Texas Nominees for the Blues Music Awards

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Nominee Marcia Ball

Ten Texans snagged nominations for the Blues Foundation's Blues Music Awards. They are:

Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year
Pinetop Perkins Piano Player of the Year
Marcia Ball

Calvin Owens

Sonny Rhodes - Steel Guitar

Soul Blues Album of the Year
Frankie Lee - Standing at the Crossroads
Calvin Owens Blues Orchestra - I Ain't Gonna Be Your Dog No More

Soul Blues Male Artist of the Year
Frankie Lee

Traditional Blues Album of the Year
Last Of The Great Mississippi Delta Bluesmen - Live in Dallas (produced by The Blue Shoe Project, Dallas)

Traditional Blues Female Artist of the Year
Diunna Greenleaf

The awards will be presented on Thursday, May 10, in Memphis, TN. XM Satellite Radio will broadcast the Blues Music Awards on the Bluesville program, (on channel 74). The Blues Foundation's 2006 Blues Music Awards will also be aired on Viacom's BET J Network.

Click here for a full list of nominees on Blues Foundation's news page.

Click here for more info on the Blues Music Awards.

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