2014 Grammy Nominations - 3 Grammy Nominations!
Best Blues Album: Get Up! With Ben Harper
Best Music Film: I'm In I'm Out And I'm Gone: The Making Of Get Up!
Best Blues Album: Remembering Little Walter, with Billy Boy Arnold, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia, and James Harman
2014 Blues Music Awards Nominee for 5 separate awards, tying for the most
nominations of any artist in 2014
2013 Featured in Bob Sarles' Sweet Blues, a documentary about Paul
Butterfield Blues Band guitarist Michael Bloomfield
2013 Featured as part of "In Performance at the White House: Memphis Soul"
along with Justin Timberlake, Booker T. Jones, Ben Harper, Mavis Staples,
Cyndi Lauper, William Bell and Queen Latifah broadcast nationally on PBS
2013 DownBeat Critics Poll ranked 3rd in the Best Blues Album of the Year category
for Get Up! And named among the Best in the Blues Artist of Group category.
2013 Living Blues Awards Readers' Poll winner for Most Outstanding Musician award
(Harmonica), his 8th win in this category since 2004. He has also won this category twice
before in the Living Blues Critics Poll.
2013 Featured on the cover of DownBeat Magazine's March 2013 issue with Ben Harper
2013 Appearances with Ben Harper on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live, AXS TV's coverage of the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and on Tavis Smiley. I'm In I'm Out And I'm Gone, the "making of" documentary by Danny Clinch for Get Up!, was broadcast on Palladia TV
2012 Blues Music Award Winner for Traditional Blues Male Artist of the Year and for Best Instrumentalist Harmonica
2011 GRAMMY Nominee for Best Traditional Blues Album for The Well (Alligator Records)
Featured on Cyndi Lauper's, Memphis Blues, also a 2011 GRAMMY nominee for Best Traditional Blues Album
2011 Blues Music Award Winner for Best Instrumentalist - Harmonica AND Traditional Blues Male Artist of the Year! Also nominated for Album of the Year for The Well, Traditional Blues Album of the Year for The Well and Song of the Year for "Sad and Beautiful World"
2011 saw Charlie recognized in the DownBeat Magazine Critics Poll in both the Blues Artist category and Blues Album
2011 DownBeat Magazine Readers Poll - ranked among the Best Blues Artists and Best Blues Albums for The Well
Featured on Tom Waits' latest album, Bad As Me, which entered the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart at #6 in November 2011. Charlie appears on five tracks, including the title track.
2010 Blues Hall of Fame Inductee
10-Time GRAMMY Nominee
27-Time Blues Music Award Winner
Collaborations with Eddie Vedder, Tom Waits, Ben Harper, Bonnie Raitt, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Gov't Mule, INXS, Mickey Hart, George Thorogood and personal friend and best man at his wedding John Lee Hooker.
Mississippi Blues Hall of Fame and Mississippi Blues Trail Marker Honoree. Created by the Mississippi Blues Commission, the Blues Trail is composed of historical markers and interpretive sites located throughout the state. Other artists both inducted into the Hall of Fame and honored with markers to date include fellow legends B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters and Robert Johnson
Beale Street Brass Note Walk of Fame Honoree. Charlie's marker was placed outside of BB King's Nightclub in Memphis, TN