Big Bad Bluesman: ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons scores two 2019 Blues Music Awards nominations

Credit: Blaine ClausenZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons will compete for two honors at the 40th annual Blues Music Awards, scheduled for May 9 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer received a nomination for the Blues Rock Artist trophy, while his latest solo album, The Big Bad Blues, is in the running for the Blues Rock Album prize.

Other musicians vying for the Blues Rock Artist award include Kenny Wayne Shepherd.

Blues legend Buddy Guy also received two nods. His latest album, The Blues Is Alive and Well, is up for the …read more

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