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2007 Finalists and Winners

2007 Finalists and Winners

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The 2007 Awards to recognise excellence in Australian Blues Music were presented on Thursday night 8 February 2007 as the official opening of the Australian Blues Music Festival.

The finalists were:

SONG OF THE YEAR
Trouble Man The Blue Zone (Independent)
Brand New Life Chubby Rae & the Elevators (Independent)
Feel Like a King Geoff Achison & the Souldiggers (Independent)
A Man Like Me Mojo Webb (Black Market Music)

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
The Sweetest and Most Perfect Things
The Blue Zone (Independent)
She Gets Unruly Chubby Rae & the Eleavators (Independent)
Little Big Men Geoff Achison & the Souldiggers (Independent)
The Burden Mojo Webb (Black Market Music)

NEW TALENT OF THE YEAR
The Blue Zone
Trouble Man (Independent)
Mark Easton Limousine When I Think of You (Black Market Music)
Mojo Webb The Luckiest Man Alive (Black Market Music)
The Hellboppers Can't Be Satisfied (Black Market Music)

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Andrea Marr
Watch Me Work It (Black Market Music)
Marisa Quigley (Chubby Rae & the Elevators) Everyday Blues (Independent)
Stevie Paige At Last (Independent)

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Adam Eckersley (The Blue Zone) You're the One (Independent)
Geoff Achison Feel Like A King (Independent)
Jack Derwin Bring it on Home to Me (Independent)
Mojo Webb Got You On My Mind (Black Market Music)

DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
The Blue Zone
You're the One (Independent)
Chubby Rae & the Elevators What is It (Indendent)
Geoff Achison & the Souldiggers Rule the World (Independent)
The Hellboppers Midnight Train (Black Market Music)

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Parris Macleod for The Blue Zone The Sweetest and Most Perfect Things
Chubby Rae & the Elevators for Chubby Rae & the Elevators She Gets Unruly
Mal Logan for Geoff Achison & the Souldiggers Little Big Men
Mojo Webb for Mojo Webb The Burden

and the WINNERS for 2007 are...

Song of the Year - Trouble Man, The Blue Zone (Independent)
Album of the Year - She Gets Unruly, Chubby Rae & the Eleavators (Independent)
Female Vocalist of the Year - Marisa Quigley (Chubby Rae & the Elevators) Everyday Blues (Independent)
Male Vocalist of the Year - Adam Eckersley
(The Blue Zone) You're the One (Independent)
Duo or Group of the Year - Geoff Achison & the Souldiggers, Rule the World (Independent)
Best New Talent - Mojo Webb, The Luckiest Man Alive (Black Market Music)
Producer of the Year - Parris Macleod for The Blue Zone's The Sweetest and Most Perfect Things

Photo: Marissa Quigley (AKA Chubby Rae) winner of Female Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year.
Photo by Sarah Fife Digital Photography.

Performances on the night of the Awards presentation featured:
8 Ball Aitken and His Band
Andy 'Sugarcane' Collins
Sweet Baby James and Rob Eyers
Mark Vine & the Myx

Click here for information on eligibility criteria and nomination for the Awards.

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