On Monday, August 5, Living Blues magazine announced the winners of the 2013 Living Blues Critics’ and Readers’ Awards. Four Intrepid Artists received a total of five awards. Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials won both the Critics’ and the Readers’ Awards for Best Live Performer. Joe Louis Walker won the Critics’ Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album of 2012 for his Alligator Records debut, Hellfire. Janiva Magness won the Reader’s Award for Blues Artist Of The Year (Female) and Mud Morganfield won the Critic’s Award for Album Of The Year for Son of the Seventh Son!