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Sugaray Rayford Wins ‘Soul Blues Male Artist of The Year’ at 40th Annual Blues Music Awards


 
Sugaray Rayford Wins at 40th Annual Blues Music Awards
 
Takes Away ‘Soul Blues Male Artist of The Year’ Award
 
Forty Below Records is proud to announce that Sugaray Rayford is the winner of a Blues Music Award in the Soul Blues Male Artist Category. The announcement took place on Thursday, May 9th at the 40th Annual Blues Music Awards in Memphis.

Blues Artist Keb’ Mo’ to Release New Album “Oklahoma” on June 14th, 2019 | LISTEN to New Single “I Remember You”!


 
Keb’ Mo’ Set To Release New Album, Oklahoma, June 14
 
Oklahoma (Concord Records) features cameos from Taj Mahal, Rosanne Cash, Robert Randolph, Jaci Velasquez and Keb’ Mo’s wife, Robbie Brooks Moore
 
(NASHVILLE, Tenn. – April 2019) – Twenty-five years after the release of his debut album under the moniker Keb’ Mo’, the four-time Grammy-award winning contemporary Blues and Americana artist will release his latest album, Oklahoma (Concord Records), …

Miki Howard Returns with New Single “FED UP!” | LISTEN!


 
Songstress Miki Howard Returns With a Brand New Single – FED UP!
 
The legendary Miki Howard has redefined herself again by going back to her roots of Southern Soul Blues with Chicago style steppin for her new single FED UP! With mega hits such as Love Under New Management and Come Share My Love she has been a trailblazer for women dealing with love and domestic violence but being strong to overcome and rise to the top.

Grady Champion to Release New Album “Steppin In: A Tribute to ZZ Hill” on April 26th, 2019


 
Grady Champion Makes a Triumphant Return
 
Grammy Winner to Release Steppin’ In: A Tribute To Z.Z. Hill On Malaco Records, April 26th
 
Mississippi-based, award-winning artist, Grady Champion, has been captivating audiences for over two decades with his vast array of talents; producer/singer/songwriter/musician. Champion has won a Grammy, several prestigious Blues Music Awards as well as the 26th International Blues Challenge.

Documentary on Blues Legend Frank Bey “Ask Me How I Feel” – Coming Soon | WATCH TEASER VIDEO!


 
“Ask Me How I Feel,” a documentary film about a singer’s return to the stage after music broke his heart, named a “Project We Love” by Kickstarter
 
PHILADELPHIA – Oct. 11, 2018 – PRLog — The vision for “Ask Me How I Feel” was born in Philadelphia, PA in February 2016 when filmmakers Marie Hinson and Thomas Daniel Dwyer met Frank Bey and decided to follow him to the Blues Music Awards in Memphis where he was nominated for two awards that year.

Bluesman Cedric Burnside Releases New Album “Benton County Relic” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Renowned Mississippi Bluesman
CEDRIC BURNSIDE Releases BENTON COUNTY RELIC
 
Today, award-winning Mississippi bluesman Cedric Burnside releases his album Benton County Relic. Burnside is the grandson of legendary blues musician R.L. Burnside and still lives close to the Holly Springs, Mississippi home where he was raised by R.L.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! New Group Ranky Tanky to Release Debut New Album (Digitally) on Oct 20th & (Physically) Nov. 3rd, 2017


 
Ranky Tanky Breathes Life To the Gullah Culture
of the South Carolina Lowcountry With A Range of
Playful Game Songs to Heartbreaking Spirituals
Set to a Unique Sea Islands Groove
 
From the South Carolina Lowcountry, where life is laced with African ways, comes Ranky Tanky, a quintet with music rooted in a culture that has shaped American art, food, language and attitude. Their eponymous album on Resilience Music Alliance celebrates that culture, its people and their mother tongue, Gullah.

Legendary Soul-Blues Singer Vaneese Thomas to Release New Album “The Long Journey Home” on Sept. 16th, 2016

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Vaneese Thomas Announces New Album: “the Long Journey Home”
Award-winning Soul-Blues Artist to Release 7th Album September 16, 2016
 
NEW YORK – Aug. 12, 2016 – PRLog — Vanesse Thomas, legendary R&B, jazz and soul blues musician today announced the upcoming release of her seventh studio album, The Long Journey Home on Segue Records. Following the critically-acclaimed success of Blues for my Father, a daughter’s ode to the late Rufus Thomas, Vaneese is returning to her blues roots in a thoughtful, passionate body of work that pays homage to her world-renowned musical influences.

Keb’ Mo’ Set To Release “Keb’ Mo’ LIVE – That Hot Pink Blues Album” on April 15th, 2016 | Announces Nationwide Tour

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Keb’ Mo’ Set To Release “Keb’ Mo’ LIVE – That Hot Pink Blues Album” April 15; Available NOW For Pre-Sale
 
Nationwide Tour Set To Kick Off On March 3
 
(Nashville, Tenn. – Feb. 29, 2016) – Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist and contemporary blues artist, Keb’ Mo’, is set to release Keb’ Mo’ LIVE – That Hot Pink Blues Album on April 15. Released on Kind of Blue Music/RED Distribution, the album is now available for pre-sale through iTunes, Amazon and KebMo.com with “Life Is Beautiful” being offered as an immediate download.

Singer/Musician Evelyn Rubio’s New Album “Hombres” Tops Billboard’s Latin/Blues Charts

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Blues Without Borders Artist Evelyn Rubio Gains Phenomenal Radio Momentum
Number 1, Number 3, & Number 6 on Billboard Charts
 
HOUSTON, March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Multi-talented singer, musician Evelyn Rubio‘s dual language release “Hombres” blows the charts away. Coming in at number one Latin Pop Album, number three Top Latin Album, and number six Blues Album, Evelyn Rubio is well on her way. Grammy member Evelyn Rubio had this to say, “We are so excited! Our greatest hope was that our efforts toward delivering a quality piece of work in both Spanish and English would gain worldwide attention….”