2017 Blues Blast Awards USA

Fiona has just won the 'Acoustic Blues Album' category for her latest Reference Recordings release 'Professin' the Blues'.  She is the only Australian blues artist to ever be nominated in these noted international awards.  Here's how the 'Blues Blast Music Awards' work...

In early May, a group of Blues music industry professionals including music critics, journalists, festival promoters, music venue managers, producers, musicians and other Blues music industry professionals nominated the best in Blues music in twelve categories. The complete list of nominees is listed below and is also available at our website at:


Fan voting to determine the winners begins July 1, 2017 and continues until August 15, 2017 on our website at BluesBlastMagazine.com. Voting is free and open to anyone who is a Blues Blast Magazine subscriber. Blues Blast Magazine subscriptions are always FREE and you are automatically signed up as part of the voting process on our website.

The Blues Blast Music Awards are presented by Blues Blast Magazine, the largest FREE weekly internet Blues magazine with over 36,000 Blues fan subscribers located in all 50 states and in more than 90 countries.


A complete list of the 2017 Blues Blast Music Award nominees follows:

Contemporary Blues Album

Traditional Blues Album

Soul Blues Album

Rock Blues Album

Acoustic Blues Album

Live Blues Recording

Historical Or Vintage Recording

New Artist Debut Album

Blues Band

Male Blues Artist

Female Blues Artist

Sean Costello Rising Star Award

Contact Information: Bob Kieser (309) 267-4425 or info@bluesblastmagazine.com