Joe Louis Walker has been nominated 2 categories in The Blues Foundation’s 2016 Blues Music Awards!


Final Ballot will be sent to “Blues Foundation” members around December 22, 2016. If you are not a member, it is a great way to support the Blues. For more info about this fantastic organization and to cast your ballot for Joe Louis Walker, please check out The Blues Foundation.


Rock Blues Album of the Year       

Everybody Wants a Piece – Joe Louis Walker
Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks – Joe Bonamassa
Don’t Look Back – Royal Southern Brotherhood
Tough Love – Tinsley Ellis
Battle Scars – Walter Trout


Contemporary Blues Male Artist

Joe Louis Walker
Brandon Santini
Eugene Hideaway Bridges
Jarekus Singleton
Sugaray Rayford




The Blues Foundation is Memphis-based, but world-renown as THE organization whose mission is to preserve blues heritage, celebrate blues recording and performance, expand worldwide awareness of the blues, and ensure the future of this uniquely American art form. Founded in 1980, The Blues Foundation has approximately 4000 individual members and 200 affiliated local blues societies representing another 50,000 fans and professionals around the world. Its signature honors and events–the Blues Music Awards, Blues Hall of Fame, International Blues Challenge and Keeping the Blues Alive Awards–make it the international center of blues music. The recent opening of the Blues Hall of Fame Museum, in Memphis, TN, now adds the opportunity for music lovers of all ages to interact with the music and the history.

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