A RAMSBOTTOM blues artist has been nominated for a prestigious award.

Simon Campbell is one half of the Starlite Campbell Band, whose album ‘Blueberry Pie’ has been nominated for Best Album/Recorded Session in the 2017 European Blues Awards.

Mr Campbell was previously nominated in the best male vocalist category at the British Blues Awards in 2011.

Voting is now open and will close at 2am on Sunday, November 12.

Votes can be cast at www.europeanbluesawards.wordpress.com/2017/11/05/european-blues-awards-vote-2017.