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2016 IBMA Momentum Award Winners Announced

Lil’ SmokiesNashville, TN -- The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the for the 2016 Momentum Awards which were handed out at a luncheon at the World of Bluegrass Business Conference, Wednesday, September 28, at the Raleigh Convention Center in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. The Momentum Awards focus on artists and industry people who are in the early stages of their bluegrass music careers. Performance awards go to one band, one vocalist and three instrumentalists, while three industry awards go to a Mentor, Industry Achiever and a Festival/Venue/Event.

IBMA Announces Momentum Awards Finalists

Momentum AwardNashville, TN -- The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the finalists for the Momentum Awards which will be handed out at a luncheon at the World of Bluegrass Business Conference, Wednesday, September 28, at the Raleigh Convention Center in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. The Momentum Awards focus on artists and industry people who are in the early stages of their bluegrass music careers. Performance awards go to one band, one vocalist and three instrumentalists, while three industry awards go to a Mentor, Industry Achiever and a Festival/Venue/Event.

IBMA is Seeking Submissions for 2016 Momentum Awards

Momentum AwardNashville, TN -- The IBMA Momentum Awards focus on artists and bluegrass business people who are in the early years of their careers in bluegrass music. The awards are split into two categories — performance awards and industry awards. Performance awards go to one band, one vocalist and three instrumentalists. Three Industry related Momentum Awards are given out each year as well, recognizing a Mentor, an Industry Achiever and a Festival/Venue/Event.

AirPlay Direct To Present Momentum Awards At IBMA's WOB 2015

IBMA World of Bluegrass 2015Nashville, TN -- AirPlay Direct is proud to present this year’s IBMA Momentum Awards for Vocalist & Band of the Year. AirPlay Direct will be co-sponsoring the IBMA Momentum Awards for the 3rd year in a row. Robert Weingartz, Chairman – AirPlay Direct, and Lynda Weingartz, CEO – AirPlay Direct will be introducing Gold Heart for their performance during the awards luncheon, and will then present the 2015 IBMA Momentum Awards for Vocalist and Band of the Year.

AirPlay Direct Co-Sponsors IBMA Conference & IBMA Momentum Awards

IBMA AwardsNashville, TN -- Robert Weingartz, Chairman & Creator of AirPlay Direct announced, “AirPlay Direct is proud of our on-going strategic partnership with the IBMA. We are excited about our previous involvement with and co-sponsorship of IBMA “Momentum Awards” for 2014, and looking forward to the same level of involvement and participation in 2015. Listed below are the winners of the various IBMA “Momentum Awards” for 2014. Each artist “Momentum Award” recipient was also awarded an AirPlay Direct “Marketing & Awareness” package to promote and market their music to APD’s 9,700+ radio station members globally.”

Balsam Range Garners Two More IBMA Nominations

Balsam RangeThe International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the nominees for the Momentum Awards. Each artist was chosen by committees through a multi-stage process involving both musicians and music industry leaders.

IBMA’s Momentum Awards Nominees Announced

Sarah HarrisNashville, TN -- The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) announced the nominees for this year’s Momentum Awards; the nominees were announced today through the bluegrass organization’s social media sites. The winners of the 2014 Momentum Awards will be presented with their awards at a luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 1 in Raleigh, North Carolina, as part of IBMA’s World of Bluegrass event, September 30-October 4.

IBMA Bluegrass Music Momentum Awards Announced

Danny Clark Momentum AwardRaleigh, NC -- The Momentum Awards were presented at the Showcase Luncheon on Wednesday, September 25 during the International Bluegrass Music Association's (IBMA) World of Bluegrass event in Raleigh, North Carolina. These awards began last year when the IBMA inaugurated the IBMA Momentum Awards after a year of close input, analysis, and preparation. These awards are meant to recognize musicians and industry professionals in the early stages of their bluegrass careers. It is not a peoples’ choice, popularity or member-voted award, but a juried award by notable peers. Input from all constituencies is considered by said jury. Essentially, the Momentum Awards recognize the best “up and comers."

Town Mountain & Lead Vocalist Robert Greer Win IBMA Momentum Awards

Town MountainAsheville, NC -- Congratulations to Town Mountain and their lead vocalist Robert Greer on winning 2013 IBMA Momentum Awards. Robert Greer takes home the Momentum Award for “Vocalist of the Year” and Town Mountain takes the honor for “Band of the Year.” The awards cap off a year of fantastic growth for the band which began with the release of their sophomore Pinecastle album, Leave the Bottle.

International Bluegrass Music Association Momentum Awards Seeks Nominees

Momentum AwardNashville, TN (July 17, 2013) - Last year, the International Bluegrass Music Association inaugurated the IBMA Momentum Awards after a year of close input, analysis, and preparation. These awards are meant to recognize musicians and industry professionals in the early stages of their bluegrass careers. It is not a peoples’ choice, popularity or member-voted award, but a juried award by notable peers. Input from all constituencies is considered by said jury. Essentially, the Momentum Awards recognize the best “up and comers.”

AirPlay Direct Connects with International Bluegrass Music Conference

IBMA Awards and AirPlay DirectAirPlay Direct is proud to have participated in, and to have had such a prominent involvement at the IBMA’S World of Bluegrass Conference 2012. The IBMA announced a new annual slate of awards designed to recognize promising new talent in bluegrass music. AirPlay Direct provided prize packages for AirPlay Direct services to the award recipients in the music categories for the new IBMA Momentum Awards. Congratulations to all that received this wonderful new award.

Congratulations to the 2012 IBMA Momentum Award Recipients

IBMA TrophyThe International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) announced a new annual slate of awards on new talent in bluegrass music. This week, the IBMA’s new Momentum Awards, designed to recognize promising new talent, are being presented at IBMA's World of Bluegrass. This year’s recipients of the Momentum Awards – which focus on artists and business people who are in the early years of their careers in bluegrass music have been announced.

IBMA Announces “Momentum Award” Recognizing Emerging Artistic and Industry Talent

Momentum AwardThe International Bluegrass Music Association is proud to announce a new annual slate of awards designed to recognize promising new talent in bluegrass music. The IBMA Momentum Awards will be presented to an inaugural group of recipients at World of Bluegrass 2012 in Nashville, September 24-30.

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