Three Alligator Artists win four Living Blues Awards: Living Blues magazine has announced the winners for the 2017 Living Blues Critics' and Readers' Awards. Three Alligator Records artists received a total of four awards. Toronzo Cannon won the Critics' Award for New Recording/Contemporary Blues Album Of The Year and the Readers' Award for Best Blues Album Of 2016 for The Chicago Way. Shemekia Copeland was named Blues Artist Of The Year (Female) and Marcia Ball won for Most Outstanding Musician (Keyboards).
Critics' Award: New Recording / Contemporary Blues Album Of The Year - The Chicago Way
Readers' Award: Best Blues Album Of 2016 (New Recordings) - The Chicago Way
Readers' Award: Blues Artist Of The Year (Female)
Readers' Award: Most Outstanding Musician (Keyboard)