Friday, October 29, 2010

2010 Blues Blast Music Awards Announced

The 2010 Blues Blast Music Awards were announced Thursday night October 29th, at Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago. The awards are conducted by Blues Blast Magazine out of Illinois and are based on voting by blues fans and others who subcribe to the magazine.

Best Contemporary Blues Recording -Nick Moss - Privileged

Best Traditional Blues Recording - Mississippi Heat - Let's Live It Up

Best Blues Song - The Kilborn Alley Blues Band - "Better Off Now"

Best Blues Band - Tommy Castro Band

Better Off NowBest Male Blues Artist - Magic Slim

Best Female Blues Artist - Shemekia Copeland

Best New Artist Debut Recording - Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers - How Much Woman Can You Stand?

Sean Costello Rising Star Award - The Cash Box Kings

How Much Woman Can You Stand2010 Lifetime Achievement Award - Otis Rush

Congratulations to all the winners!

The audio stream of the awards show were broadcast live by WGLT Blues 24/7. WGLT is re-broadcasting the awards show the night of October 30th, 2010. You can listen to them online starting at 7PM Central time by visiting Hopefully WGLT will keep an archive of the show too so it can be heard anytime!

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