Steve Martin
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Steve Martin
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers were named Entertainer of the Year at the 2011 International Bluegrass Music Awards on Thursday, September 29 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

The group had also received nominations for Album of the Year for Rare Bird Alert and Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year for the recording's title track. Martin also received a nomination for his liner notes for the album.

Other winners included Colin Escott, The Boxcars, The Gibson Brothers, Russell Moore, and Dale Ann Bradley.

Dolly Parton and the Grascals received a nomination for Song of the Year for "I Am Strong."

For more information, visit www.ibma.org.