2018 Blues Blast Music Awards – Vote Now!

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2018 BBMA Nominees Announced

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2018 Blues Blast Music Award Nominations

Contemporary Blues Album

Traditional Blues Album


Soul Blues Album


Rock Blues Album


Acoustic Blues Album


Live Blues Recording


Historical Or Vintage Recording

New Artist Debut Album


Blues Band


Male Blues Artist


Female Blues Artist


Sean Costello Rising Star Award

2016 Blues Blast Music Award Winners

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2016 Blues Blast Music Award
Winners Announced


Lifetime Achievement Awards

  • Henry Gray
  • Barrelhouse Chuck
  • Bruce Iglauer


Contemporary Blues Album

Traditional Blues Album

Soul Blues Album

Rock Blues Album

Acoustic Blues Album

Live Blues Recording

Historical Or Vintage Recording

New Artist Debut Album

Blues Band

Male Blues Artist

Female Blues Artist

Sean Costello Rising Star Award

2016 Blues Blast Music Awards Nominees

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2016 Blues Blast Music Award Nominations

Voting to determine the winners begins July 1, 2016. Voting is free and open to anyone who is a Blues Blast Magazine subscriber. You do not have to be a current subscriber to vote! You are automatically signed up as part of the voting process on our website if you are not currently a subscriber. Blues Blast Magazine subscriptions are always FREE!

2016 Blues Blast Music Awards Ceremonies – The 2016 Blues Blast Music Awards ceremonies will be held at The Fluid Events Center in Champaign, Illinois on September 23rd, 2016. The awards ceremony will feature music by the artists nominated. Tickets for the event will go on sale in mid July at http://www.BluesBlastMagazine.com.
Contemporary Blues Album – stream nominee’s music HERE

Traditional Blues Album – stream nominee’s music HERE

Soul Blues Album – stream nominee’s music HERE

Rock Blues Album – stream nominee’s music HERE

Acoustic Blues Album -stream nominee’s music HERE

Live Blues Album – stream nominee’s music HERE

Historical Or Vintage Album – stream nominee’s music HERE

New Artist Debut Album – stream nominee’s music HERE

Blues Band – stream nominee’s music HERE

Male Blues Artist – stream nominee’s music HERE

Female Blues Artist – stream nominee’s music HERE

Sean Costello
Rising Star Award – stream nominee’s music 
 HERE

2015 Blues Blast Music Awards Nominees

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2015 Blues Blast Music Award Nominations

Voting to determine the winners begins July 15, 2015. Voting is free and open to anyone who is a Blues Blast Magazine subscriber. You do not have to be a current subscriber to vote! You are automatically signed up as part of the voting process on our website if you are not currently a subscriber. Blues Blast Magazine subscriptions are FREE!

2015 Blues Blast Music Awards Ceremonies – The 2015 Blues Blast Music Awards ceremonies will be held at The Fluid Events Center in Champaign, Illinois on September 25th, 2015. The awards ceremony will feature music by the artists nominated. Tickets for the event will go on sale in mid July at http://www.BluesBlastMagazine.com.

Contemporary Blues Album

Traditional Blues Album

Soul Blues Album

Rock Blues Album

Acoustic Blues Album

New Artist Debut Album

Live Blues Recording

Historical Or Vintage Recording

Blues Band

Male Blues Artist

Female Blues Artist

Sean Costello Rising Star Award

September 29th, 2018, 6:00pm Held at Tebala Event Center – Rockford, IL 61821