On Tuesday, January 10, 2023, the Blues Foundation announced the nominees for the 44th Annual Blues Music Awards. A total of 14 Alligator Records artists received an astounding 22 nominations. Leading all Alligator artists with four nominations is powerhouse vocalist Shemekia Copeland. Her nominations include awards for:
- Album Of The Year (for the Grammy Award-nominated Done Come Too Far)
- Song Of The Year (for Too Far To Be Gone, written by John Hahn and Will Kimbrough)
- Instrumentalist of the Year (Vocals)
- Contemporary Blues Album of the Year
The 44th Annual Blues Music Awards will be held in Memphis, Tennessee on Thursday, May 11, 2023.
To view the entire list of the artists nominated this year read Alligator’s Press Release.