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2012 Blues Blast Music Awards Sponsor

*Fan Vote Winner in yellow highlight

Contemporary Blues CD

Traditional Blues CD

Eugene "Hideway" Bridges - Rock And A Hard Place

Toronzo Cannon - Leaving Mood

*Janiva Magness - Stronger For It

Billy Thompson - A Better Man

Johnny Sansone - Lord Is Waiting The Devil Is Too

Joe Louis Walker - Hellfire

Mac Arnold & Plate Full Of Blues - Blues Revival

The Cash Box Kings- Holler And Stomp

Chicago Blues A Living History (Billy Boy Arnold, John Primer, Billy Branch, Lurrie Bell with Ronnie Baker Brooks, Magic Slim, James Cotton, Buddy Guy)- The (R)evolution Continues

Big James & The Chicago Playboys - The Big Payback

*Mud Morganfield - Son Of The Seventh Son

Bernie Pearl - Right Side Of The Blues

Sugar Ray And The Bluetones - Evening


Song Of The Year

New Artist Debut Release

“Holler And Stomp” - Joe Noseck (Holler & Stomp -The Cash Box Kings)

“Thank You for Giving Me the Blues” - Grady Champion, Zac Harmon & Chris Troy (Dreamin' - Grady Champion)

“Blinded By The Darkness” - Matthew Curry (If I Don't Got You - Matthew Curry & The Fury)

“That's How A Woman Loves” - EG Kight (Lip Service - EG Kight)

*“I Won't Cry” - Janiva Magness & Dave Darling (Stronger For It - Janiva Magness)

“Back to the Blues” - Hadden Sayers (Hard Dollar - Hadden Sayers)

Ivan Appelrouth - Blue & Instrumental

Matthew Curry & The Fury - If I Don't Got You

Mary Bridget Davies - Wanna Feel Somethin'

*Sena Ehrhardt Band - Leave The Light On

Big Pete - Choice Cuts

Andy Poxon Band - Red Roots


Female Blues Artist

Male Blues Artist

Shemekia Copeland

Ruthie Foster

Diunna Greenleaf

EG Kight

*Janiva Magness

Ana Popovic

Lurrie Bell

*Tab Benoit

Bob Corritore

John Primer

Bobby Rush

Johnny Sansone

Joe Louis Walker


Blues Band Of The Year

Sean Costello Rising Star Award

The Cash Box Kings

Big James & The Chicago Playboys

Kilborn Alley

Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials

Sugar Ray & The Bluetones

*Trampled Under Foot

Toronzo Cannon

Matthew Curry & The Fury

Mary Bridget Davies

Sena Ehrhardt

*Mud Morganfield

Victor Wainwright & The WildRoots

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