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Awards

Here Are Your 2018 Blues Music Award Winners

Nominees, presenters, and performing artists gather to recognize the year's best. 135 nominees in 26 categories share one thing - their love of blues music.

Blues Music Week 2018 Will Be Like No Other

Blues Hall of Fame inductions, free medical screenings, meet-and-greets with art shows, fundraisers, and of course the Blues Music Awards themselves make for an event filled week!
Link Wray Courtesy of Q Prime Artist Management

Link Wray’s “Rumble” Inducted Into First Class of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s...

"Rumble" became a flash point for countless musicians including Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Pete Townshend, Jeff Beck and Elvis Costello.
Blues Hall of Fame 2018 Collage

Two Chicago Drummers to be Inducted Into Blues Hall of Fame

Chicago Drummers Sam Lay and Fred Below will both be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame on May 9th, 2018 at Memphis' Halloran Centre.
Blues Hall of Fame 2018 Collage

39th Blues Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

This year, there will be 13 illustrious honorees, representing all five of the Hall of Fame’s categories.

Sexism in the Music Industry – Can This Still Be a Thing?

While sexism, on its face, may seem to affect up-and-coming artists more than those who are more established, nothing could be further from the truth.

Colin James Triumphs at the Maple Blues Awards

The big winner of the evening was Colin James, who took home awards for Electric Act of the Year, Recording/Producer of the Year and Guitarist of the Year.
BMA 2018 Feature

2018 Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

This year, two additional award categories were added, bringing the total to 26. The two new categories are Instrumentalist - Vocals, and Rock Blues Artist.

Ringo Starr Awarded Knighthood

Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has been awarded a knighthood as part of Queen Elizabeth's annual New Year's Honours.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Announced

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018 includes Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
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