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Blues artist Shemekia Copeland picks up accolades for her music

Gospel singer Shemekia Copeland, delivers during the funeral of Koko Taylor, Queen of the Blues. (Eric Y. Exit/AP)
Gospel singer Shemekia Copeland, delivers during the funeral of Koko Taylor, Queen of the Blues. (Eric Y. Exit/AP)

Here & Now host Celeste Headlee speaks with blues singer Shemekia Copeland, who just won the Critics Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album of 2022 by Living Blues Magazine, as well as the magazine’s Female Blues Artist Of The Year.

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