Blues artist who was simply named the B.B. Entertainer of the entire year and Modern Blues Female Designer of the entire year in ’09 2009. She released her 1st independent blues record in 1997 known as It Takes Someone to Understand One. She released the record Stronger FOR THIS in 2012. Her seventeen-year romantic relationship with hubby and musical collaborator Jeff Turmes finished in 2012. Koko Taylor and Magness had been the very first two females to earn the B.B. Ruler Entertainer of the entire year Award.