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The Winners of The British Blues Awards 2010 Announced September 15, 2010

Posted by David W. King in Uncategorized.
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The winners of The British Blues Awards were announced on Saturday 11th September at Newark Blues Festival. The response was fantastic, and the organizers would like to thank everyone who sponsored, supported, voted and took part, helping to make the awards a great success.

The categories, sponsors, nominees and winners are as follows:

Male Vocals Nominees Sponsored by Blues in the South :
Danny Bryant (Redeyeband)
Ian Siegal
Jo Jo Burgess (Hokie Joint)
Marcus Bonfanti
Oli Brown
Vince Lee (The Wildcards)

Winner – Oli Brown

Female Vocals Nominees Sponsored by Pure Nail & Beauty Lounge :
Becca Langsford (The Big Combo)
Connie Lush (Blues Shouter)
Dani Wilde
Joanne Shaw Taylor
Kyla Brox

Winner – Joanne Shaw Taylor

Blues Band Nominees sponsored by The Greyhound, Beeston :
Danny Bryant’s Redeyeband
The Hoax
The Ian Siegal Band
The Mustangs
The Wildcards

Winner – The Ian Siegal Band

Guitar Nominees Sponsored by The Varmint Show :
Danny Bryant (Redeyeband)
Eddie Martin
Matt Schofield
Oli Brown
Vince Lee (The Wildcards)

Winner Matt Schofield

Harmonica Nominees Sponsored by Digital Blues :
Eddie Martin
Giles King (Hokie Joint + Others)
Paul Jones (The Blues Band)
Paul Lamb
Will Wilde (Dani Wilde Band + Others)

Winner – Paul Jones

Bass Nominees Sponsored by Moonshine Magazine :
Al Wallis (The Wildcards)
Andy Graham (The Ian Siegal Band)
Ben McKeown (The Mustangs)
Fergie Fulton (Hokie Joint)
Lindsay Coulson (King King)
Roger Inniss

Winner Andy Graham

Drums Nominees Sponsored by Nurture Business Solutions:
Jon Bartley (The Mustangs)
Kevin Crowe (The Wildcards)
Sam Kelly (Station House + Others)
Simon Dring (Oli Brown Band)
Stephen Cutmore (Hokie Joint)

Winner Simon Dring

Keyboards Nominees Sponsored by New Crawdaddy Blues Club :
Bennett Holland (King King)
Dale Storr
Johnny Henderson (Matt Schofield Band)
Morg Morgan
Paul Jobson (Station House + Others)

Winner – Jonny Henderson

Instrument Other Nominees Sponsored by FM Events:
Bennett Soundy (Sax)
Frank Mead (Sax)
Kyla Brox (Flute)
Simon Anthony (Sax) – The Stumble
Snake Davis (Sax)
Son Henry (Lap Steel)
Tony Marshall (Sax) – Kyla Brox Band

Winner – Son Henry

Young Artist Nominees Sponsored by Barry’s Blues:
Chantel McGregor
Dani Wilde
Joanne Shaw Taylor
Oli Brown
Virgil McMahon – Virgil and the Accelerators

Winner – Oli Brown

Blues Album Nominees Sponsored by The Blues CD Store :
Danny Bryant’s Redeyeband – Just as I am
Marcus Bonfanti – What good am I to you
Matt Schofield Band – Heads Tails and Aces
Ian Siegal Band – Broadside
The Wildcards – The Moon Shines Bright

Winner – Matt Schofield Band – Heads Tails and Aces

Blues Festival Nominees Sponsored by Slim’s Blues:
Blues On The Farm
Skegness Butlins Rock & Blues

Winner – Blues On The Farm

Overseas Artist Nominees Sponsored by GFI Promotions :
Ana Popovic
B.B. King
Hamilton Loomis
Joe Bonamassa
Walter Trout

Winner – Joe Bonamassa

Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by Nugene Records – Colin Staples

For further details and news of the 2011 British Blues Awards please visit http://www.britishbluesawards.com

Barry Middleton
British Blues Awards
Nottingham Blues Society


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