2010 Maple Blues Awards

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Downchild
Johnny Max Band
Matt Andersen
Monkey Junk
Shakura S’Aida
 
ELECTRIC ACT OF THE YEAR
David Gogo
Downchild
Jack de Keyzer
Jimmy Bowskill Band
Monkey Junk
 
ACOUSTIC ACT OF THE YEAR
Braithwaite & Whiteley
Harrison Kennedy
Harry Manx
Little Miss Higgins
Matt Andersen
 
MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Bob Walsh
Duane Blackburn
Harrison Kennedy
Jim Byrnes
John Mays (Fathead)
 
FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Dawn Tyler Watson
Erin McCallum
Robin Bank$
Shakura S'Aida
Treasa Levasseur
 
NEW ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
Arsen Shomakhov
Chris Antonik
Erin McCallum
Hupman Brothers
Mike "Shrimp Daddy" Reid
 
RECORDING OF THE YEAR
Downchild I Need A Hat (Linus)
Producer - Don Walsh

JW-Jones Midnight Memphis Sun (NorthernBlues)
Producer - JW-Jones

Mel Brown Love, Lost and Found (Electro-Fi)
Producers - Mel Brown, Alec Fraser & Andrew Galloway

Shakura S’Aida Brown Sugar (Ruf)
Producer - Jim Gaines

Various Artists Things About Comin’ My Way-A Tribute To The Music Of The Mississippi Sheiks (Black Hen)
Producer - Steve Dawson
 
BB KING INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band
Duke Robillard
Janiva Magness
JJ Grey & Mofro
Mavis Staples
 
GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Garrett Mason
Jack de Keyzer
Steve Dawson
Teddy Leonard
Tony D
 
HARMONICA PLAYER OF THE YEAR
David Rotundo
Guy Bélanger
Paul Reddick
Roly Platt
Steve Marriner
 
PIANO/KEYBOARD PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Graham Guest
Julian Fauth
Kenny "Blue Boss" Wayne
Lance Anderson
Michael Fonfara
 
HORN PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Al Lerman
Chris Murphy
Chris Whiteley
Johnny Johnson
Pat Carey
 
DRUMMER OF THE YEAR
Bucky Berger
Chris Nordquist
Geoff Arsenault
Matt Sobb
Vince Maccarone
 
BASSIST OF THE YEAR
Alan Duffy
Alec Fraser
Brandi Disterheft
Gary Kendall
Keith Picot
 
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Harry Manx
Jolene "Little Miss" Higgins
Paul Reddick & Colin Linden
Sue Foley & Peter Karp
Treasa Levasseur
 
BLUES BOOSTER OF THE YEAR
Gord MacAulay
 
SPECIAL LIFETIME ACHEIVMENT AWARD
Richard Newell