Electric blues singer Janiva Magness is touring in support of Love Is an Army. At 61, she's been nominated for Grammy awards, and has won seven Blues Music Awards in her time. In 2009 she was named the Blues Foundation’s Entertainer of the Year. Detroit-born, she worked as a St. Paul recording engineer before an invite to sing some backup vox ushered her into a life of performing. Army is her 14th release since 1991.