Blues Music Awards May 10th 2018

TAJ MAHAL, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD, ROBERT CRAY, NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALL-STARS, MAVIS STAPLES AND KEB’ MO’  NUMBER AMONG THE NOMINEES FOR THIS YEAR’S
BLUES MUSIC AWARDS

Taj Mahal nominated for three awards!                                                                                                            B.B. King Entertainer of the Year
Taj Mahal                                                                                                                                                             Bobby Rush
Michael Ledbetter
Rick Estrin
Sugaray Rayford

Contemporary Blues Album of the Year
TajMo – TajMo                                                                                                                                             Beth Hart – Fire on the Floor
Corey Dennison Band – Night After Night
Ronnie Baker Brooks – Times Have Changed
Selwyn Birchwood – Pick Your Poison

Song of The Year                                                                                                                                          
“The Blues Ain’t Going Nowhere” – written by Rick Estrin on Groovin’ In Greaseland
“Don’t Give Up On Love” – written by Scott Bomar and Don Bryant on Don’t Give Up on Love
“Don’t Leave Me Here” – written by Kevin R. Moore, Taj Mahal, and Gary Nicholson on TajMo
“Hate Take a Holiday” – written by Willie Walker, Anthony Paule, and Eugene Williams on After a While
“Prayer for Peace” – written by Luther Dickinson, Cody Dickinson, and Oteil Burbridge on Prayer For Peace