Awards 2017-07-18T17:50:34+00:00

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The Blues Music Awards

This event brings together Blues performers, industry representatives, and fans from all over the world to celebrate the best in Blues recordings and performances from the previous year. The BMAs are generally recognized as the highest honor given to Blues musicians. The Blues Music Awards are awarded by vote of Blues Foundation members.

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Keeping the Blues Alive Award

Each year, The Blues Foundation presents the Keeping the Blues Alive (KBA) Awards to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the Blues world. The KBAs are awarded exclusively to non-performers based strictly on merit and selected by a panel of Blues professionals.

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