AWARDS / HIGHLIGHTS

2016 – Placed 5 songs in a film slated for 2017 release, starring Tom Sizemore, Rebecca DeMornay, Richard Roundtree, and David Patrick Wilson

2016
– Nominated for Independent Blues Award for Best Independent Female Blues Artist

2016 – Original songs “Happy with the One I Got Now” and “That’s How a Woman Loves” recorded by Shaun Murphy on her “It Won’t Stop Raining” album

2015
– Blues Music Awards nomination – the Koko Taylor Award (formerly called the Traditional Female Artist Award)

2015 – Original song “Comin’ Down with the Blues” aired on the El Ray Network’s “Dusk Till Dawn”

2014 – Named one of Top 5 Best Blues Artists on AXS.com

2014 – A NEW DAY album on the Top 10 Albums on Blues Bytes

2014 – A NEW DAY album on the Roots Music Report’s Top 100 Blues Album Chart

2014 – Original song “Blue Dawn” aired on ABC Family’s “The Fosters”

2014 – Seven original songs recorded by Lisa Biales on her BELLE OF THE BLUES album, which was nominated for a 2014 Blues Blast Award for Acoustic Album of the Year. Kight also produced this album.

2014 – Special guests on A NEW DAY album include Randall Bramblett, Tommy Talton, Paul Hornsby, and Greg Nagy

2013Georgia Music Legend Award recipient – Presented by Alan Walden, Capricorn Records

2013 – Original song “No Time for the Blues” recorded by Ann Rabson and Bob Margolin on their NOT ALONE album, which won the Blues Music Award for Acoustic Album of the Year

2013 – Original song “Let the Blues Move You” aired on Nick at Nite’s “Glenn Martin DDS”

2013 – Original photograph licensed for cover of James Nuttall’s novel about Robert Johnson

2012 – Blues Blast Awards nominations – Female Artist,  and Song Of The Year for “That’s How A Woman Loves” – writer/performer EG Kight

2012 – Original song “Let the Healing Begin” recorded by Dorothy Moore on her BLUES HEART album,  which was nominated for a Blues Music Award for Soul Blues Album of the year

2012 –  Three original songs recorded by Lisa Biales on her JUST LIKE HONEY album, which climbed to #1 on the Roots Chart. Kight also produced this album.

2012 – Original song “Bad Girl” recorded by Canadian artist Shakura S’Aida on her TIME album, which landed at #1 on the Canadian Roots chart

2010 – Appeared on “A Prairie Home Companion,” and one of her original songs from that performance aired later on their “Listener’s Choice” program

2009 – Original songs “Somebody’s Gotta Give,” “The Bad Times” and “Travelin’ at the Speed of Love,” recorded by Saffire – The Uppity Blues Women’s on their HAVIN’ THE LAST WORD album, which was nominated for the 31st Blues Music Awards Acoustic Album of the Year

2009 – “Through The Eyes of a Child” garnered the People’s Choice Award in the International Peace Song Challenge

2008 – Taped performance of original song “Through The Eyes of a Child” aired again on the Children’s Miracle Network

2008 – BluesWax nominations – Artist of the Year, and Album of the Year for IT’S HOT IN HERE

2008 – Original song “Mighty Good Man” included in “Hot Flash” documentary about Saffire-The Uppity Blues Women

2008 – Special guests on IT’S HOT IN HERE album include Bob Margolin, Alabama Music Hall of Famer Paul Hornsby, and Sean Farley

2007 – Original song “Bad Rooster” recorded by Koko Taylor on her Grammy-nominated OLD SCHOOL album

2007 – Blues Music Awards nomination – Contemporary Female Artist of the Year

2007 – Performed original song “Through The Eyes of a Child” live on the Children’s Miracle Network

2005 – W.C. Handy Blues Awards nominations — Song of the Year for “Nothin’ Ever Hurt Me”- writer/performer EG Kight, Contemporary Female Artist of the Year

2005 – Original songs “Just One More” and “It Takes a Mighty Good Man” recorded by Reba Russell on her BROKE DOWN BUT NOT OUT album

2004 – W.C. Handy Blues Awards nominations – Best New Artist Debut,  Song of the Year for “Southern Comfort” – writers EG Kight/Tom Horner, performer EG Kight,  Contemporary Female Artist of the Year

2003 – Special guests on SOUTHERN COMFORT album include Lee Roy Parnell, Chuck Leavell, and Paul Hornsby

2003 – Recording of original song “Sad, Sad Sunday,” selected by a panel of retailers, included with recordings by Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, Blind Boys of Alabama, W.C. Clark, Koko Taylor, etc. on NARM compilation GET THE BLUES 2, which maintained Billboard Chart position for over a year

2001 – Recording of original song “Let the Healing Begin,” selected by a panel of retailers, included with recordings by Delbert McClinton, R.L. Burnside, Walter Trout, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Koko Taylor, etc. on NARM compilation GET THE BLUES, which maintained Billboard Chart position for over a year

2001 – Original songs “It Takes a Mighty Good Man,” “Nobody Ever Touched Me There,” and “Unlove You” recorded by Saffire – The Uppity Blues Women on their AIN’T GONNA HUSH album

2000 – Original song “Fuel To Burn” recorded by Koko Taylor on her Grammy-nominated ROYAL BLUE album

2000 – Special guests on TROUBLE album include Koko Taylor, Kim Forrester, and Chris Hicks

1999 – Two original songs included on A CELEBRATION OF JAZZ AND BLUES FROM THE BILTMORE ESTATE WINERY compilation

 

 

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