Voting has now closed in 39th European Blues Awards. Very big thank you to everyone who voted and all the wonderful finalists in the process. Has been another huge public vote and the awards remain the longest running and biggest independent genre accolade outside the USA.
Further information on the announcement and latest update will be released during weekly #BluesHour twitter Monday 18th November.
Here is a list of 2019 finalists and due to recent events there was no public vote for this year’s Lifetime Contribution Award.
Beaux Gris Gris and the Apocalypse – Kai Strauss and the Electric Blues Allstars – Larkin Poe
Joe Bonamassa – Albert Cummings – Albert Castiglia
Best Vocalist (Female)
Kyla Brox – Lisa Lystam – Dana Fuchs
Best Vocalist (Male)
Alan Nimmo – Marcus Malone – Wily Bo Walker
Dave Arcari – Dom Martin – Cedric Burnside
Best Musician (Performance)
Megan Lovell – Paul Lamb – Eric Gales
Kill or be Kind by Samantha Fish – City Night by Savoy Brown – Pain and Glory by Kyla Brox – Means of Escape by Danny Bryant – Avalanche by Nine Below Zero
Pistoia Blues Italy – Culemborg Blues Netherlands – Colne Blues UK
Best Radio Show
Cerys Matthews Blues Show BBC Radio 2 – Pete Feenstra Blues and Rock Show – Gary Grainger Blues Show – Rob van Elst Bluesmoose Radio
Blues News Norway – Blues in Britain – Blues Magazine Netherlands – Blues Matters UK