Dawn Tyler Watson, BFA 94, was awarded Blues Album of the Year for her latest record, Mad Love. Born in Manchester, England and raised in Southwestern Ontario, she moved to Montreal to study jazz at Concordia.
Her talent has earned her various accolades and she was named “One of Canada’s true Blues treasures” by Blues Music Magazine. Watson’s Mad Love album consists of 11 original songs, as well as a Big Lee Dowell cover, all with a vintage R&B sound.
She reacted to her big win on Twitter, saying: “I am profoundly grateful, super proud and REALLY excited right now!”