Blues has never been more popular, and the list of unbelievable guitarists inspired by the genre is ever-growing.
The players nominated below sit at the very top of the blues table. Some are household names who have been laying down sizzling blues licks for decades; others are fresh faces taking the genre into bold new realms.
As the year draws to a close, we want to know who gets your motor running. Check out the list and place your vote below.
Last year’s winner: Tyler Bryant
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Voting closes at midnight on 21 November 2018.
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