The winners…

36th Blues Music Awards
Acoustic Album
Timeless – John Hammond

Acoustic Artist
John Hammond

Can\’t Even Do Wrong Right – Elvin Bishop

B.B. King Entertainer
Bobby Rush

Elvin Bishop Band

Best New Artist Album
Don\’t Call No Ambulance – Selwyn Birchwood

Contemporary Blues Album
BluesAmericana – Keb\’ Mo\’

Contemporary Blues Female Artist
Janiva Magness

Contemporary Blues Male Artist
Gary Clark Jr.

Historical Album
Soul & Swagger: The Complete \’5\’ Royales 1951-1967 The 5 Royales (Rock Beat)

Lisa Mann

Jimi Bott

Joe Bonamassa

Charlie Musselwhite

Deanna Bogart

Koko Taylor Award
Ruthie Foster

Pinetop Perkins Piano Player
Marcia Ball

Rock Blues Album
Step Back – Johnny Winter

Cant Even Do Wrong Right written and performed by Elvin Bishop

Soul Blues Album
Memphis Grease – John NĂ©meth

Soul Blues Female Artist
Sista Monica

Soul Blues Male Artist
Bobby Rush

Traditional Blues Album
For Pops (A Tribute to Muddy Waters) – Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson

Traditional Blues Male Artist
Lurrie Bell

An interesting mix of time proven artists and relative newcomers, and covering a broad range of blues interpretation.