Success for Compass Records at Society for Preservation of Bluegrass Music Awards

Three Compass Records artists were winners at the 40th annual SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Awards. Dale Ann Bradley, Michael Cleveland and The Gibson Brothers took home awards on the night Dale Ann Bradley was again crowned Female Vocalist of the Year, this was her seventh time receiving the award following wins in 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008 and 2007 and 2001. “I am truly humbled to receive this award. Thank you to everyone for your support and I look forward to making the next album!” said Dale Ann. Michael Cleveland took home Fiddle Player of the Year, after an amazing performance with his band. “I want to say a huge thank you to everyone for the support and encouragement that you have shown! It would not be possible to do what we do without you all!” said Michael. Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper are the studio this month putting the finishing touches on their new album to be released on Compass Records in late spring 2014. Two-time reigning IBMA Entertainers of the Year, The Gibson Brothers, won the 2014 SPBGMA Song of the Year Award with They Called It Music, the title track from their most recent release which has held a top 10 spot on the Bluegrass Unlimited Chart for weeks. The Gibson Brothers are currently touring in support of the album. Compass Records has been called “one of the greatest independent labels of the last decade” by Billboard Magazine. The label is home to a diverse roster of artists including Colin Hay, The Gibson Brothers, Victor Wooten, Altan, BeauSoleil, AJ Croce and The Farewell Drifters.

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