Nashville, TN (February 1, 2022)
Billy Blue Records, one of today’s premier Bluegrass music labels launched by Jerry Salley under the umbrella of the venerable Daywind Music Group, dominated at the 47th Annual SPBGMA (Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music in America) Bluegrass Music Awards held in Nashville on Sunday, January 30th. Bluegrass stalwarts Donna Ulisse, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Alan Bibey and Grasstowne, and Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers pulled down key awards.
2022 SPBGMA Award Recipients for Billy Blue Records:
Donna Ulisse – Female Vocalist and Songwriter of the Year
Alan Bibey and Grasstowne – Instrumental Group and Mandolin Player of the Year (Alan Bibey)
Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers – Gospel Group and Bluegrass Band of the Year
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver – Vocal Group of the Year
“Thanks so very much to the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music in America for awarding our efforts. I’m so grateful that our Gospel music is touching the hearts of the bluegrass community. We’re certainly blessed and thankful! Randy, Jason, Adam, and Jeff have the years of experience that make our music matter. We try to provide a fun, yet professional, stage presentation every time we get an audience. I’m grateful to lead such an awesome group of entertainers.” —Joe Mullins
“The vision Jerry Salley brought to us, his ear for talent and great songs, and his hard work in training and overseeing the Billy Blue team portends a bright future for Billy Blue Records. I was honored to be with our artists last night to celebrate much-deserved recognition by the industry and their peers. To say we are proud is an understatement. We are just getting started.” —Ed Leonard
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