And the Bluegrass Grammy goes to…

50th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 2008 Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album goes to Jim Lauderdale for The Bluegrass Diaries.

Jim introduced his producer, Randy Kohrs, as he was accepting the award, and recognized all the pickers on the album by name. He also referenced each of the other nominees (Seldom Scene, Cherryholmes, JD Crowe & The New South and Tony Trischka), and paid his respects for their contributions.

Congrats, Jim.

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John Lawless

John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.