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2008 Blues Music Awards Winners

The Blues Foundation 2008 Blues Music Awards were held on May 8, 2008. Click here for more information.

Click here to see all of the Blues Foundation 2008 Awards nominees.

Here are the Blues Foundation winners for the 2008 Blues Music Awards
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DVD of the Year


Kenny Wayne Shepherd
10 Days Out:
Blues From the Backroads

Acoustic Album of the Year


Bobby Rush
Raw

Acoustic Artist of the Year


Bobby Rush

Album of the Year


Watermelon Slim & The Workers
The Wheel Man

B.B. King Entertainer of the Year


Tommy Castro

Band of the Year


Watermelon Slim & The Workers

Best New Artist Debut


Diunna Greenleaf & Blue Mercy
Cotton Field to Coffee House

Contemporary Blues Album of the Year


Tommy Castro
Painkiller

Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year


Bettye LaVette

Contemporary Blues Male Artist of the Year


Tab Benoit

Historical Album of the Year


Epic/Legacy
Breakin' It Up, Breakin' It Down
Muddy Waters
Johnny Winter
James Cotton

Other Catagories of Interest

Instrumentalist-Bass


Bob Stroger

Instrumentalist-Drums


Sam Lay

Instrumentalist-Guitar


Bob Margolin

Instrumentalist-Harmonica


Kim Wilson

Instrumentalist-Horn


Deanna Bogart

Instrumentalist-Other


Robert Randolph - Pedal Steel

Pinetop Perkins Piano Player of the Year


Honey Piazza

Song of the Year


'Gonna Buy Me a Mule' - Koko Taylor, Koko Taylor - Old School

Soul Blues Album of the Year


Holmes Brothers - State of Grace

Soul Blues Female Artist of the Year


Irma Thomas

Soul Blues Male Artist of the Year


Bobby Rush

Traditional Blues Album of the Year


Koko Taylor - Old School

Traditional Blues Female Artist of the Year

Koko Taylor

Traditional Blues Male Artist of the Year


Hubert Sumlin


All Blues Foundation 2008 Awards Nominees

Click here to see all of the Blues Foundation 2008 Awards nominees.

All Blues Foundation 2007 Awards Nominees and Winners

Click here to see the 2007nominies.

Click here to see the 2007 winners.

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