Blues Magazine is trots dat we wederom genomineerd zijn voor de European Blues Award voor Best Publication: de zesde keer al weer! Na het winnen van de Award  voor Best Publication in 2013 én 2016 en nominaties in 2014 en 2015 en 2017, zijn we in 2018 wederom genomineerd.

We zijn ook trots op jullie, onze volgers die zo actief bij ons betrokken zijn! Dank aan allen die de blues en Blues Magazine een warm hart toedragen! Stemmen staat open voor iedereen en kan tot zaterdag 10 november 12.00 uur via

Stemmen dus! is proud to be nominated again for an European Blues Award: the sixth time so far! Just like in 2013 and 2016 (winner!), 2014, 2015 and 2017, we are nominated this year again for Best Publication. We would like to thank all of those who have been liking and promoting blues music and have been supporting Blues Magazine the last couple of years! Please go to and vote for Blues Magazine as Best Publication!

From the website of the European Blues Awards:
Voting is now open in all ten categories of the 2018 European Blues Awards. The vote is open to all and a very big thanks to followers of @BluesHour, our team and everyone who contributed to the finalist selection process. There will also be a lifetime contribution award and more information will be announced during the #BluesHour forum on twitter Monday 5th November. The vote will close in a week’s time 12.00 hrs CET Saturday 10th November 2018.

The European Blues Awards are completely independent, have no sponsorship and reflect the views of the Blues loving public worldwide. Keeping the Blues Alive!

And the nominees are:

Best Band 2018
Malone Sibun Band
King King
Band of Friends

Best Guitarist 2018
Joe Bonamassa
Erja Lyytinen
Kris Barras

Best Vocalist (Female) 2018
Beth Hart
Layla Zoe
Elles Bailey

Best Vocalist (Male) 2018
Alan Nimmo
Marcus Bonfanti
Joe Bonamassa

Best Solo/Acoustic 2018
Bex Marshall
Eddie Martin
Dave Arcari

Best Musician (Performance) 2018
Susan Santos
Paul Lamb
Lisa Mann

Best Album/Session 2018
Carolina Confessions – Marcus King Band
Almost Transparent Blues – Wily Bo Walker
High Cost of Low Living – Nick Moss Band
The Divine and Dirty – Kris Barras Band
Never Say Never – Sari Schorr

Best Event/Festival 2018
Ribs en Blues Festival Raalte
Rawa Blues Festival Katowice
Great British R&B Festival Colne
Notodden Blues Festival

Best Radio Show 2018
Cerys Matthews – BBC Blues Show
Charlie Hussey – Blues Train Dublin
Amy Rose Atkinson – Lancashire Bluenotes

Best Magazine/Publication 2018
Blues Magazine NL
Blues Matters UK

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