Bell nominated for the Blues Foundation's 'Soul Blues Male Artist of the Year'

For consecutive years, William Bell has been nominated for a Blues Music award. This year, he is nominated alongside artists Curtis Salgado, Don Bryant, Johnny Rawls, Sugaray Rayford, and Wee Willie Walker. The winners will be announced on May 10th in Memphis at the 39th annual ceremony. To see all of the nominations, click the image above.

william Bell Receives 2017 Epitome of Soul award

William Bell is receiving David Porter's 2017 Epitome of Soul Award by Stevie Wonder at Horseshoe Hotel and Casino in Tunica on November 11th. This event will include performances by William, Stevie, David, Richard Roundtree and more!

William Bell begins the take me to the river tour

William has embarked on the Take Me To The River tour and it is off to a great start! Click on Tour Dates above for ticket information to a show near you!

William Bell at Jimmy Vivino's Nyc Blues Revue

William performed at BB Kings Blues Club and Grill for Jimmy Vivino's NYC Blues Revue presented by Greg Williamson September 6th. The night was filled with fun collaborations and special guests in which all proceeds were donated to the Blues Foundation. Click the image above to see more photos captured by Dino Perrucci Photography.

William Bell at Royal Albert hall

Watch William Bell perform his classic song 'Private Number' with Beverly Knight at Royal Albert Hall for Prom 65. The full line up included Sir Tom Jones, Booker T Jones, Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd, James Morrison, Beverly Knight and many more!



William is honored to be featured as one of Rolling Stone's "best of of the Grammys" this year! In the article, William's performance of "Born Under a Bad Sign" with Gary Clark Jr. is highlighted. Click HERE to read the full article!

William Bell Unwraps his grammy award

Watch the moment William unwraps his Grammy Award for "Best Americana Album 2016" for his album "This Is Where I Live"

William Bell Announced on Jazz Fest 2017

William will be performing at Jazz Fest on Friday, May 5th along with Dave Mathews and Tim Reynolds, Margo Price, The Revivalists, and many more. Check out the whole lineup by clicking the photo above. 

William Bell Wins Best Americana Album Grammy

William won his first ever Grammy award Sunday, and topped it off with a performance of his classic song, "Born Under A Bad Sign," along with Gary Clark Jr on the CBS telecast.

William To Perform with Gary Clark Jr. On the Grammys Telecast

William is happy to announce that he will be performing along with guitarist Gary Clark Jr on the Grammys telecast on Feb. 12th! The awards show will be broadcast on CBS at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT. 

William Has Been Nominated for Three Blues Music Awards for 2017

Congratulations to William on his three 2017 Blues Music Award Nominations in the categories of, Album (for "This Is Where I Live"), Soul Blues Album (for "This Is Where I Live"), and Soul Blues Male Artist. 

William has been nominated for two Grammys

We're so proud of William and his two Grammy nominations! Best Traditional R&B Performance (for the song "The Three of Me") and Best Americana Album!

William Bell Inducted In To The Memphis Music Hall Of Fame

On Nov. 3rd William will be inducted in to the Memphis Music Hall of Fame where he will be joining other music powerhouses such as Johnny Cash, Al Green, Justin Timberlake, and more! 

William Bell Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting at Americana Music Awards

William won the Lifetime Achievement Award for his long and successful career in song writing for hits like "You Don't Miss Your Water," "Born Under a Bad Sign," "Everyday Will Be Like A Holiday," and more!  Pictured above his William and Bonnie Raitt after their performance at the AMA's. 

William Bell's Tiny Desk Performance Premieres on NPR Music

William Bell's Tiny Desk performance premiered on NPR Music. Click here to see the whole performance! 

William Bell Featured on World Cafe

William Bell's "The Three Of Me" Featured on the NPR Music's 100 Favorite songs of 2016 (so far)

Click the photo above to see all the songs that NPR Music loves so far this year! 

William Bell Featured on NPR's Fresh Air

William was featured on NPR's Fresh Air on June 11, 2016. Take a listen to him talk about his interview above and read more about the episode here

William Bell Featured in the New York Times

The The New York Times featured an article about William Bell! He speaks candidly about the new record, out on Fri., June 3rd, with comments from Booker T and John Leventhal. To read the full article, click the photo above.

William bell Interviewed on npr's Weekend Edition

William Bells' EPK For The upcoming album "This IS where i live" Is Released

William Bell plays special show in NYC with john leventhal band

William Bell will be backed by a special band assembled by "This Is Where I Live" producer, John Leventhal, on June 7th. 


The title track of William's new album, "This Is Where I Live,"  premiered on Noisey. To read more about the upcoming album and to listen to the track, click here. 


William appeared on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about his upcoming album, "This Is Where I Live." Take a listen to the full interview and a clip of "Poison In The Well" here

"Three Of Me" Premieres on NPR's Songs We Love

The single "Three Of Me" Premiered on NPR's Songs We Love. William also had an interview about the upcoming album "This Is Where I Live," out on Stax-Concord Records June 3rd. To listen to the song and read the interview, click here

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