Widely regarded as one of worlds very best female guitar-players, Ana's career has been meteoric, and shows no signs of slowing down!
The most impressive aspect of Ana's music is her diversity of techniques and styles. Her blend of smoking electric funk slide guitar, jazzy instrumentals, tight blues groove, soulful feminine vocals and her incredible stage presence makes her an irresistible force in the music world.
Yearly Ana and her phenomenal 4-piece band are booked all over the globe, playing major blues / jazz and rock festivals in Europe, the US and Canada.
More about the Ana POPOVIC band:
- The very first continental European artist nominated for the most important award in Blues in the USA: the W.C.Handy award for 'Best New Artist Debut' (2003).
- Winner of the prestige and oldest award for Jazz in France: 'Jazz A Juan Revelations' at Juan Les Pines, France (2003).
- 4-time nominee for the 'Living blues awards 2006'. ('Best blues DVD', 'Best Live Performer', 'Best Female Blues Artist' and 'Most Outstanding Musician (Guitar)'.
- Nominated for 'Blues Artist of the Year' (Blueswax - 2007).
- The albums 'Still making History' (2007) and 'Unconditional' (2011) are listed at US Billboard chart for best selling blues CD's in the US. (Top # 3 position). 'Blind for Love' (2009) is listed #1 radio-played blues album on US radio.
- Nominated for the British Blues Awards (2010) for 'Best Overseas Artist'.
- Winner 'Best Blues DVD' (An Evening at Trasimeno Lake) at the 2011 British Blues Matters Awards.
- 3-time nomination at the prestigious 2011 Blues Music Award in Memphis, USA for 'Contemporary Blues Female Artist', 'Contemporary Blues Album' (Unconditional) and 'Best DVD' (An Evening at Trasimeno Lake)
- Endorsed by Fender, Mesa Boogie, Yamaha acoustic guitars, Ovation and DR strings.
- Performed together with BB-King, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, Sonny Landreth, Jonny Lang and many others....
- Unconditional (2011) Eclecto Groove Records
- An evening at Trasimeno Lake DVD & CD (2010) ArtisteXclusive Records
- Blind for Love (2009) Eclecto Groove Records
- Still Making History (2007) Eclecto Groove Records
- Ana! Live in Amsterdam DVD & CD (2005) Ruf Records
- Comfort to the Soul (2003) Ruf Records
- Hush! (2000) Ruf Records
- Hometown (1998) Gerila