BREAKING: 2018 Blues Music Award nominees announced: Taj Mahal, Mavis Staples, Keb’ Mo’, N. Mississippi Allstars among nominees.

JUST ANNOUNCED!

Jan.9th 2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The nominees for the 39th Annual Blues Music Awards represent a prestigious collection of acclaimed performers and rising stars that reflect the breadth and diversity of today’s blues music scene. It encompasses North Mississippi All-Stars’ updated Hill Country stomps and Mavis Staples’ gospel-infused soul as well as Taj Mahal’s eclectic global fusion and Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s fiery blues rock. The Blues Music Awards, which is universally recognized as the top accolade afforded blues musicians, upholds blues’ rich cultural traditions while every year honoring the exceptional achievements in performances, recordings and songwriting.

 

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