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27 - Jul - 2017

Five Alligator Artists Nominated For 11 Living Blues Awards

By Rod Cortez from Feel the Blues

Living Blues magazine has announced the nominees for the 2017 Living Blues Readers’ Awards. Five Alligator Records artists received a total of 11 nominations. Toronzo Cannon received four, Shemekia Copeland, Curtis Salgado and Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials each received two nominations. Marcia Ball received one.

Winners will be announced in August.


TORONZO CANNON:
Blues Artist Of The Year (Male)
Most Outstanding Musician (Guitar)
Best Live Performer
Best Blues Album Of 2016 (New Recordings) – The Chicago Way


SHEMEKIA COPELAND:
Blues Artist Of The Year (Female)
Most Outstanding Blues Singer


CURTIS SALGADO:
Blues Artist Of The Year (Male)
Best Blues Album Of 2016 (New Recordings) – The Beautiful Lowdown


LIL’ ED & THE BLUES IMPERIALS:
Best Live Performer
Best Blues Album Of 2016 (New Recordings) –
The Big Sound Of Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials


MARCIA BALL:
Most Outstanding Musician (Keyboard)