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Blues Music Magazine dubbed it “a musical journey for the ages.” Americana Highways lauded the album’s “celestial patina… that’s almost not of this earth.” And Living Blues asked “how many synonyms can we find for ‘beautiful’?”
Now we’re thrilled to learn that William Lee Ellis’ Ghost Hymns has been nominated for Acoustic Album of the Year in the 2024 . Congratulations for the well-deserved recognition!
The Blues Music Awards (formerly known as the W.C. Handy Awards) are universally recognized as the highest honor given to Blues artists. And best of all, you can vote in the awards process! Visit The Blues Foundation to join, and then visit the membership portal to vote once you are a member. Voting is open now through February 28.
The Blues Foundation will present the 45th Blues Music Awards on May 9th at the Renasant Convention Center in downtown Memphis, TN. Stay tuned!
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