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The 2018 Blues Blast Music Awards

The Best Blues Music Awards Show on The Planet!

The 2018 Blues Blast Music Award Nominations Information

The Blues Blast Music Awards honor contemporary Blues artists and their recordings. Artists with major labels and indie artists are eligible to be considered.

The eligibility period for specific recordings is music released from May 1, 2017, to April 30, 2018. Categories such as Male Blues Artist, Female Blues Artist, Blues Band and the Rising Star Award are not tied to these specific dates but instead are based on our nominator's recent observations of performances of touring artists over the past year.


Contemporary Blues AlbumTraditional Blues Album
Soul Blues AlbumRock Blues Album
Acoustic Blues AlbumLive Recording Of The Year
New Artist Debut AlbumHistorical or Vintage Recording
Male Blues Artist Of The YearFemale Blues Artist Of The Year
Blues Band Of The YearSean Costello Rising Star Award

Nominators begin returning their nominations May 1st and final nominations were announced in June. Fan voting begins in July.

Save The Date

The awards ceremonies, including the announcement of the winners and performances by the nominees, will be held on Saturday, September 29th, 2018 in Rockford, Illinois so reserve the date now!