Shemekia nominated for two Living Blues Awards


Five Alligator artists nominated for 11 Living Blues Awards.

Living Blues magazine has announced the nominees for the 2017 Living Blues Readers’ Awards. Five Alligator Records artists received a total of 11 nominations. Toronzo Cannon received four, Shemekia Copeland, Curtis Salgado and Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials each received two nominations. Marcia Ball received one.

The public –subscribers and non-subscribers alike– can vote at or by mailing in the ballot in the current issue of the magazine (#249), by July 15, 2017.

Winners will be announced in August.

Shemekia Copeland:

• Blues Artist Of The Year (Female)
• Most Outstanding Blues Singer

Read the full press release by Alligator Records.