ALLIGATOR ARTISTS WIN FOUR 2021 BLUES BLAST AWARDS
Shemekia Copeland Wins Female Blues Artist Of The Year
Copeland, Curtis Salgado and the duo of Elvin Bishop And Charlie Musselwhite
All Win Top Album Awards
On Wednesday, August 25, Blues Blast Magazine announced the winners of the 14th Annual Blues Blast Awards. Four Alligator Records artists -- Shemekia Copeland, Curtis Salgado and the duo of Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite -- won a total of four awards, including three top album awards.
Voting for the awards was free and open to the public (one vote per person) at the Blues Blast website.
Celebrated blues, soul and Americana vocalist Shemekia Copeland
received awards in both categories for which she was nominated: Female Blues Artist and Contemporary Blues Recording for her groundbreaking 2020 album, Uncivil War
Legendary blues giants Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite
won for Traditional Blues Recording for their timeless album, 100 Years Of Blues
Soul, rock and blues vocalist Curtis Salgado
received the award for Soul Blues Recording for his acclaimed 2021 release, Damage Control