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Blues Critic Awards

2021 READERS POLL (17th annual)

Southern Soul Blues

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NOMINEES

SOUTHERN SOUL ALBUM OF THE YEAR *
LEO KING Roi 'Chip' Anthony
SOUL CAESAR Willie Clayton
STRAWBERRY JAMS T.K. Soul
COWBOY STYLE Ms. Jody
CERTIFIED Omar Cunningham
TRAILRIDE CERTIFIED 2 Jeter Jones
YOU'RE NOT MY COMPETITION Tasha Mac
ELECTRIC COWBOY Big Yayo
SOUTHERN SOUL BROTHER O.B. Buchana
TENNESSEE WHISKEY Sir Jonthan Burton
FANTASTIC Bigg Robb
MISSISSIPPI RIVER (DELUXE) Avail Hollywood
THE CHOSEN 1 Sir Charles Jones
TRUCKER'S BLUES VOL 2: COUNTRY BOY NOISE Arthur Young

BEST SOUL BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR *
BLUZ ME Rashad The Blues Kid
I LOVE MY BLUES Gerod Rayborn
SIPPNOTIZED Mr. Sipp
NOW DIG THIS Crystal Thomas
THE GOOD THE BAD THE BETTE Bette Smith
FOUND! ONE SOUL SINGER Sonny Green
NOT IN MY LIFETIME Wee Willie Walker
AS LONG AS I GOT MY GUITAR Zac Harmon
MOE BETTA BLUES Miss Lady Blues

SOUTHERN SOUL SONG OF THE YEAR *
EVIDENCE Bigg Robb
TAKE YOUR TIME Joe Nice Sean Dolby
PLAIN OLE COUNTRY BOY Jeter Jones
I'LL LEAVE A LIGHT ON Karen Wolfe
MY BABY Nellie Tiger Travis & OB Buchana
TENNESSEE WHISKEY Sir Jonathan Burton
MIGHTY GOOD MAN West Love
WHEN I GO DOWN Willie Clayton
CHICKEN WANG Klay Redd
I'LL BE DOWN IN A MINUTE J'Cenae
DULES AND BOOTS Avail Hollywood
YOU DESERVE BETTER Jaye Hammer
ON MY WAY TO MEMPHIS Omar Cunningham
THAT BOMB LOVE J-Red The Nephew
THE CHOSEN ONE Sir Charles Jones
TANK ON E DeShay
KNEE DEEP (Part 2) Jay Morris Group
MISSISSIPPI LADY TJ Hooker-Taylor
I'M HOT IN MISSISSIPPI David Brinston
FUNKY BLUES DJ Wildman

BEST SLOW JAM *
TENNESSEE WHISKY Sir Jonathan Burton
ETERNITY Sir Charles Jones
THAT'S WHAT YOU LIKE Ricky White & Avail Hollywood
STAY TOGETHER Karen Wolfe & Calvin Richardson
I'LL BE DOWN IN A MINUTE J'Cenae
HEAVEN LET'S GO J-Red The Nephew & Mrs Sham
BONE OF MY BONE James Bryant
SEND ME THAT CASH AP Jay Morris Group
DON'T WANNA BE ALONE Willie Clayton
GROWN MAN SHHH Bigg Robb & Wendell B
MEET ME J-Wonn
DIVORCE Dee Dee Simon
OLD SCHOOL LOVIN Jeter Jones
MIGHTY GOOD MAN West Love
RUSH Mississippi Humminboy
FACEBOOK (OLD SCHOOL REMAKE) Ricky White
GREEN LIGHT Lamorris Williams

BEST DANCE OR FUNK SONG *
CHICKEN WANG Klay Redd
I'LL LEAVE A LIGHT ON Karen Wolfe
COME ON AND DANCE J-Red The Nephew
IT'S A PARTY AT THE JUKE JOINT Al Davis
TOOT IT UP Bigg Robb
GET IT Big Yayo
BACK THAT THANG UP Jeter Jones
GIDDY UP & LET'S RIDE Tasha Mac
TURN IT UP Ms. Jody
WE ROLLIN' (REMIX) Unkle Phunk, Big Poppa, Pemp Kapone
SOUTHERN SOUL COWBOY King South
WORK THAT BODY Willie Clayton
PUSH IT UP Radio Rasheed & Coco

BEST DOWNHOME BLUES SONG *
FISTFULL OF DOLLARS Bette Smith
AS LONG AS I GOT MY GUITAR Zac Harmon
SHE AIN'T ME Miss Lady Blues
SINGING THE BLUES Ra'Shad The Blues Kid
THROW THIS DOG A BONE Gerald McClendon
I'M THE RIGHT AGE TO SING THE BLUES Gerod Rayborn
KEEP MOVIN ON Dexter Allen
REAL MAN Mr. Sipp
HOBO MOAN Columbus Toy
CAT FIGHT Ms. Jody
CATFISH & BBQ Big Robb & Theodis Ealey
DIRTY SOUTH BLUES Stephanie McDee
KEEP MOVIN ON Dexter Allen


BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE MALE *
SIR JONATHAN BURTON for Tennessee Whisky
WILLIE CLAYTON for Don't Wanna Be Alone
J WONN for Meet Me
RICKY WHITE for Facebook (Old School Remake)
OB BUCHANA for Drinking My Problems Away
JERRY L for Don't Want No Sidepiece
AVAIL HOLLYWOOD for Dukes And Boots
SIR CHARLES JONES for I'm All I Got, I'm All I Need
ROI 'CHIP' ANTHONY for I'll Be Dam
LAMORRIS WILLIAMS for Green Light
MISSISSIPPI HUMMINBOY for Rush
WILLIE CLAYTON for I'm Looking For A Woman
STAN BUTLER for Mighty Good Woman
TJ HOOKER-TAYLOR for Mississippi Lady

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE FEMALE *
WEST LOVE for Mighty Good Man
DEE DEE SIMON for Divorce
J'CENAE for I'll Be Down In A Minute
KAREN WOLFE for I'll Leave A Light On
LADY Q for Pay To Ride
NELLIE TIGER TRAVIS for My Baby
DESHAY for Tank On E
MISS LADY BLUES for Addicted
DUCHESS JURESSA MCBRIDE for All Men Ain't Bad
MS JODY for Turn It Up
ROSALYN CANDY for Liquor
MRS SHAM for The Best Of Me
STEPHANIE MCDEE for Dirty South Blues
Other:


BEST PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP *
NELLIE TIGER TRAVIS & OB BUCHANA for My Baby
J'CENEA & WENDELL B for You Ain't Gotta Cry No More
KAREN WOLFE & CALVIN RICHARDSON for Stay Together
BIGG ROBB & THEODIS EALEY for Catfish & BBQ
MIZZ LOWE & BOBBY RUSH for I Ain't Giving Up No Love
P2K DADIDDY & LACEE for That Book
SOLOMON THOMPSON & JEFF FLOYD for Can't Keep My Eyes Off You
LADY Q, BENITO Nose Wide Open
ROI 'CHIP' ANTHONY & KEITH SWEAT for Addicted
STAN BUTLER & WEST LOVE for Down In The Kuntry
J-RED THE NEPHEW & MRS SHAME for Heaven (Let's Go)
FAT DADDY & TUCKA for Can't Keep No Secret
STEPHANIE MCDEE & POKEY for Do The Hokey Pokey
COLDRANK & OMAR CUNNINGHAM for I Think I'm In Love
AL DAVIS & JETER JONES for Dip It Low
T-LYONS & JETER JONES for Slow Motion
HISYDE & CHRISSIE LUV for Sleepin' Pill

BEST NEW ARTIST *
J'CENAE
NIGHT AFFAIR BAND
WEST LOVE
T-LYONS
RASHAD THE BLUES KID
KLAY REDD
JD
SHELL-B
AL DAVIS
TASHA MAC
VOLTON WRIGHT
RADIO RASHEED
ANN DEVAE
DESHAY


BEST RECORD PRODUCER *
JOHN WARD (Ms Jody, Jaye Hammer, OB Buchana)
WENDELL B (J'Cenae, Wendell B)
UNKLE PHUNK (Ann Devae, Unkle Phunk, Carolyn Staten, others)
RONALD "SLACK" JOHNSON (T-Lyons, Al Davis, Jeter Jones, Tasha Mac, Volton Wright, Others)
BIG YAYO (Big Yayo, others)
BIGG ROBB (Bigg Robb, others)

RESULTS HERE

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