Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album

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Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album
Awarded for quality contemporary blues albums
Country United States
Presented by National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
First awarded 1988
Last awarded 2017
Website grammy.com

The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album was awarded from 1988 to 2011 and from 2017 onwards. Until 1992 the award was known as Best Contemporary Blues Performance and in 1989 was awarded to a song rather than to an album.

The award was discontinued after the 2011 Grammy season in a major overhaul of Grammy categories. From 2012 onwards, the category was merged with the Best Traditional Blues Album category to form the new Best Blues Album category. However, in 2016 the Grammy organisation decided to revert the situation back to the pre-2012 era, with two separate categories for traditional and contemporary blues recordings respectively.[1]

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were handed out, for music released in the previous year.

2010s

Grammy Awards of 2017

Nominees


Grammy Awards of 2011

Grammy Awards of 2010

2000s

1990s

1980s

References

  1. ^ Press Release, 16 June 2016
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