Steve Martin receives top honour at Bluegrass awards

Last Updated: Oct 01, 2011, 12:38 PM IST

London: Actor Steve Martin has received top honour at the International Bluegrass Music Association Awards.

Actor turned banjo player, Martin was named entertainer of the year at the ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee, Thursday. He released his first album of banjo tunes in 2009.

"I want to thank all the other nominees... for losing," quoted him as saying.