2016 Blues Blast Music Awards



  • Nominees



    Contemporary Blues Album



    The Jimmys – Hot Dish
    Eugene Hideaway Bridges – Hold On A Little Bit Longer
    Victor Wainwright – Boom Town
    Guy King – Truth
    Toronzo Cannon – The Chicago Way
    Shemekia Copeland – Outskirts Of Love




    Traditional Blues Album



    Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue
    Bob Margolin – My Road
    Chris James / Patrick Rynn – Trouble Don’t Last
    Jimmy Burns – It Ain’t Right
    Andy T-Nick Nixon Band – Numbers Man
    Anthony Geraci & The Boston Blues All-Stars – Fifty Shades Of Blue




    Soul Blues Album



    Mr. Sipp – The Mississippi Blues Child
    Benny Turner – When She’s Gone
    Bey Paule Band – Not Goin’ Away
    Curtis Salgado – The Beautiful Lowdown
    Johnny Rawls – Tiger in a Cage
    Billy Price / Otis Clay – This Time For Real




    Rock Blues Album



    Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames – Slip Into A Dream
    Walter Trout – Battle Scars
    Mike Wheeler – Turn it Up
    Peter Karp – The Arson’s Match
    Too Slim & The Taildraggers – Blood Moon
    Tommy Castro & The Painkillers – Method To My Madness




    Acoustic Blues Album



    Andra Faye & Scott Ballantine – Coulda Woulda Shoulda
    Matt Woods – Sawdust & Gasoline
    Jimmy “Duck” Holmes – Live at Briggs Farm Blues Festival
    Luther Dickinson- Blues & Ballads (A Folksingers Songbook) Volumes I & II
    The Ragpicker String Band
    Guy Davis – Kokomo Kidd




    Live Blues Album



    Dave Muskett Acoustic Blues Band – Live From The Slippery Noodle
    Jon Spear Band – Live Music is Better
    Jimmy “Duck” Holmes – Live at Briggs Farm Blues Festival
    Peter Karp – The Arson’s Match
    Mitch Woods – Jammin on the High C’s
    Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys – LIVE At The Big Bull




    Historical Or Vintage Album



    Oslo Bluesklubb – 20 ar
    EllerSoul Compilation – Blues For Big Walter
    Magic Sam Blues Band – Black Magic Deluxe Edition
    Henry Gray & Bob Corritore – Blues Won’t Let Me Take My Rest
    Bobby Rush – Chicken Heads: A 50-Year History Of Bobby Rush




    New Artist Debut Album



    Amanda Fish – Down In The Dirt
    Shoji Naito – New Cool Old School
    Danielle Nicole -Wolf Den
    Ebony Jo-Ann – Please Save Your Love for Me
    Jonn Del Toro Richardson – Tengo Blues
    Corey Dennison Band




    Blues Band



    Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials
    Bey Paule Band
    Nick Moss Band
    Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue
    Victor Wainwright & The Wildroots
    Andy T-Nick Nixon Band




    Male Blues Artist



    Sugar Blue
    Kid Andersen
    Bob Margolin
    Curtis Salgado
    Toronzo Cannon
    Bobby Rush




    Female Blues Artist



    Fiona Boyes
    Shaun Murphy
    Danielle Nicole
    Janiva Magness
    Karen Lovely
    Shemekia Copeland




    Sean Costello Rising Star Award



    Big Harp George
    Markey Blue
    Amanda Fish
    Andy Poxon
    Guy King
    Corey Dennison



    2016 Blues Blast Music Awards