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Monday, April 27, 2009

Jus' Blues Music Foundation Blues Awards

The Jus Blues Foundation has announced their nominees for blues and soul artists of the year. I found this article and list of performers from their website (click HERE) You can vote for your favorite artists by going to the website. The awards show is August 5th and 6th of 2009 and it should be a great time.


2009 Jus Blues Music Awards - Voting has begun
Written by Harold
Saturday, 07 March 2009
Jus Blues Music Foundation
Jus Blues Music Foundation

2009 Jus` Blues Music Award Shows

August 5th & 6th, 2009
The Historical Daisy 329 Beale Street

Downtown Memphis Tennessee

The 2009 Jus` Blues Music Awards Show will salute a number Blues & Soul music artists & industry professionals for their artistry, outstanding accomplishments and significant contributions to the genre.

The 2009 Jus` Blues Music Awards Show voting period is NOW OPEN. For a limited time, members and patrons of JusBluesMusicFoundation.org can vote online for their favorite artist, song, radio DJ and various other categories.

All the public tallies will be rendered and submitted with the Jus` Blues Music Awards Selection Committee. The nominee(s) with the most submissions will be the winner of the particular category. The 2009 Jus` Blues Music Awards Nominee categories are following and the Voting Ballot link is right HERE or visit the Jus Blues Music Foundation jusbluesmusicfoundation.org for more information.


This year's nominees are:

Traditional Blues Artist - Male

• Joe Louis Walker
• John Lee Hooker JR.
• Johnny Rawls
• Eddie Cotton
• Lucky Peterson
• Ronny Baker Brooks
• Guy Davis

Traditional Blues Artist - Female

• Diunna Greenleaf
• Tia Carroll
• Trudy Lynn
• Lady Bianca
• Shemekia Copeland
• Sandra Hall
• Ruthie Foster

Traditional Blues Song Male

• Kenny Neal - Let Life Flow
• Zac Harman - Comfort Of A Man
• Willie Big Eye Smith - Born In Arkansas
• Buddy Guy - Best Damn fool
• Johnny Rawls - Red Cadillac
• Mem Shannon - Goodbye Mr. President
• Chick Willis - Obama

Best Blues & Soul Radio Show

• Ragman - WMPR - Jackson, MS
• Bobby Webb 89.5 KPOO San Francisco
• Vernon Campbell - K105 FM Oakohoma City
• Nikki De Marks WDLT 98.3 FM Mobile AL.
• Syreio Hughes - WGNL - Greenwood, MS
• Roscoe Killa Dilla Miller -WKXN Montgomery
• Captian Curtis Lee - Memphis

"Little Milton" Guitar Award
(Outstanding Guitar Player)

• Preston Shannon
• Sherman Robertson
• Zac Harmon
• Michael Burke
• Donnie Ray
• Theodis Ealey
• Lucky Peterson

Best Juke Joint Award
(Best Blues & Soul Club)

• Club Ebony - Mississippi Delta
• The Palace - Little Rock, AR
• Club Couples - Jackson, MS
• Po'Boys - Folsom, California
• Sha-Max - Detroit, MI
• CC Blues Club - Memphis, TN
• Doc's Nightclub - Phoenix, AZ

Best Blues & Soul Song Of The Year - Male

• Carl Marshall - Good Loving
• Jeff Floyd - Lock My Door
• Willie Clayton - A Woman Knows
• Latimore - Nanna Pudding
• Marvin Sease - I can't let you go
• Floyd Taylor - Hook on these blues
• Theodis Ealey - Please Let Me In

Blues & Soul Woman of the Year

• Denise LaSalle
• Shirley Brown
• Pat Cooley
• Betty Padgett • Ms Jody
• Barbara Carr

Blues & Soul Man Of The Year

• Wilson Meadows
• Floyd Taylor
• Latimore
• Marvin Sease
• Mel Waiters
• Clarence Carter
• Willie Clayton

Jus` Blues Legendary Blues & Soul Award - Male

• Jackie Payne
• Stan Mosley
• Lee Shot Williams
• Kenne' Wayne
• Gregg A. Smith
• Frank-O Johnson
• Archie Love

Jus` Blues Music Legendary Blues & Soul Award - Female

• Toni Green
• Lynn White
• Betty Padget
• Pat Brown
• Marva Wright
• Trudy Lynn
• Shirley Brown

Blues & Soul Label Award Of The Year

• Ecko Records
• Wilbe Records
• Malaco Records
• IFGAM Records
• B & J Records
• Brimstone Records

Southern Soul Song Of The Year - Female

• Vicky Baker - He Say She Say
• Nellie Tiger Travis - I'm A Woman
• Karen Wolfe - Man Enough
• Betty Padgett - Never Coming Home
• Ms Jody - Energize Bunny
• Pat Brown - Got The Night
• DieDra - Hip Swinging Blues

Southern Soul Artist Of The Year - Female

• Big Cynthia
• DieDra
• Pat Cooley
• Sheba Potts Wright
• Karen Wolfe
• Betty Padgett
• Sweet Angel

Southern Soul Song Of The Year - Male

• O B Buchana - Just Playin' With It
• Prince Kenyatta - Quickie
• L. J. Echols - From The Back
• Willie Hill - Friendly Reunion
• Omar Cunningham - The Beauty Shop
• Donnie Ray - I'm Getting To Close
• Wilson Meadows - I Wanna Git with You Baby

Southern Soul Artist Of the Year - Male

• Bigg Robb
• O B Buchana
• Mr. Sam
• Omar Cunningham
• Tyree Neal
• Lil' Fallay
• T K Soul

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