Date posted: December 15, 2012

Intrepid Artists Nominated for a Record 32 Blues Music Award Nominations
13 Different Artists in
16 Different Categories!!!

WOW! Christmas came early this year at Intrepid Artists Int’l! Yesterday, Dec 12, We learned that Intrepid’s stable of Artists collected a whopping 32 nominations for The Blues Music Awards led by Female Blues Sensation, and Alligator Recording artist, Janiva Magness along with Soul Man John Nemeth, both with 5 nominations.  Curtis Salgado and Joe Louis Walker each with 4, Rick Estrin & The Nightcats and Mud Morganfield each with 3, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials with 2, and Walter Trout, Nick Moss, Phantom Blues Band, Kid Andersen, Tony Braunegel and Mike Finnigan all joining the party with one nomination each. We could not be more proud of all of our nominees! We thank all the nominators and fans who made this possible. We hope you will go to www.blues.org and vote for any and all artists represented by Intrepid. They are all very deserving. We could not be more proud!

Album of the Year
Janiva Magness – Stronger For It
Mud Morganfield – Son of the Seventh Son

BB King Entertainer of the Year
Curtis Salgado
Janiva Magness
Joe Louis Walker
John Nemeth
Rick Estrin

Band of the Year
Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials
Phantom Blues Band
Rick Estrin & the Nightcats

Contemporary Blues Album of the Year
Blues Live – John Nemeth
Hellfire – Joe Louis Walker
Stronger For It – Janiva Magness

Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year
Janiva Magness

Contemporary Blues Male Artist of the Year
Joe Louis Walker

Gibson Guitar
Joe Louis Walker
Kid Andersen (Rick Estrin & The Nightcats)

Instrumentalist-Harmonica
John Nemeth
Rick Estrin

Pinetop Perkins Piano Player
Mike Finnigan (Phantom Blues Band)

Instrumentalist-Drums
Tony Braunagel (Phantom Blues Band)

Rock Blues Album of the Year
Nick Moss – Here I Am
Walter Trout – Blues For The Modern Daze

Song of the Year
“I Wont Cry” written by Janiva Magness & Dave Darling – Stronger For It (Janiva Magness)

“She Didn’t Cut Me Loose” written by Curtis Salgado, Marlon McClain & Dave Duncan – Soul Shot (Curtis Salgado)

Soul Blues Album
Soul Live – John Nemeth
Soul Shot – Curtis Salgado

Soul Blues Male Artist
Curtis Salgado
John Nemeth

Traditional Blues Album
Son of the Seventh Son – Mud Morganfield

Traditional Blues Male Artist
Lil’ Ed
Mud Morganfield

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