B.B. King

African American Blues Singer and Guitarist by: Emily Errigo

About B.B. King

B.B. King was born September 16, 1925 in Itta Bena, MS. He died May 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV. He was 89. He was a blues singer and guitarist.

Fun Facts

B.B. King has 30 grammy nominations and 15 wins.

He also has a Lifetime Achievement Award.

'BB" is short for "Blues Boy", the name he used when he played on the streets.


B.B. King is very inspirational person. He learned to play guitar himself and mixed all the music he heard into one, calling it blues.
B.B. King - Sweet Little Angel (Live)