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Blues Music Award

The Blues Music Awards are awards presented by the Blues Foundation, a non-profit organization set up to foster blues heritage. [1]

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Award

An award is something given to a person, a group of people, or an organization to recognize their excellence in a certain field; a certificate of excellence.

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Billy Boy Arnold

William "Billy Boy" Arnold (born September 16, 1935, Chicago, Illinois) is an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter.

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Blues

Blues is a genre and musical form that originated in African-American communities in the "Deep South" of the United States around the end of the 19th century.

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Blues Foundation

The Blues Foundation is an American nonprofit corporation, headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, that is affiliated with more than 175 Blues organizations from various parts of the world.

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BLUESAmericana

BLUESAmericana is the twelfth studio album by Keb' Mo'.

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Bob Corritore

Bob Corritore (born September 27, 1956) is an American electric blues harmonicist, songwriter and record producer.

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Bob Stroger

Bob Stroger (born December 27, 1930) is an American electric blues bass guitarist, singer and songwriter.

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Bobby Rush (musician)

Bobby Rush (born November 10, 1933, Homer, Louisiana, United States) is an American blues musician, composer and singer.

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Bryan Lee

Bryan Lee (born March 16, 1943, Two Rivers, Wisconsin) is an American blues guitarist and singer based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Buddy Guy

George "Buddy" Guy (born July 30, 1936) is an American blues guitarist and singer.

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Cedric Burnside

Cedric O. Burnside (born August 26, 1978)Jefferson interview.

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Charlie Musselwhite

Charles Douglas "Charlie" Musselwhite (born January 31, 1944) is an American electric blues harmonica player and bandleader, one of the non-black bluesmen who came to prominence in the early 1960s, along with Mike Bloomfield and Paul Butterfield.

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Deanna Bogart

Deanna Bogart (born September 5, 1959, Washington, D.C., United States) is an American blues singer, pianist, and saxophone player.

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Derek Trucks

Derek Trucks (born June 8, 1979) is an American guitarist, songwriter and founder of the Grammy Award-winning The Derek Trucks Band.

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Diunna Greenleaf

Diunna Greenleaf (born October 6, 1957) is an African American blues singer and songwriter.

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Doug MacLeod (musician)

Doug MacLeod (born April 21, 1946, New York City, United States) is an American storytelling bluesman.

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Dr. John

Malcolm John "Mac" Rebennack (born November 21, 1940), better known by the stage name Dr.

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Eddie Shaw

Eddie Shaw (born March 20, 1937 in Stringtown, Mississippi, United States) is an American Chicago blues tenor saxophonist.

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Elvin Bishop

Elvin Richard Bishop (born October 21, 1942) is an American blues and rock musician and guitarist.

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Gary Clark, Jr.

Gary Lee Clark, Jr. (born February 15, 1984) is an American guitarist and actor based in Austin, Texas.

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Hubert Sumlin

Hubert Charles Sumlin (November 16, 1931 – December 4, 2011) was a Chicago blues guitarist and singer, best known for his "wrenched, shattering bursts of notes, sudden cliff-hanger silences and daring rhythmic suspensions" as a member of Howlin' Wolf's band.

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Irma Thomas

Irma Thomas (born February 18, 1941, Ponchatoula, Louisiana, United States) is an American singer from New Orleans.

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James Cotton

James Cotton (born July 1, 1935) is an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, who has performed and recorded with many of the great blues artists of his time as well as with his own band.

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James Harman

James Harman (born June 8, 1946, Anniston, Alabama, United States) is an American blues harmonica player, singer, and songwriter.

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Janiva Magness

Janiva Magness (born January 30, 1957) is an American blues and soul singer and songwriter.

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Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa (born May 8, 1977) is an American blues rock musician, singer and songwriter.

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John Németh

John Németh (born 1975) is an American electric blues and soul harmonicist, singer, and songwriter.

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John P. Hammond

John Paul Hammond (born November 13, 1942, New York City, United States) is an American blues singer and guitarist.

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Johnny Winter

John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014), known as Johnny Winter, was an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer.

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Keb' Mo'

Keb' Mo' (born Kevin Moore, October 3, 1951) is a three-time American Grammy Award-winning blues musician.

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Kenny Wayne Shepherd (born Kenny Wayne Brobst; June 12, 1977) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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Kim Wilson

Kim Wilson (born January 6, 1951) is an American blues singer and harmonica player.

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Lap steel guitar

The lap steel guitar is a type of steel guitar, an instrument derived from and similar to the guitar.

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Lisa Mann

Lisa Mann is an American electric blues bassist, songwriter and singer.

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Living Proof (Buddy Guy album)

Living Proof is Buddy Guy's 26th studio album.

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Lurrie Bell

Lurrie Bell (born Lurrie C. Bell, December 13, 1958, Chicago, Illinois, United States) is an American blues guitarist and singer.

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Luther Allison

Luther Allison (August 17, 1939 – August 12, 1997) was an American blues guitarist.

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Marcia Ball

Marcia Ball (born March 20, 1949, Orange, Texas) is an American blues singer and pianist, born in Orange, Texas who was raised in Vinton, Louisiana.

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Mark Hummel

Mark Hummel (born December 15, 1955, New Haven, Connecticut) is a Grammy nominated Blues Music Award winning American blues harmonica player, vocalist, songwriter, and long-time bandleader of The Blues Survivors.

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Matt Hill (musician)

Matt Hill (born June 17, 1985) is an American electric blues singer, guitarist and songwriter.

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Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County.

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Mud Morganfield

Larry "Mud" Morganfield (born 1954) is an American blues singer and the eldest son of Muddy Waters.

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Nonprofit organization

A nonprofit organization (NPO, also known as a non-business entity) is an organization that uses its surplus revenues to further achieve its purpose or mission, rather than distributing its surplus income to the organization's directors (or equivalents) as profit or dividends.

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OffBeat (music magazine)

OffBeat is a monthly music magazine in New Orleans, Louisiana first published in 1988.

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Pinetop Perkins

Joseph William Perkins (July 7, 1913 – March 21, 2011), known by the stage name Pinetop Perkins, was an American blues pianist.

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Ronnie Earl

Ronnie Earl (born Ronald Horvath, March 10, 1953, Queens, New York, United States) is an American blues guitarist and music instructor.

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Royal Southern Brotherhood

Royal Southern Brotherhood is an American blues and blues rock supergroup, consisting of singer and percussionist Cyril Neville, vocalist and guitarist Devon Allman, vocalist and guitarist Mike Zito, drummer Yonrico Scott, and bassist Charlie Wooton.

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Ruthie Foster

Ruthie Foster is an American singer-songwriter of blues and folk music.

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Selwyn Birchwood

Selwyn Birchwood (born March 9, 1985) is an American blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter from Tampa, Florida.

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Shawn Holt & the Teardrops

Shawn Holt & the Teardrops are an American blues band, which formed in 2013 following the death of the outfit's former leader, Magic Slim.

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Solomon Burke

Solomon Burke (March 21, 1940 – October 10, 2010) was an American recording artist and vocalist, who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues as one of the founding fathers of soul music in the 1960s and a "key transitional figure in the development of soul music from rhythm and blues.

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Sonny Rhodes

Sonny Rhodes (born Clarence Edward Smith, November 3, 1940, Smithville, Texas) is an American blues singer and lap steel guitar player.

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Step Back (album)

Step Back is an album by blues guitarist and singer Johnny Winter.

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Sugar Ray Norcia

Sugar Ray Norcia (born Raymond Alan Norcia, June 6, 1954, Stonington, Connecticut, United States) is an American electric and soul blues singer and harmonica player.

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Susan Tedeschi

Susan Tedeschi (born November 9, 1970) is an American blues and soul musician known for her singing voice, guitar playing, and stage presence.

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Tedeschi Trucks Band

The Tedeschi Trucks Band — formerly known as the Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band — is a blues rock group based in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

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The "5" Royales

The "5" Royales was a rhythm and blues (R&B) vocal group from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, US, that combined gospel, jump blues and doo-wop, marking an early and influential step in the evolution of soul music.

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The Derek Trucks Band

The Derek Trucks Band is an American jam band founded by young slide guitar prodigy, Derek Trucks, who began playing guitar and touring with some of blues and rock music's elite when he was just nine years old.

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The Nighthawks

The Nighthawks are an American blues and roots music band, based in Washington, D.C. The Nighthawks currently are Mark Wenner (vocals and harmonica), Paul Bell (lead guitar), Johnny Castle (bass guitar), and Mark Stutso (drums).

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Tom Hambridge

Thomas Jay Hambridge (born December 20, 1960) is an American rock, country, and blues, producer, songwriter, musician and vocalist.

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Trampled Under Foot (band)

Trampled Under Foot is an American soul blues and blues rock band.

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Tunica, Mississippi

Tunica is a town in Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River.

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Victor Wainwright

Victor Wainwright (born February 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist.

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W. C. Handy

William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873 – March 28, 1958) was an American blues composer and musician.

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Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

Willie "Big Eyes" Smith (January 19, 1936 – September 16, 2011) was a Grammy Award-winning American electric blues vocalist, harmonica player, and multi-award winning drummer.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blues_Music_Award

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