Shemekia nominated
for a Blues Music Award

Shemekia Copeland has been nominated for a Blues Music Award. She is running in the Contemporary Blues Female Artist category, along with Beth Hart, Karen Lovely, Samantha Fish, and Vanessa Collier.

“Thanks to everyone at the Blues Foundation for nominating me for a Contemporary Female Artist Blues Music Award. And congrats to all my sister nominees. What an honor!!” she said.

This is Shemekia’s 35th nomination for a Blues Music Award. She has won nine so far.

The BMAs are generally recognized as the highest honor given to blues musicians and are awarded by vote of Blues Foundation members.

The 39th Blues Music Awards will be held on May 10, 2018, at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee.