Alison Krauss and her band Union Station swept clean 14 nominations on Tuesday from the International Bluegrass Music Association, which holds its 16th annual awards show October 27 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. The nominations, given to Krauss and her group, individually or collectively, among others include Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year for "Lonely Runs Both Ways," Instrumental Group, Vocal Group, Song of the Year, Gospel Recorded Performance, Female Vocalist for Krauss, Male Vocalist for Dan Tyminski and Individual Instrumental nominations for Jerry Douglas (dobro), Barry Bales (bass) and Ron Block (banjo).
In time, Rhonda Vincent and her band The Rage also among nominees, got 8, while Doyle Lawson and his group Quicksilver got seven. Larry Sparks' album "40," which feature Krauss and Tyminski, was nominated for Album of the Year and Recorded Event of the Year. Other performers earning multiple nominations included Blue Highway, the Del McCoury Band, Mountain Heart, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder and Paul Williams.