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Copyright, British Blues Awards all rights reserved 2014                              

Male Vocals

Female Vocals

Blues Band

Harmonica Player


Acoustic Act

Bass Player

Keyboard Player



Overseas Artist

Independent Blues Broadcaster

Young Artist

Blues Album

Blues Song

Blues Festival

Kevin Thorpe Award For Songwriter

Barry Middleton Award  For Emerging Artist

As usual we will be giving you a sneak preview of the finalists in each category with announcements on supporting radio shows.

Details of where and when to listen will appear here against each of the categories below.

After the announcements we will be listing the finalists in each category.

Blues Greats

Lifetime Achievement

Blues Greats

Sponsored by The Tuesday night Music Club

The Boom Band


The Laurence Jones Band

The Nimmo Brothers


Red Butler

Sponsored by The New Crawdaddy Blues Club

Joel Fisk

Jules Fothergill

Laurence Jones

Aynsley Lister

Alan Nimmo

Stevie Nimmo

Sponsored by Blues In Britain

Blacktop Deluxe

Blues Engine

The Della Grants

Rebecca Downes



The Voodoo Sheiks

Sponsored by Blues is the Truth

Marcus Bonfanti

Half Deaf Clatch

Joel Fisk and Jon Amor

Mark Harrison

Jack J Hutchinson

Ian Siegal

Matt Woosey

Sponsored by G99photography

Dan Burnett

Paul Jobson

Paul Long

Paddy Milner

Dale Storr

Steve Watts

Sponsored by Blues And Roots Connections

Half Deaf Clatch

Mark Harrison

King King

Stevie Nimmo

Trevor Sewell

Wily Bo Walker

Sponsored by Digital Blues

Katie Bradley

Kyla Brox

Rebecca Downes

Lorna Fothergill – Northsyde

Kaz Hawkins

Connie Lush

Sponsored by Blues in the South

Marcus Bonfanti

JoJo  Burgess

Paul Cox

Aynsley Lister

Alan Nimmo

Stevie Nimmo

Sponsored by Sedgefield Rock & Blues Club

Big Blues – Jesse Davey + Various Artists

Bluesman in a Boneyard – Guy Tortora

Hollow – Trevor Sewell

Reaching for the Light – King King

Renaissance – Connie Lush

The Life and Death of A J Rail – Half Deaf Clatch

This Life -  Dove and Boweevil

Sponsored by The Roots Collective

Tim Aves – The Blues is Back

Kevin Beale – Blues on the Marsh

Jason Elliott – The Blues and Soul Show

Gary Grainger – The Blues Show

Paul Long – Blues and Roots Connections

Dave Raven – Raven and the Blues

Ashwyn Smyth – Digital Blues

Sponsored by Sunday Morning Soul

Kirk Fletcher

Dana Fuchs

Buddy Guy

Dan Patlansky

Thorbjorn Risager

Buddy Whittington

Mike Zito

Sponsored by Blues & Roots PR

Blues on the Farm

Broadstairs Blues Bash

Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival Colne

Newark Blues Festival

Swanage Blues Festival

Upton Blues Festival

Sponsored by GMH Promotions

Believe – Rebecca Downes

Boneyard – Guy Tortora

Hollow – Trevor Sewell

Lady Lavoo – Dove and Boweevil

Rush Hour – King King

Walk on Land – Chantel McGregor

Sponsored by Pablo & The Blues Show

Alex Butler – Red Butler

Lewis Hamilton

Laurence Jones

Aaron Keylock

Matthew Long – Catfish

Alex McKown

Sponsored by Wall2Wall Blues

Mark Feltham

Alan Glen

Giles Robson

Trevor Steger

Steve “West” Weston

Will Wilde

Sponsored by Raven and Blues

Karena K

Kyla Brox

Oliver Carpenter

Simon Anthony Dixon

Yoka Qureshi Kuiper

Becky Tate

Sponsored by

Mat Beable

Matthew Brooks

Lindsay Coulson

Roger Inniss

Ian Mauricio

Derek White

Sponsored by The Blues Man in The Hat

Craig Bacon

Mark Barrett

Martin Johnson

Sam Kelly

Hayden Doyle

Andrew Naumann

Sponsored by The Cavern Freehouse, London

Sponsored by Ginger Cow Marketing