Blues Blast Awards

Blues Blast Music Award Submissions
Now open until May 31st, 2021!


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

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

NEW FOR 2021
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

New Artist Debut

Artist Categories

Male Blues Artist

Female Blues Artist

Blues Band of the Year

Sean Costello Rising Star Award

Artist categories based on the nominators recent observations of performances by touring artists over past years.

Albums released from June 1, 2020 to May 31st, 2021 are eligible.

Complete information available at:

Submission Fees for 2021
$50 if submitted from April 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021.
$75 if submitted from May 1, 2021 to May 15, 2021.
$100 from May 16, 2021 to May 31, 2021

Please Submit your music as soon as possible!
It makes the nominators job easier.


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