Sunday, August 27, 2017

Blues Blast Music Awards 2017 Winners

Samantha Fish’s Chills & Fever
The Blues Blast Music Awards are sponsored every year by Blues Blast Magazine, a free weekly Internet blues zine with over 37,000 subscribers in all 50 U.S. states and more than 90 countries worldwide. Each year’s nominees are decided upon by a group of blues music industry professionals including music critics, festival promoters, producers, and musicians who choose the best of the blues in a dozen categories. Blues Blast Magazine subscribers then vote on the winners – one vote per subscriber – the winners announced this weekend.

The Reverend offers congratulations to all the below-listed winners of this year’s awards, and if you want to participate in voting for next year’s award winners, get over to Blues Blast Magazine and sign up for your free subscription and check out the full list of this year’s nominees.

Contemporary Blues Album
Samantha Fish’s Chills & Fever
Traditional Blues Album
Mississippi Heat’s Cab Driving Man

Walter Trout’s Alive In AmsterdamSoul Blues Album
Thornetta Davis’s Honest Woman

Rock Blues Album
Mike Zito’s Make Blues Not War

Acoustic Blues Album

Fiona Boyes’ Professin’ The Blues

Live Blues Recording
Walter Trout’s Alive In Amsterdam

Historical or Vintage Recording
Roy Buchanan’s The Genius of the Guitar - His Early Recordings

New Artist Debut Album
Southern Avenue’s Southern Avenue

Roy Buchanan’s The Genius of the Guitar - His Early Recordings
Blues Band
Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials

Male Blues Artist
John Mayall

Female Blues Artist
Beth Hart

Sean Costello Rising Star Award
Southern Avenue

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