ALLIGATOR RECORDS AND CURTIS SALGADO WIN COVETED UK BLUES MATTERS WRITER'S POLL AWARDS
Both Alligator Records and label artist, vocalist Curtis Salgado
, won coveted Writer's Poll Awards from the UK's Blues Matters
magazine. In the International Results category, Salgado won for Best Vocalist, while Alligator took the prize for Record Label Of The Year. Billboard
speaking about Salgado's latest release, Soul Shot
, said, "Curtis Salgado's range and power as a vocalist are a tour-de-force...hard-nosed blues, beautifully nuanced R&B, phat and funky." The album speaks loud and clear to contemporary audiences, carrying on the timeless spirit of 1960s and ‘70s R&B. The album features four Salgado originals and seven carefully chosen covers. According to Salgado, "Soul Shot
is the solid best thing I've ever done. That's a fact."