2010 - 31st Blues Music Awards

Acoustic Album of The Year

David Maxwell & Louisiana Red - You Got to Move
Maria Muldaur & her Garden of Joy - Good Time Music for Hard Times
Saffire-The Uppity Blues Women - Havin' The Last Word
Various Artists - Things About Comin' My Way - A Tribute to the Music of the Mississippi Sheiks
Acoustic Artist of The Year
Annie Raines & Paul Rishell
Doug MacLeod
Guy Davis
Louisiana Red
Samuel James
Album of The Year
Duke Robillard's Jumpin' Blues Revue - Stomp! the Blues Tonight
Eddie C. Campbell - Tear This World Up
Joe Louis Walker - Between a Rock and the Blues
Louisiana Red & Little Victor's Juke Joint - Back to the Black Bayou
B.B. King Entertainer of the Year
Candye Kane
Magic Slim
Rick Estrin
Super Chikan
Taj Mahal
Tommy Castro
Band of the Year
Duke Robillard's Jumpin' Blues Revue
Nick Moss & the Flip Tops
Rick Estrin and the Nightcats
The Mannish Boys
Tommy Castro Band
Best New Artist Debut
Joanne Shaw Taylor - White Sugar
Marquise Knox - Man Child
Monkey Junk - Tiger in Your Tank
The California Honeydrops - Soul Tub!
Contemporary Blues Album of The Year
Candye Kane - Superhero
Joe Louis Walker - Between a Rock and the Blues
Rick Estrin and the Nightcats - Twisted
Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters - Living in the Light
Tommy Castro - Hard Believer
Contemporary Blues Female Artist of The Year
Bettye LaVette
Candye Kane
Janiva Magness
Ruthie Foster
Shemekia Copeland
Contemporary Blues Male Artist of The Year
Derek Trucks
Joe Louis Walker
John Nemeth
Michael Burks
Tommy Castro
Delmark Records - It Ain't Over! Delmark Celebrates 55 Years of Blues, Live at Buddy Guy's Legends
Eagle Eye Media - Live at Montreux 1993 (B.B. King)
Jo Films & Roadside Productions - Hot Flash (Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women)
Mojo Rodeo Records - A Night in Woodstock (Paul Rishell and Annie Raines)
Vincent Productions - Down to the Crossroads Vol. 1 (George Thorogood & the Destroyers w/ Eddie Shaw)
Historical Album of The Year
Bear Family Records - Taking Care of Business (1956-1973) (Freddie King)
Chess - Authorized Bootleg (Muddy Waters)
Eagle Records - Essential Montreux (Gary Moore)
Hip-O Select - The Complete Chess Masters (1950-1967) (Little Walter)
Landslide Records - Sean's Blues (Sean Costello)
Bill Stuve
Bob Stroger
Larry Taylor
Mookie Brill
Patrick Rynn
Cedric Burnside
Jimi Bott
Kenny Smith
Sam Carr
Tony Braunagel
Derek Trucks
Duke Robillard
Joe Louis Walker
Lurrie Bell
Ronnie Earl
Billy Branch
Jason Ricci
Kim Wilson
Mark Hummel
Rick Estrin
Al Basile
Big James Montgomery
Deanna Bogart
Eddie Shaw
Keith Crossan
Buckwheat Zydeco (accordion)
Gerry Hundt (mandolin)
Johnny Sansone (accordion)
Otis Taylor (banjo)
Rich Del Grosso (mandolin)
Pinetop Perkins Piano Player
Bruce Katz
David Maxwell
Eden Brent
Henry Butler
Henry Gray
Rock Blues Album of The Year
Derek Trucks Band - Already Free
Jason Ricci & New Blood - Done with the Devil
Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat - Tijuana Bible
Mike Zito - Pearl River
Tinsley Ellis - Speak No Evil
Song of The Year
Cyril Neville & Mike Zito - 'Pearl River' (Pearl River - Mike Zito)
James Johnson - 'Fred's Dollar Store' (Chikadelic - Super Chikan)
Joe Louis Walker - 'I'm Tide' (Between a Rock and the Blues - Joe Louis Walker)
John Hahn & Oliver Wood - 'Never Going Back to Memphis' (Never Going Back - Shemekia Copeland)
Vyasa Dodson - 'At Least I'm Not With You' (At Least I'm Not With You - The Insomniacs)
Soul Blues Album of the Year
Charles Wilson - Troubled Child
Darrell Nulisch - Just for You
Johnny Rawls - Ace Of Spades
Mighty Sam McClain - Betcha Didn't Know
Soul Blues Female Artist of The Year
Barbara Carr
Denise LaSalle
Irma Thomas
Shirley Brown
Sista Monica Parker
Soul Blues Male Artist of The Year
Curtis Salgado
Darrell Nulisch
Jackie Payne
Johnny Rawls
Traditional Blues Album of The Year
John Primer - All Original
Johnnie Bassett - The Gentleman is Back
Louisiana Red & Little Victor's Juke Joint - Back to the Black Bayou
Super Chikan - Chikadelic
Various Artists - Chicago Blues A Living History
Traditional Blues Female Artist of The Year
Ann Rabson
Debbie Davies
Fiona Boyes
Shirley Johnson
Zora Young
Traditional Blues Male Artist of The Year
Duke Robillard
John Primer
Johnnie Bassett
Louisiana Red
Super Chikan