Wczoraj w Memphis the Blues Foundation ogłosiła zwycięzców tegorocznych tzw. “Bluesowych Oscarów”, czyli Blues Music Awards. Oto pełna lista nagrodzonych:

B.B. King Entertainer of the Year – Tommy Castro
Album of the Year – Tommy Castro „Bluesman Came to Town”
Band of the Year -Tommy Castro & The Painkillers
Song of the Year – “I’d Climb Mountains,” written & performed by Selwyn Birchwood
Best Emerging Artist Album – „Live on Beale Street: A Tribute to Bobby “Blue” Bland, Rodd Bland and the Members Only Band
Acoustic Blues Album – „Dear America” Eric Bibb
Blues Rock Album – „Resurrection” Mike Zito
Contemporary Blues Album „662” , Kingfish
Soul Blues Album – „Long As I Got My Guitar”, Zac Harmon
Traditional Blues Album – „Pinky’s Blues”, Sue Foley
Acoustic Blues Artist – Keb’ Mo’
Blues Rock Artist – Albert Castiglia
Contemporary Blues Female Artist – Vanessa Collier
Contemporary Blues Male Artist – Christone “Kingfish” Ingram
Soul Blues Female Artist – Annika Chambers
Soul Blues Male Artist – Curtis Salgado
Traditional Blues Female Artist (Koko Taylor Award) – Sue Foley
Traditional Blues Male Artist -Taj Mahal
Instrumentalist/Bass – Danielle Nicole
Instrumentalist/Drums – Tom Hambridge
Instrumentalist/Guitar – Eric Gales
Instrumentalist/Harmonica – Jason Ricci
Instrumentalist/Horn – Jimmy Carpenter
Instrumentalist/Piano (Pinetop Perkins Piano Player Award) – Mike Finnigan
Instrumentalist/Vocals – John Nemeth