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Jack Derwin gets 3 Nominations in the 2014 Australian Blues Music Awards !
16 Jan 2014

We are very pleased to announce that Jack Derwin has picked up 3 nominations for the  2014 Australian Blues Music Awards. From everyone at Blue Pie we send out a huge note of congrats to you Jack on a job well done and we hope that you pick up 3 wins. You can read the full nomination details below and click on the link toget the PDF copy of the press release and all the noinations.


Melbourne’s Blue Eyes Cry and Sydney’s Ali Penney & the Moneymakers shared the bulk of the finalist nominations for the 2014 Australian Blues Music Awards, when they were announced this morning in Goulburn.

Both of them picked up four nods, while Sydney’s Jack Derwin grabbed three as did Melbourne/Brisbane duo Nick Charles & Doc Span and newcomers Blues Corp. Among the other finalists are exciting and hard-working young performer Shaun Kirk and Cairns’ Sugarcane Collins. The winners will be announced on Saturday 8th February as part of the Australian Blues Music Festival in Goulburn.

Finalists in all categories are:

Album of the Year

·         And It Goes On – Ali Penney & The Moneymakers

·         Covered All In Blue – Jack Derwin

·         Don’t Wanna be Famous – Blues Corp

·         Sleepin’ Alone – Blue Eyes Cry


Song of the Year

·         Sleepin’ Alone –  I.Hingano/N. Brett (Blue Eyes Cry)

·         The Golden Inn – Charles/Span (Nick Charles & Doc Span)

·         I’m Number One in the Number Two Business  – A.Penney/D.Blanken (Ali Penney & the Moneymakers)

·         Covered All In Blue –  J. Derwin (Jack Derwin)


Male Vocalist of the Year

·         Every Dog Will Have His Day – Shaun Kirk

·         It’s A Mystery  – Sugarcane Collins

·         Still the Same – Jack Derwin

·         The Golden Inn – Doc Span


Female Vocalist of the Year

·         Sleepin Alone – Iseula Hingano

·         Lonesome Bay Blues – Rebecca Davey

·         Devil on My Back – Ali Penney

·         Ain’t Nobody Watchin’ – Anni Piper


Duo or Group of the Year 

·         Blues Corp – Tears of Pain

·         Blue Eyes Cry – Sleepin’ Alone

·         Nick Charles & Doc Span – The Golden Inn

·         Ali Penney & the Moneymakers – Spontaneous Combustion


New Talent of the Year

·         Blue Eyes Cry – Sleepin’ Alone

·         Shaun Kirk – Every Dog Will Have Its Day

·         Blues Corp – Who Do You Think You Are Foolin’

·         The Rogue Gene feat. Belle Hendrik – Whiskey Angel Blues

For more information or artist interviews:  Geoff Bell  0401 498 816

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