BLUES MUSIC AWARDS 2014

09 maio, 2014

Anunciados os vencedores da edição 35 do Blues Music Awards, promovido pela Blues Foundation.
A noite de premiação ocorreu em 8 de maio em Memphis, em que compareceram integrantes da industria musical do Blues e artistas, em uma verdadeira celebração ao estilo.
As votações vieram de 81 países e 46 estados dos EUA.
Em destaque a Tedeschi Trucks Band, Trampled Under Foot, Charlie Musselwhite e os guitarristas Gary Clark Jr  e Ronnie Earl; e muitas novidades para ficarmos com os ouvidos antenados, em especial o violonista Doug McLeod, premiado com melhor album acústico e artista revelação.

Confira a lista dos premiados -

Acoustic Album : There's a Time, Doug MacLeod (concorreram Guy Davis featuring Fabrizio Poggi, Juba dance; Harrison Kennedy, Soulscape; Rory Block, Avalon; The Hound Kings, Unleashed)

Acoustic Artist : Doug MacLeod 
(concorreram Guy Davis; Harrison Kennedy; Little G Weevil; Rory Block)

Album: Remembering Little Walter : Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia, James Harman (concorreram Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite, Get Up!; Buddy Guy, Rhythm & Blues; James Cotton, Cotton Mouth Man; Lurrie Bell, Blues in My Soul)

B.B. King Entertainer : Buddy Guy 
(concorreram Bobby Rush; Buddy Guy; John Németh; Kim Wilson; Rick Estrin)

Band : Tedeschi Trucks Band (concorreram Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials; Rick Estrin & the Night Cats; The Mannish Boys; Trampled Under Foot)

Best New Artist Debut : Daddy Told Me, Shawn Holt & the Teardrops (concorreram Adrianna Marie and Her Groovecutters, Double Crossing Blues; Clay Swafford, Rooster; Gracie Curran & the High Falutin’ Band, Proof Of Love; Paul Gabriel, What’s The Chance; Valerie June, Pushin Against A Stone)

Contemporary Blues Album: Badlands, Trampled Under Foot (concorreram Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite, Get Up!; Brandon Santini, This Time Another Year; Buddy Guy, Rhythm & Blues; Cyril Neville, Magic Honey)

Contemporary Blues Female Artist : Susan Tedeschi 
(concorreram Ana Popovic; Beth Hart; Bettye LaVette; Candye Kane)

Contemporary Blues Male Artist : Gary Clark Jr. 
(concorreram Buddy Guy; Johnny Sansone; Kim Wilson; Otis Taylor)

DVD: Ruf Records : Songs from the Road, Royal Southern Brotherhood (concorreram Blue Star Connection – Live at Knuckleheads (The Healers); High John Records – Time Brings About a Change (Floyd Dixon); J&R Adventures – An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House (Joe Bonamassa); Shake-It-Sugar Records – Live (Murali Coryell))

Historical Album : Bear Family, The Sun Blues Box (concorreram Death Might Be Your Santa Claus – Legacy Recordings; Freddie King The Complete King/Federal Singles – Real Gone Music; Roosevelt Sykes The Original Honeydripper – Blind Pig Records; The Jewel/Paula Blues Story – Fuel Records)

Instrumentalist-Bass : Danielle Schnebelen (concorreram Bill Stuve; Bob Stroger; Larry Taylor; Patrick Rynn)

Instrumentalist-Drums : Cedric Burnside (concorreram Jimi Bott; Kenny Smith; Tom Hambridge; Tony Braunagel)

Instrumentalist-Guitar : Ronnie Earl (concorreram Anson Funderburgh; Gary Clark Jr.; Kid Andersen; Lurrie Bell)

Instrumentalist-Harmonica : Charlie Musselwhite 
(concorreram Brandon Santini; James Cotton; Kim Wilson; Rick Estrin)

Instrumentalist-Horn : Eddie Shaw 
(concorreram Big James Montgomery; Jimmy Carpenter; Sax Gordon; Terry Hanck)

Koko Taylor Award : Diunna Greenleaf (concorreram Lavelle White; Teeny Tucker; Trudy Lynn; Zora Young)

Pinetop Perkins Piano Player : Victor Wainwright (concorreram Barrelhouse Chuck; Dave Keyes; Marcia Ball; Mike Finnigan)

Rock Blues Album : Made Up Mind, Tedeschi Trucks Band (concorreram Mike Zito & the Wheel, Gone to Texas; The Rides, Can’t Get Enough; Toronzo Cannon, John The Conquer Root; Walter Trout, Luther’s Blues)

Song : "Blues in My Soul", Lurrie Bell (concorreram He Was There, Cotton, Hambridge & Fleming, James Cotton; That’s When The Blues Begins, James Goode, Ruff Kutt Blues Band; The Entitled Few, Doug MacLeod, Doug MacLeod; The Night The Pie Factory Burned Down, Johnny Sansone, Johnny Sansone)

Soul Blues Album : Down in Louisiana, Bobby Rush (concorreram Dave Keller, Soul Changes; Frank Bey & Anthony Paule Band, Soul For Your Blues; Johnny Rawls, Remembering O. V.; Otis Clay, Truth Is (Putting Love Back Into The Music))

Soul Blues Female Artist : Irma Thomas 
(concorreram Barbara Carr; Denise LaSalle; Dorothy Moore; Sista Monica)

Soul Blues Male Artist : John Nemeth 
(concorreram Bobby Rush; Frank Bey; Johnny Rawls; Otis Clay)

Traditional Blues Album : Remembering Little Walter - Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia, James Harman (concorreram Barrelhouse Chuck & Kim Wilson’s Blues All-Stars; James Cotton, Cotton Mouth Man; Lurrie Bell, Blues In My Soul; The Cash Box Kings, Black Toppin’)

Traditional Blues Male Artist : James Cotton 
(concorreram Anson Funderburgh; Billy Boy Arnold; John Primer; Lurrie Bell)