On Thursday, May 9th, The Blues Foundation announced the winners of the 40th annual 💙 BLUES MUSIC AWARDS 💙,
- the blues world's highest honors. 

Artist related to BLUES HEAVEN FESTIVAL received a total of 13 AWARDS!!
4 artists received a total of 5 AWARDS, before the 2019 edition and 8 of earlier years performing artists won prestigious prizes...

Powerhouse vocalist SHEMEKIA COPELAND won two awards for her groundbreaking 2018 album, » America's Child« Album Of The Year and Contemporary Blues Album Of The Year. 

Legendary guitarist and soulful vocalist JOE LOUIS WALKER, harmonica master Giles Robson and piano virtuoso Bruce Katz won the Acoustic Album Of The Year Award for their critically acclaimed 2018 release, »Journeys To The Heart Of The Blues«. 

Celebrated guitarist NICK MOSS and harmonica giant DENNIS GRUENLING (of The Nick Moss Band Featuring Dennis Gruenling) both won awards -- Moss for Traditional Blues Male Artist Of The Year and Gruenling for Best Instrumentalist -- Harmonica. 
The ceremony last Thursday was totally SOLD OUT, but don't worry!!! There are still tickets for Blues Heaven Festival in November available here:www.bluesheaven.dk
Remember - Here in 2019 will there only be a handful of events on the entire globe, where so many of the best blues and soul artists meet as on November 1st & 2nd in the mighty fine ARENA NORD in Frederikshavn.

BMA 2019 prizes