B.B. King

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Highly influential guitarist with a precise yet effortless sounding soft-fingered style, as well as the longest career in blues.
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Grammy Awards

Year Album/Track Award
2008 A One Kind Favor Best Traditional Blues Album
2005 A 80 Best Traditional Blues Album
2002 T Auld Lang Syne Best Pop Instrumental Performance
2002 A Christmas Celebration of Hope Best Traditional Blues Album
2000 T Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby? Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
2000 A Riding with the King Best Traditional Blues Album - or - Best Traditional Blues Recording
1999 A Blues on the Bayou Best Traditional Blues Album - or - Best Traditional Blues Recording
1993 A Blues Summit Best Traditional Blues Album - or - Best Traditional Blues Recording
1991 A Live at the Apollo Best Traditional Blues Album - or - Best Traditional Blues Recording
1990 A Live at San Quentin Best Traditional Blues Album - or - Best Traditional Blues Recording
1985 T My Guitar Sings the Blues Best Traditional Blues Album - or - Best Traditional Blues Recording
1983 A Blues 'n' Jazz Best Traditional Blues Album - or - Best Traditional Blues Recording
1981 A There Must Be a Better World Somewhere Best Traditional Folk Album incl. Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording/Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Re
1970 T Thrill Is Gone Best Male R&B Vocal Performance