Bobby Rush and Buddy Guy among nominees for Blues Music Awards

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 13, 2019 5:56 PM CT
<strong>Blues Hall of Famer Buddy Guy has been nominated for Traditional Blues Album and Song of the Year for the Blues Foundation's 40th Blues Music Awards. Guy was honored with the lifetime instrumentalist award at the Americana Honors and Awards show on Sept. 12, 2018, in Nashville.</strong> (Mark Zaleski/Associated Press)

Blues Hall of Famer Buddy Guy has been nominated for Traditional Blues Album and Song of the Year for the Blues Foundation's 40th Blues Music Awards. Guy was honored with the lifetime instrumentalist award at the Americana Honors and Awards show on Sept. 12, 2018, in Nashville. (Mark Zaleski/Associated Press)

The Memphis-based Blues Foundation has announced nominees for its 40th awards celebration. The winners, recognized for achievements in performances, recordings, songwriting and sustaining the blues, will be revealed in May.

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Elle Perry

The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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