Mavis Staples, Taj Mahal among Blues Music Awards nominees
Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Wee Willie Walker and Rick Estrin are also nominated for Blues Music Awards announced Monday.
The Blues Foundation will present the awards May 10 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. The awards honor exceptional achievements in performances, recordings and songwriting in the blues genre.
Past winners who received nominations this year include Curtis Salgado, Diunna Greenleaf, Lurrie Bell and Bobby Rush.