Shemekia Copeland receives
Living Blues Award nominations

ALLIGATOR RECORDS, June 20, 2018 — Living Blues magazine has announced the nominees for the 2018 Living Blues Readers’ Awards. Eight Alligator Records artists received a total of 12 nominations. Rick Estrin & The Nightcats received three, Elvin Bishop and Shemekia Copeland each received two, and Coco Montoya, Tommy Castro, Marcia Ball, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials and Oscar Wilson (of The Cash Box Kings) each received one.

Shemekia Copeland was nominated for:

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

The public –subscribers and non-subscribers alike– can vote at or by mailing in the ballot in the current issue of the magazine (#255), by July 15, 2018.

Winners will be announced in August.