Well, really, I keep waiting for the “Official” to show up – megaphone in hand shouting at me “Ms. Magness…there has been a huge mistake and to step away from this life… it doesn’t belong to you…!” HOWEVER until that time comes, I ain’t leavin! Somebody put my name on the BMA Awards ballot again […]
We started outside of Detroit in Auburn Hills, MI on a Thursday at Callahan’s. A great new live Blues venue. Our good friends from the Detroit Blues Society were out en’ force that night along with a pile of fans and we had a great time. My old guitarist George Friend came out and sat […]
Ok, so after a looong time and a lot of teeth gnashing, I finally have a fabulous new website…. yeah! Total re-vamp and face lift, I’m really happy with the new look, CD art (some great new pix from Jeff Dunas and Jef Jaisun) Music Store, Foster Care & Street Team pages… all updated and […]
Hahahahaha! I’ve long thought about jumping on board the Social Media train. It takes time to learn these things and I’m so relieved to finally be here! And it’s almost embarrassing that its take me this long, but here we are and I’m Blogging along with all the rest of you. This is exciting actually […]
Soul and blues singer Janiva Magness has again been nominated Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year by The Blues Foundation, Memphis, Tennessee, for its upcoming 31st Annual Blues Music Awards 2010. This is the sixth time Janiva has received this prestigious honor; she won the award in 2006, 2007, and 2009. The Blues Music […]
Janiva Magness is nominated for two awards in the Illinois Blues Blast Awards: Best Contemporary Blues Recording, and Best Female Artist for 2009. The Blues Blast Music Awards recognize the best blues performers and their music. Our nominators included radio stations, DJ’s, bloggers, critics, journalists, festival promoters, managers, musicians and blues societies.
Intrepid Artists International is proud to welcome 2009 Blues Music Award B.B. King Entertainer of the Year as well as 2006, 2007, and 2009 Blues Music Award Contemporary Female Blues Artist of the Year, Janiva Magness to the family!
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – The soulful singer Janiva Magness won entertainer of the year at the 2009 Blues Music Awards in Memphis. The Michigan native also won best contemporary female artist at Thursday’s show.