In this year’s “The bluestar Awards,” Australia’s premier blues nod, YDR artists Fiona Boyes and William Lee Ellis both were both recognized with awards.

William Lee Ellis, as part of the the ‘Industry Choice’ categories, was awarded the “Best International CD Release – Solo” for his latest, God’s Tattoos.

Fiona Boyes, an Australian native, cleaned up with three nominations and three awards! Fiona’s latest, Lucky 13, was acknowledged as “Album of the Year” and “Best Australian CD Release – Band,” while she was also given the honor of “Best Australian Vocal – Female“.

Congratulations to them both!