ricky Skaggs, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings and Jeff White



Legacy

Doc Watson and David Holt



Old & in the Gray

David Grisman, Peter Rowan, Herb Pedersen and Bryn Bright



Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Vol. III

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band featuring Matraca Berg, Sam Bush, June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash, Vassar Clements, Iris DeMent; Rodney Dillard, Jerry Douglas, Glen Duncan, Vince Gill, Josh Graves, Jamie Hanna, Emmylou Harris, Byron House, Alison Krauss, Taj Mahal, Jimmy Martin, Del McCoury, Robbie McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Jonathan McEuen, the Nashville Bluegrass Band, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Tony Rice, Earl Scruggs, Randy Scruggs, Ricky Skaggs, Doc Watson, Richard Watson, Glenn Worf and Dwight Yoakam


Instrumental Performers of the Year

Banjo

Ron Block

J.D. Crowe

Rob McCoury

Jim Mills

Sammy Shelor

Bass

Barry Bales

Mike Bub

Terry Eldredge

Missy Raines

Marshall Wilborn

Dobro

Mike Auldridge

Jerry Douglas

Josh Graves

Rob Ickes

Phil Leadbetter

Fiddle

Jason Carter

Michael Cleveland

Stuart Duncan

Aubrey Haynie

Ron Stewart.

Guitar

Jim Hurst

Tony Rice

Bryan Sutton

Dan Tyminski

Doc Watson

Mandolin

Wayne Benson

Sam Bush

Mike Compton

Ronnie McCoury

Adam Steffey
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