Five Alligator Artists Receive 12 Blues Music Award Nominations


On Monday, January 9, 2017, The Blues Foundation announced the nominees for the 38th Annual Blues Music Awards, the blues world's highest honors. Five Alligator recording artists received a total of 12 nominations.

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Shemekia Copeland Gives Birth To Baby Boy On Christmas Eve

Alligator Records is excited to share the news: award-winning blues and roots vocalist Shemekia Copeland is the proud new mother to Johnny Lee Copeland, born in Chicago on Christmas Eve,

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer and blues master Elvin Bishop – along with his friends, guitarist/pianist Bob Welsh and percussionist/vocalist Willy Jordan – unleashes his latest musical mixture, Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio on Friday, February 10, 2017.

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“God Don’t Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson” Receives Two Grammy Nominations

On Tuesday, December 6, 2016, the National Association of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) announced two Grammy Award nominations for God Don't Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson.

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WGN-TV Feature On Chicago Bluesman Toronzo Cannon Wins Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award

Blues Man By Night, Bus Driver By Day, the four-minute WGN-TV feature on Chicago's Toronzo Cannon (which originally aired in March 2016), won a Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award, presented by The National Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences on December 3, 2016.

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