GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Bluegrass Album

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Best Bluegrass Album

 

63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2020)
 
winner
Billy Strings

Glenn Brown & Billy Strings, producers; Glenn Brown, engineer/mixer

nominees

Danny Barnes

Man On Fire

To Live In Two Worlds, Vol. 1

North Carolina Songbook

Matt Combs

The John Hartford Fiddle Tune Project, Vol. 1

(Various Artists)

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2019)
 
winner
Sean Sullivan, Jeff White

Tall Fiddler

Michael Cleveland, Sean Sullivan & Jeff White, producers; Michael Cleveland, Sean Sullivan & Jeff White, engineers/mixers

nominees

Doyle Lawson

Live In Prague, Czech Republic

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Toil, Tears & Trouble

Missy Raines

Royal Traveller

Frank Solivan

If You Can't Stand The Heat

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner
The Travelin' McCourys, Sean Sullivan

The Travelin' McCourys

The Travelin' McCourys, producers; Sean Sullivan, engineer/mixer

nominees

Mike Barnett

Portraits In Fiddles

Sister Sadie

Sister Sadie II

Special Consensus

Rivers And Roads

Wood & Wire

North Of Despair

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner
The Infamous Stringdusters

Laws Of Gravity

Billy Hume & The Infamous Stringdusters, producers; Billy Hume, engineer/mixer

winner

All The Rage - In Concert Volume One [Live]

Rhonda Vincent And The Rage, producers; Joey Crawford & Joe Martino, engineers/mixers

nominees

Fiddler's Dream

Bobby Osborne

Original

Noam Pikelny

Universal Favorite

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner
Mark O'Connor

Coming Home

O'Connor Band With Mark O'Connor

Gregg Field, producer; Neal Cappellino & Gregg Field, engineers/mixers

nominees

Blue Highway

Original Traditional

The Hazel And Alice Sessions

North By South

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner

The Muscle Shoals Recordings

The Steeldrivers, producer

nominees

Dale Ann Bradley

Pocket Full Of Keys

Before The Sun Goes Down

Man Of Constant Sorrow

Ralph Stanley & Friends

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner

The Earls Of Leicester

Bil VornDick, engineer/mixer

nominees

Rhonda Vincent

Only Me

Noam Pikelny

Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe

Bryan Sutton

Into My Own

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner
David Ferguson

The Streets Of Baltimore

David Ferguson, engineer/mixer

nominees

The Boxcars

It's Just A Road

Dailey & Vincent

Brothers Of The Highway

Della Mae

This World Oft Can Be

Three Chords And The Truth

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner

Nobody Knows You

Steep Canyon Rangers

Gary Paczosa & The Steep Canyon Rangers (Mike Guggino, Charles Humphrey, Woody Platt, Nicky Sanders & Graham Sharp), producers; Brandon Bell & Gary Paczosa, engineers/mixers

nominees

Dailey & Vincent

The Gospel Side Of

The Grascals

Life Finds A Way

Noam Pikelny

Beat The Devil And Carry A Rail

Special Consensus

Scratch Gravel Road

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner
Alison Krauss & Union Station

Alison Krauss & Union Station, producers; Neal Cappellino & Mike Shipley, engineers/mixers

nominees

Jim Lauderdale

Reason And Rhyme: Bluegrass Songs By Robert Hunter & Jim Lauderdale

Steve Martin

Old Memories: The Songs Of Bill Monroe

A Mother's Prayer

Chris Thile
,
Michael Daves

Sleep With One Eye Open

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Patty Loveless

Mountain Soul II

Emory L. Gordy, Jr., producer; Drew Bollman & George Massenburg, engineers/mixers

nominees

Sam Bush

Circles Around Me

Family Circle

Reckless

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner
Steve Martin, John McEuen

The Crow: New Songs For The Five-String Banjo

John McEuen, producer; Dae Bennett & Nick Sevilla, engineers/mixers

nominees

Michael Martin Murphey

Buckaroo Blue Grass

Bryan Sutton

Almost Live

Bryan Sutton And Friends

Rhonda Vincent

Destination Life

Jim Lauderdale

Could We Get Any Closer?

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
Ricky Skaggs

Honoring The Fathers Of Bluegrass: Tribute To 1946 And 1947

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

nominees

Cherryholmes

Cherryholmes III: Don't Believe

Del McCoury Band - Live At The 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

The Ultimate Collection / Live At The Ryman

Dan Tyminski

Wheels

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner
Jim Lauderdale, Randy Kohrs

The Bluegrass Diaries

Randy Kohrs, producer

nominees

Cherryholmes

Cherryholmes II Black And White

Lefty's Old Guitar

J. D. Crowe & The New South

Seldom Scene

Scenechronized

Tony Trischka

Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner

Lee Groitzsch & Brent King, engineers/mixers

nominees

The Grascals

Long List Of Heartaches

Jim Lauderdale

Bluegrass

Rhonda Vincent

All American Bluegrass Girl

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner

The Company We Keep

Del McCoury & Ronnie McCoury, producers; Neal Cappellino, engineer/mixer

nominees

Blue Highway

Marbletown

Cherryholmes

Cherryholmes

The Grascals

The Grascals

Rhonda Vincent

Ragin' Live

Rhonda Vincent And The Rage

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner
Ricky Skaggs

Brand New Strings

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Ricky Skaggs, producer; Brent King, engineer/mixer

nominees

A Tribute To Jimmy Martin "The King Of Bluegrass"

(Various Artists)

Lynn Anderson

The Bluegrass Sessions

Nashville Bluegrass Band

Twenty Year Blues

Ralph Stanley II

Carrying On

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
Alison Krauss & Union Station, Jerry Douglas, Dan Tyminski

Barry Bales, Ron Block, Jerry Douglas, Alison Krauss & Dan Tyminski, producers; Gary Paczosa, engineer/mixer

nominees

It's Just The Night

Ricky Skaggs

Live At The Charleston Music Hall

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Christmas On The Mountain - A Bluegrass Christmas

(Various Artists)

Rhonda Vincent

One Step Ahead

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner
Jim Lauderdale

Lost In The Lonesome Pines

Jim Lauderdale, producer; David Castle, engineer/mixer

nominees

Jelly On My Tofu

The Hard Game Of Love

Ralph Stanley II

Stanley Blues

Ralph Stanley

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner
Alison Krauss & Union Station, Jerry Douglas, Dan Tyminski

Barry Bales, Ron Block, Jerry Douglas, Alison Krauss & Dan Tyminski, producers

nominees

Patty Loveless

Mountain Soul

Dolly Parton

Little Sparrow

History Of The Future

Clinch Mountain Sweethearts

Ralph Stanley (& Friends)

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner
Dolly Parton

The Grass Is Blue

Steve Buckingham, producer; Gary Paczosa, engineer/mixer

nominees

Nickel Creek

Nickel Creek (Album)

Ricky Skaggs

Big Mon - The Songs Of Bill Monroe (Album)

Fair Weather (Album)

Murder On Music Row (Album)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner
Ricky Skaggs

Ancient Tones

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

nominees

Sam Bush
,
David Grisman
,
Jesse McReynolds
,
Bobby Osborne
,
Ricky Skaggs
,
Frank Wakefield
Jim Lauderdale

I Feel Like Singing Today (Album)

Béla Fleck

The Bluegrass Sessions - Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Volume 2 (Album)

Steve Earle

The Mountain

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
Ricky Skaggs

Bluegrass Rules!

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

nominees

Clinch Mountain Country (Album)

Ralph Stanley And Friends

Sam Bush
,
Marty Stuart

Home Sweet Home (Album)

(Doc And Merle Watson) With Sam Bush, Marty Stuart, T. Michael Coleman And Alan O'Bryant

Nashville Bluegrass Band

American Beauty (Album)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
Alison Krauss & Union Station

nominees

Age Of Innocence (Album)

Sales Tax Toddle (Album)

Short Life Of Trouble (Album)

Silver And Gold (Album)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

True Life Blues - The Songs Of Bill Monroe

(Various Artists)

nominees

Tim O'Brien

Red On Blonde (Album)

The Cold Hard Facts

The Stanley Tradition - Tribute To A Bluegrass Legacy (Album)

(Various Artists)

Peter Rowan

Bluegrass Boy (Album)

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
Nashville Bluegrass Band

Unleashed

nominees

Rose Maddox

$35 And A Dream (Album)

Beyond The City (Album)

Byron Berline

Fiddle And A Song (Album)

Moonlighter (Album)

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner

The Great Dobro Sessions

(Various Artists)

nominees

A Deeper Shade Of Blue

Flashback (Album)

Seldom Scene

Like We Used To Be (Album)

When The Roses Bloom In Dixieland (Album)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
Nashville Bluegrass Band

Waitin' For The Hard Times To Go

nominees

Saturday Night (And Sunday Morning) (Album)

Blue Diamond (Album)

Stuart Duncan

Stuart Duncan (Album)

Tony Rice Plays And Sings Bluegrass (Album)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner
Alison Krauss

Every Time You Say Goodbye

Alison Krauss & Union Station

nominees

David Grisman
,
Herb Pedersen
,
Red Allen
,
Jerry Garcia
Larry Cordle

Larry Cordle, Glen Duncan And Lonesome Standard Time (Album)

Larry Cordle, Glen Duncan And Lonesome Standard Time

Seldom Scene

Scene 20 - 20th Anniversary Concert (Album)

Jerry Douglas

Slide Rule (Album)

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner

Spring Training

Carl Jackson & John Starling (With The Nash Ramblers)

nominees

Hillbilly Fever (Album)

Nashville Bluegrass Band

Home Of The Blues (Album)

Music Among Friends (Album)

Simple Pleasures (Album)

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner
Alison Krauss

I've Got That Old Feeling

nominees

Darlin' Boys (Track)

Mac Wiseman

Grassroots To Bluegrass (Album)

Hot Rize

Take It Home (Album)

Nashville Bluegrass Band

The Boys Are Back In Town (Album)

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Bruce Hornsby

nominees

Alison Krauss & Union Station

Two Highways (Album)

At The Old Schoolhouse (Album)

Bill Monroe

Bill Monroe And The Bluegrass Boys Live At The Opry (Album)

Heartbreak Hotel (Album)

Eddie Adcock
,
Jesse McReynolds

The Masters (Album)

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner
Bill Monroe

Southern Flavor

nominees

Béla Fleck

Drive (Album)

Seldom Scene

Fifteenth Anniversary Celebration, Live At The Kennedy Center (Album)

The Seldom Scene And Their Very Special Guests

David Grisman

Home Is Where The Heart Is (Album)

Peter Rowan

New Moon Rising (Album)

Peter Rowan And The Nashville Bluegrass