Here are the Blues Blast Music Awards nominees for your voting pleasure

Blues Blast Magazine is ready for you to vote for the best in blues. Starting July 5.

The magazine is offering its 14th year of awards in twelve blues categories, with final selection done by popular vote. They select the nominees using a group of blues music industry professionals, including music critics, journalists, festival promoters, music venue managers, producers and musicians.

Then you have from July 5 to Aug. 6 to vote on the mag’s website. Voting is free and open to anyone, but you can only vote once. If you’re not a subscriber, you are automatically signed up to receive the free online mag when you vote.

Here are the 2021 nominees:

Contemporary Blues Album

Traditional Blues Album

Soul Blues Album

Rock Blues Album

Acoustic Blues Album

Live Blues Album

Historical Or Vintage Recording

New Artist Debut Album

Blues Band

Male Blues Artist

Female Blues Artist

Sean Costello Rising Star Award