Blue Highway was nominated yet again for "Vocal Group of the Year" at the 2021 IBMA Awards. Tim Stafford was nominated for Album of the Year with his late collaborator, Steve Gulley, for Still Here. Another tribute to Steve, “In the Resurrection Morning” by the studio group Sacred Reunion featuring Doyle Lawson, Vince Gill, Barry Abernathy, Tim Stafford, Mark Wheeler, Jim VanCleve, Phil Leadbetter, and Jason Moore was nominated for Gospel Recording of the Year as well as Collaborative Recording of the Year, while Tim's notes to Rebel Record's remastered release of Tony Rice's California Autumn record were nominated in the Liner Notes of the Year category.
Results of the balloting will be revealed at the IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards on Thursday, September 30, at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina. Awards are voted on by the professional membership of the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), the professional nonprofit association for the bluegrass music industry.