2011 Blues Music Awards

Acoustic Album of The Year

Bet on the Blues - Paul Oscher
Booker's Guitar - Eric Bibb
Home Sweet Home - South Memphis String Band
Last Train to Bluesville - The Nighthawks
 
Acoustic Artist of The Year
Doug MacLeod
Eric Bibb
Guy Davis
John Hammond
Paul Oscher
 
Album of The Year
Ain't Got No Troubles - Eden Brent
Living Proof - Buddy Guy
Shake for Me - The Mannish Boys
The Devil is an Angel Too - Janiva Magness
The Well - Charlie Musselwhite
 
B.B King Entertainer of the Year
Buddy Guy
Janiva Magness
Joe Louis Walker
Kenny Neal
Super Chikan
 
Band of The Year
Magic Slim & the Teardrops
Nick Moss & the Flip Tops
Rick Estrin & the Nightcats
The Derek Trucks Band
The Holmes Brothers
The Kilborn Alley Blues Band
The Mannish Boys
 
Best New Artist Debut
Chris O'Leary Band - Mr. Used to Be
Claudette King - We're Onto Something
Matt Hill - On The Floor
The Vincent Hayes Project - Reclamation
 
Contemporary Blues Album of The Year
Have Blues Will Travel - Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King
Living Proof - Buddy Guy
Name The Day! - John Nemeth
Still The Rain - Karen Lovely
The Devil is an Angel Too - Janiva Magness
 
Contemporary Blues Female Artist of The Year
Candye Kane
Janiva Magness
Karen Lovely
Robin Rogers
Shemekia Copeland
 
Contemporary Blues Male Artist of The Year
Buddy Guy
Joe Louis Walker
John Nemeth
Kenny Neal
Nick Moss
 
DVD
Black Hen - The Mississippi Sheiks Tribute Concert - Various Artists
Delmark - Live at Rooster's Place - Tail Dragger
NorthernBlues Music - Live at Ground Zero Blues Club - Watermelon Slim & The Workers
Ruf - Songs From The Road - Luther Allison
Woodward Studio - Nothing to Prove - Mac Arnold
 
Historical Album of the Year
Black Derby - Chicago Blues Buddies - Little Smokey Smothers & Elvin Bishop
Delmark - Jimmy Dawkins Presents the Leric Story - Various Artists
Delmark - Live in Boston 1966 - Junior Wells & The Aces
Delta Groove - Harmonica Blues - Bob Corritore & Friends (Koko, Pinetop, Nappy Brown, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, et. al)
Ruf - Songs from the Road - Luther Allison
 
Instrumentalist-Bass
Bill Stuve
Bob Stroger
Larry Taylor
Patrick Rynn
Steve Gomes
 
Instrumentalist-Drums
Cedric Burnside
Jimi Bott
Kenny 'Beedy Eyes' Smith
Robb Stupka
Tony Braunagel
 
Instrumentalist-Guitar
Derek Trucks
Duke Robillard
Joe Louis Walker
Kirk Fletcher
Ronnie Earl
 
Instrumentalist-Harmonica
Bob Corritore
Charlie Musselwhite
James Cotton
Kim Wilson
Paul Oscher
 
Instrumentalist-Horn
Big James Montgomery
Doug James
Eddie Shaw
Keith Crossan
Terry Hanck
 
Instrumentalist-Other
Gerry Hundt - Mandolin
Johnny Sansone - Accordion
Otis Taylor - Banjo
Rich Del Grosso - Mandolin
Sonny Rhodes - Lap Steel Guitar
 
Koko Taylor Award (Traditional Blues Female)
Eden Brent
Reba Russell
Ruthie Foster
Sue Foley
Teeny Tucker
Zora Young
 
Pinetop Perkins Piano Player
David Maxwell
Dr. John
Eden Brent
Henry Butler
Mitch Woods
 
Rock Blues Album of the Year
Bingo - Steve Miller Band
Common Ground - Walter Trout
Live! In Chicago - Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band featuring Hubert Sumlin, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, Bryan Lee and Buddy Flett
Privileged - Nick Moss
Roadsongs - Derek Trucks
 
Song of The Year
Living Proof||Tom Hambridge||Buddy Guy||Living Proof||Buddy Guy
Please Mr. President||Bruce Iglauer/Wyzard/David Kearney||Bare Knuckle||Guitar Shorty
Rained All Night||Steve Gomes||Back In Style||Tad Robinson
Sad and Beautiful World||Charlie Musselwhite||The Well||Charlie Musselwhite
Still the Rain||Dennis Walker/Alan Mirikitani||Still The Rain||Karen Lovely
 
Soul Blues Album of The Year
24 Hour Woman - Denise LaSalle
Back in Style - Tad Robinson
Feed My Soul - The Holmes Brothers
Live In San Antonio - Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges
Nothing's Impossible - Solomon Burke
Stomp the Floor - Arthur Adams
 
Soul Blues Female Artist of the Year
Barbara Carr
Claudette King
Denise LaSalle
Irma Thomas
Sista Monica Parker
 
Soul Blues Male Artist of the Year
Bobby Rush
Curtis Salgado
Eugene 'Hideaway' Bridges
Solomon Burke
Tad Robinson
 
Traditional Blues Album of the Year
Giant - James Cotton
Joined At The Hip - Pinetop Perkins & Willie "Big Eyes" Smith
Passport to the Blues - Duke Robillard
Shake for Me - The Mannish Boys
The Well - Charlie Musselwhite
 
Traditional Blues Male Artist of The Year
Alabama Mike
Charlie Musselwhite
James Cotton
Magic Slim
Super Chikan