Marshall Thompson, John Blu Receive Chicago Music Award Nods

Rhythm and Blues artist John Blu received multiple nominations for the upcoming 32nd annual Chicago Music Awards.

Blu leads the pack with four nominations for R&B Entertainer of the Years, Best Male Vocalist, Record Producer of the Year and Songwriter of the Year.

Lifetime Achievement Awards will go to veteran drummers Tony Smith and Jack DeJohnette. Tony Bitoy and Evangelist Dolores Diggs will each receive the Award of Honor. Marshall Thompson of the Chi-Lites will receive the Producer’s Award.

The ceremony will be held January 20 at the Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence Ave. For more information visit http://www.chicagomusicawards.org.

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