Dear Blues Band & Blues Labels… It’s Awards Season once again

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Here is a reminder for the current entry details for both the 2018 Grammy® Awards and the 2018 Blues Music Awards. The first round for Grammy® Award entries closed on July 17th, 2017 for recordings released between October 1st, 2016 and July 31st, 2017. The second round opens on August 9th and closes on August 27th. This is for recordings released between August 1st, 2017 and September 30th, 2017.

Here’s a link that has every detail about the entry process. September 15th is also the last day to either renew or become a Recording Academy Voting Member in order to be able to vote in the first-round ballot. Go here to join.

Submissions for the Blues Music Awards are open through this link. Not a member of The Blues Foundation or need to renew? Please click on this link

If anyone has further questions or needs help in making their entry please contact Michael Freeman here.


Michael Freeman

Chair, The Recording Academy Blues Task Force Board of Directors, The Blues Foundation


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