Tuesday, February 21, 2012
B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Mick Jagger, Gary Clark, Jr., Warren Haynes and others played a gig for President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle at the White House where President joined musicians and sung with them closing tune, "Sweet Home Chicago".
Saturday, March 31, 2012

B.B. King went on #1 on Billboard Blues charts with Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2011 for one week replacing Gary Clark, Jr. with The Bright Lights.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Gary Clark, Jr. went on #1 on Billboard Blues charts for the fourth time with The Bright Lights for one week replacing B.B. King with Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2011.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The town of Kilmichael and Blues legend B.B. King were honored with a "Kilmichael: B.B. King's Roots" marker on the Mississippi Blues Trail at 105 Depot Avenue in Kilmichael.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Hip-O Select released 10-disc box set spanning 50 albums, Ladies & Gentlemen… Mr. B.B. King by B.B. King, nominated for 2013 Blues Music Awards in Historical Album of the Year category.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

B.B. King was honored with Mississippi Medal of Service presented by Gov. Haley Barbour.

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Saturday, May 29, 2010
Sabrosa Park (at the small town of Sabrosa, north of Portugal) was renamed B.B. King Park in honor of King.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Mercer Street Records released Memphis Blues, a 2011 Grammy nominated album by Cyndi Lauper in Best Traditional Blues Album category. She is helped on the album by Charlie Musselwhite, Allen Toussaint, B.B. King, Ann Peebles, and Jonny Lang.

Thursday, September 10, 2009
Eric Dahl, a Guitar Center Employee, purchased a guitar from a pawn shop in Los Angeles; upon researching information on the instrument it appeared that it was B.B. King's 80th Birthday Lucille stolen from him that summer.
Sunday, May 18, 2008
The mayor of Portland, Maine, Edward Suslovic, declared the day "B.B. King Day" in the city.