Nashville, Tn -- KCA Artists is pleased to announce that Sierra Hull has been nominated 2013 IBMA Mandolin Player of the Year. This makes Sierra's sixth nomination for the title. She remains the first female mandolin player to be nominated for this award, and is also the youngest with her first nomination coming to her at the ripe old age of sixteen. Sierra is grateful for the nomination, and says, "Its always such an honor to even be thought of and considered alongside some of my heroes!!" The IBMA Awards will take place in Raleigh, NC on Thursday, September 26th. Sierra is included in the event as an award presenter. Keep up with Sierra by visiting her Facebook page.