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 Awards are recognized as the highest honor given to blues artists. The Blues Music Awards ceremony and concert will be held May 6, 2010 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee.
Janiva says, “This is a huge honor to be nominated. The Blues Music Awards is the premiere international celebration of the blues. Plus it’s a blast! Come out to Memphis if you can.”