|2022 Blues Music Award Nominees Full List Announced
(MEMPHIS, TN) – The full list of 2022 Blues Music Awards Nominees have been announced by the Blues Foundation. The Blues Music Awards 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 and are awarded by vote of Blues Foundation members.
Among the 25 categories, the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year Nominees include Tommy Castro, Eric Gales, Mr. Sipp (Castro Coleman), J.P. Soars, and Sugaray Rayford. The Band of the Year Nominees include Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra, J.P. Soars and the Red Hots, Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials, Sugaray Rayford Band, Tommy Castro & The Painkillers
Find the entire, anticipated 2022 Nominee list here and how to attend the BMA’s and Blues Hall of Fame Awards here.
Blues Foundation members are invited to vote for the Blues Music Awards. The ballot will be open to current Blues Foundation members only until 11:59pm CT Friday, March 18, 2022. To cast your vote, log in to your Member Portal and once logged in, the link to the BMA Ballot will be available at the top of the page.
To become a Blues Foundation member, visit here and click on the Join button to learn about the different membership levels and how to easily and securely join online. Upon membership confirmation, new and renewing members will be sent instructions on how to access the 2022 Blues Music Awards Ballot.