Entry details for both the GRAMMY® Awards and Blues Music Awards

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Dear Blues Band & Blues Label,
It’s Awards Season once again. Here is a reminder about the current entry details for both the GRAMMY® Awards and the Blues Music Awards.

The second round for the 61st GRAMMY® Awards opens on August 8, 2018 and closes on August 22, 2018.

September 15, 2018 is the last day to either renew your membership or become a Recording Academy Voting Member in order to be able to vote on the ballot in the first voting round which commences on October 15th, 2018.

Go here to join the Academy. This link has every detail about the entry process.

Submissions for the Blues Music Awards can be accessed here.

This year the Blues Foundation has debuted it’s new online submission process where your music, cover art and liner notes can be uploaded directly to the Awards Platform. No more sending quantities of physical CDs!

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 entries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email.


Michael Freeman
Chair, The Recording Academy Blues Task Force
Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, The Blues Foundation


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