Aussie Blues Awards Finalists Announced

Newcomers, Blue Eyes Cry, a Melbourne based band received four nominations (Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Duo or Group of the Year, New Talent of the Year, and ) for the 2014 upcoming Australian Blues Music Awards as did Sidney's Ali Penney (Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Duo or Group of the Year.)

Among finalists are also Jack Derwin and duo of Nick Charles & Doc Span, grabbing three nominations and also Sugarcane Collins nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year.

The winners will be announced February 8.

Album of the Year

And It Goes On - Ali Penney & The Moneymakers

Covered All In Blue - Jack Derwin

Don't Wanna be Famous - Blues Corp

Sleepin' Alone - Blue Eyes Cry


Song of the Year

Sleepin' Alone - I.Hingano/N. Brett (Blue Eyes Cry)

The Golden Inn - Charles/Span (Nick Charles & Doc Span)

I'm Number One in the Number Two Business - A.Penney/D.Blanken (Ali Penney & the Moneymakers

Covered All In Blue - J. Derwin (Jack Derwin)


Male Vocalist of the Year

Every Dog Will Have His Day - Shaun Kirk

It's A Mystery- Sugarcane Collins

Still the Same- Jack Derwin

The Golden Inn - Doc Span


Female Vocalist of the Year

Sleepin Alone - Iseula Hingano

Lonesome Bay Blues - Rebecca Davey

Devil on My Back - Ali Penney

Ain’t Nobody Watchin - Anni Piper


Duo or Group of the Year

Blues Corp - Tears of Pain

Blue Eyes Cry - Sleepin' Alone

Nick Charles & Doc Span - The Golden Inn

Ali Penney & the Moneymakers - Spontaneous Combustion


New Talent of the Year

Blue Eyes Cry - Sleepin' Alone

Shaun Kirk - Every Dog Will Have Its Day

Blues Corp - Who Do You Think You Are Foolin'

The Rogue Gene feat. Belle Hendrik - Whiskey Angel Blues