Skaggs takes bluegrass Grammy

Grammy AwardYesterday’s (2 /9) Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album went to Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder for Honoring The Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947.

Congratulations to Ricky and the boys!

Alison Krauss and Robert Plant won 5 Grammies for their Raising Sand CD – Album Of The Year, Record Of The Year, Pop Collaboration With Vocals, Country Collaboration with Vocals, and Contemporary Folk/Americana Album.


B?©la Fleck & The Flecktones won the Best Pop Instrumental Album award for their Christmas-themed CD, Jingle All The Way.

Unfortunately, none of the other bluegrass or bluegrass-tinged artists or projects that received nominations went home with awards. Oh well… there’s always next year.

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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.