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Voting closes this Wednesday in this year’s Blues Blast Music Awards, sponsored by the weekly Blues Blast Magazine.

Eden Brent is nominated for “Female Blues Artist of the Year” – her third year to be nominated in the awards.

In addition to the streaming previews of Eden’s latest album, Ain’t Got No Troubles on our artist pages, Chicago-area radio station WGLT has also put together a page with sound samples of all BBMA nominees at http://www.wglt.org/programs/blues/blues_blast/blues_blast.phtml.

Voting closes on August 31st, so please visit http://www.thebluesblast.com/bbma/2011/11bbmavote.php today to support Eden with your vote! While you’re there, we can recommend Blues Blast Magazine as a high-quality source of blues-genre music news, so don’t hesitate to sign up for their weekly newsletter.

Fiona Boyes is nominated twice in this year’s Blues Blast Music Awards, sponsored by the weekly Blues Blast Magazine.

Her excellent album Blues Woman is nominated for “Best Traditional Blues Recording”, while Fiona herself is nominated for “Best Female Artist”.

These honors follow Fiona’s recent Blues Music Award nomination for “Traditional Blues Female Artist of the Year” and widespread airplay for Blues Woman, which reached #1 on XM Satellite Radio’s Bluesville, #1 on the Roots Music Report Blues chart, and charted for 4 consecutive months up to #2 on the Living Blues Radio Chart.

In addition to the streaming previews of Blues Woman on our artist pages, Chicago-area radio station WGLT has also put together a page with sound samples of all BBMA nominees at http://www.wglt.org/programs/blues/blues_blast/blues_blast.phtml.

Voting closes on August 31st, so please visit http://www.illinoisblues.com/bbma/2010/bbmavote2010.php today to support Fiona with your vote! While you’re there, we can recommend Blues Blast Magazine as a high-quality source of blues-genre music news, so don’t hesitate to sign up for their weekly newsletter.

We were delighted by the announcement that Eden Brent and The Soul of John Black are both nominated in this year’s Blues Blast Music Awards, sponsored by the Illinois Blues Society and their weekly Blues Blast Magazine.

Eden is nominated for the “The Soul of John Black‘s recent album The Good Girl Blues is nominated for “Best New Artist Debut Recording”.

JB’s nomination follows on the heels of his nomination for “Best New Artist Debut” in this year’s Blues Music Awards, while Eden’s recognizes the buzz around her new album Mississippi Number One, which has earned a raft of great reviews and radio play – reaching #1 on XM Satellite Radio’s Bluesville, #1 on the Roots Music Report Blues chart, and charting for 4 consecutive months on the Living Blues Radio Chart.

To preview these artists’ albums in more detail, please visit their artist pages at Yellow Dog Records. Chicago-area radio station WGLT has also put together a page with sound samples of all BBMA nominees at http://www.wglt.org/programs/blues/blues_blast.phtml.

Voting closes on August 31st, so please visit http://www.illinoisblues.com/bbmavote today to support these artists with your vote! While you’re there, we can recommend Blues Blast Magazine as a high-quality source of blues-genre music news.