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Three Alligator artists received 2016 Blues Blast awards at a ceremony held by the online publication on Friday, September 23 at The Fluid Events Center in Champaign, Illinois.
Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, whose new album THE BIG SOUND OF LIL' ED AND THE BLUES IMPERIALS was also released on Friday, September 23, won the coveted Blues Band Of The Year award. Shemekia Copeland, whose latest CD, OUTSKIRTS OF LOVE, received a Grammy nomination, won the award for Female Blues Artist Of The Year and Curtis Salgado won the Soul Blues Album Of The Year award for his 2016 release, THE BEAUTIFUL LOWDOWN.
In addition, Blues Blast magazine presented Alligator president Bruce Iglauer with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
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