Kurt Elling nominated for the Jazz Journalists Association 2011 Male Singer of the Year
Excellent news! Once again Kurt has been nominated for Male Singer of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association. He received the JJA top honor in 2010, his sixth win since 2000.
Other nominees in this category are Bobby McFerrin, Freddy Cole, Giacomo Gates, and Gregory Porter.
The finalist nominees for the 2011 JJA Jazz Awards for Music and Media will be voted on by professional members of the Jazz Journalists Association to select a winner in each category. Winners will be announced at the JJA Jazz Awards Gala on June 11, 2011 at City Winery, NYC and simultaneously via live streaming video to be viewed online and at satellite parties around the country.
The complete list of JJA Jazz Awards 2011 Nominees is here.
Congratulations to Kurt and all the outstanding nominees!