34th Blues Music Awards WINNERS!

11 May

34th Blues Music Awards WINNERS!

The BMA’s were held on Thursday night 5/9/13 down in Memphis TN, and here are this years winners…from Blues.org

Traditional Blues Album: Double Dynamite – The Mannish Boys
Instrumentalist-Bass: Bob Stroger
DVD: Eagle Rock Entertainment – Muddy Waters & Rolling Stones, Live at Checkerboard Lounge
Instrumentalist-Horn: Eddie Shaw
Soul Blues Female Artist: Irma Thomas
Acoustic Artist: Eric Bibb
Traditional Blues Male Artist: Magic Slim
Acoustic Album: Not Alone – Ann Rabson w/ Bob Margolin
Contemporary Blues Album: Show of Strength – Michael Burks
Gibson Guitar: Derek Trucks
Rock Blues Album: Everybody’s Talkin’ – Tedeschi Trucks Band
Band: Tedeschi Trucks Band
Instrumentalist-Harmonica: Rick Estrin
Instrumentalist-Drums: Cedric Burnside
Soul Blues Male Artist: Curtis Salgado
Pinetop Perkins Piano Player: Victor Wainwright
Contemporary Blues Male Artist: Tab Benoit
Historical: Bear Family Records for Plug It In! Turn It Up! Electric Blues by Various Artists
Soul Blues Album: Soul Shot – Curtis Salgado
Best New Artist Debut: They Call Me Big Llou – Big LLou Johnson
Contemporary Blues Female Artist: Janiva Magness
Koko Taylor Award (Traditional Blues Female): Ruthie Foster
Album: Show of Strength – Michael Burks
Song of the Year: “I Won’t Cry” written by Janiva Magness & Dave Darling – Stronger For It (Janiva Magness)


Congrats also to the many Artists and Bands that were nominated as well-you too are winners as well!

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