2023 BBMA Submission Info

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Blues Blast Music Award Submissions
Now open until May 31st, 2023!

The Blues Blast Music Awards honor
contemporary Blues artists and their recordings.

Albums released from June 1, 2022 to May 31st, 2023 are eligible.

Artists with major labels and independent artists are eligible to be considered.

All submissions are digital. No physical CDs needed.


Album Categories

Contemporary Blues Album

Traditional Blues Album

Soul Blues Album

Rock Blues Album

Acoustic Blues Album

Live Blues Recording

Historical or Vintage Recording

Best New Artist Debut

Additional Categories

Male Blues Artist

Female Blues Artist

Blues Band of the Year

Sean Costello Rising Star Award

Record Producer of the Year

Electric Guitarist of the Year

Acoustic Guitarist of the Year

Slide Guitarist of the Year

Bass Guitarist of the Year

Keyboard Player of the Year

Percussionist of the Year

Harmonica Player of the Year

Horn Player of the Year

Vocalist of the Year

New category for 2023!

Blues Video of the Year*

*Videos released on YouTube between June 1, 2022 to May 31st, 2023 are eligible!

Submission Fees for 2023
$50 until May 1, 2023

$75 if submitted from May 1, 2023 to May 15, 2023.

$100 from May 16, 2023 to May 31, 2023
Please Submit your music as soon as possible!
It makes the nominators job easier.

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