Congratulations to all nominees of the 42nd Blues Music Awards! The 42nd BMAs will be presented as a virtual event on Sunday, June 6, 2021 starting at 4 p.m. CT. The world is invited to watch the celebration, which will be live-streamed on our Blues Foundation Facebook and YouTube channel.

To view the complete list of BMA nominees in all 25 categories, click 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 12, 2021. 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 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 2021 Blues Music Awards Ballot. 

If you do not remember your membership login or need assistance logging in, please contact Keisha at or 901-527-2583, ext. 10.