Each time you hear a blues singer lament about their sorry situation and sad status in life you are listening to their own life’s history. And each time you hear an R & B artist sing about hopelessness and tragedy it’s like hearing the biography of Janiva Magness. Janiva’s life reads like a Greek tragedy […]
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Janiva Magness sat down to talk with Holger Petersen of Saturday Night Blues back in November 2012, as she was passing through Edmonton to perform with Blackie and the Rodeo Kings. This weekend, SNB will be airing excerpts of Petersen’s conversation with the Los Angeles-based blues powerhouse. Read More
Contemporary blues singer Janiva Magness has been nominated for the 2013 Blues Music Awards / B.B. King Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year– Stronger for It, Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year, Contemporary Blues Album of the Year– Stronger for It and Song of the Year–I Won’t Cry (by Magness and Dave Darling) from Stronger for It. (She previously […]
Janiva Magness received the Best Blues Song for “Dirty Water” off the latest release Stronger For It. Check out all the winners here
SIX ALLIGATOR ARTISTS RECEIVE 23 BLUES MUSIC AWARD NOMINATIONS Janiva Magness Nominated For Five Awards On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 The Blues Foundation announced the nominees for the 2013 Blues Music Awards live on Sirius XM’s B.B. King’s Bluesville. Six Alligator recording artists received a total of 23 nominations. Vocalist/songwriter Janiva Magness received five (tied […]