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Quotables: Steve Martin — and His Banjo — Win Big

Photo: Steve Martin accepts his International Bluegrass award.

“I want to thank all the other nominees. For losing.”

Steve Martin, on his IBMA Entertainer of the Year win.

Congratulations are in order for Steve Martin! The banjo-pickin’ comedian sure must feel validated: last night, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers were named Entertainer of the Year, the top award bestowed at the annual International Bluegrass Music Awards.

In 2007, performing with freaking Bela Fleck: