Trevor Sewell is a triple nominated British Guitarist who has just won a major award in the prestigious Hollywood Music in Media Awards, held at the Kodak Complex in Los Angeles on November 17th 2011.
Online PR News – 19-November-2011 –British musician Trevor Sewell has won the Best Blues Award in the prestigious Awards ceremony in the U.S.A. Other nominated acts included Linkin Park with the lifetime Achievement Award going to Smokey Robinson at the ‘Red Carpet‘ Ceremony, which took place on Thursday evening in Los Angeles.
The advisory board of Judges include such luminaries as Dave Mason, Nile Rogers and co-organizer Jim DeCicco who also votes on the Grammys.
Trevor Sewell who initially received 3 separate nominations successfully claimed the No 1 spot for his song ‘Where the Wild Ones Go!’ in the Category for ‘Best Blues. The song is featured on his current album ‘Calling Your Name’ which is available Worldwide through iTunes Amazon CdBaby etc.
‘Calling Your Name’ continues to attract widespread radio play in the U.S.A. and the awards have recently escalated interest in his music seeing Sewell continuing to ride the current New Wave of British Blues in America.
Sewell commented “To be accepted by the Blues fraternity at this level in such an American dominated genre is really fantastic and it has been very encouraging to see the support from the Blues community in the U.S. The HMMA are providing a great platform for Indie artists and I am really pleased to have received this award.”
Sewell has also been invited to submit tracks to the worldsongnet, an invitation only music library in Hollywood which serves, Major Studios such as Universal and Disney and includes other artist collections as diverse as Aerosmith, Snoop Dogg, Jimi Hendrix, Ray Charles and Sarah Vaughan.
Sewell who has only recently embarked on a solo career after many years of playing sessions and touring with other artists said:
“Just to be nominated for such a prestigious event was great but to go on and win it, really is amazing. I’m just letting it sink in for now and investigating any opportunities that may arise from it. I’m already working on the next album and am currently focusing on demoing songs for possible inclusion. I’m amazed at how far its been possible to go in such a short time as it was only 12 months almost to the day from my first release to actually winning the award in Hollywood.”