The 2010 Blues Blast Music Awards were announced Thursday night October 29, at Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago.
Here is the complete list of all of this year’s Blues Blast Music Awards winners and their categories:
Best Contemporary Blues Recording – Nick Moss – Privileged
Best Traditional Blues Recording – Mississippi Heat – Let’s Live It Up
Best Blues Song – The Kilborn Alley Blues Band – “Better Off Now”
Best Blues Band – Tommy Castro Band
Best Male Blues Artist – Magic Slim
Best Female Blues Artist – Shemekia Copeland
Best New Artist Debut Recording – Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers – How Much Woman Can You Stand?
Sean Costello Rising Star Award – The Cash Box Kings
2010 Lifetime Achievement Award – Otis Rush
Congratulations to all the winners. Thank you to all the thousands of Blues Blast subscribers who voted.
The audio stream of the awards show were broadcast live by WGLT Blues 24/7 from Buddy Guy’s Legends on October 28th. WGLT is re-broadcasting the awards show tonight October 30th, 2010. You can listen to the show online starting at 7PM Central time by visiting WGLT.org.
By Glen Casebeer/Northwest Music Scene