Each May in Memphis, The Blues Foundation presents the Blues Music Awards in 25 categories to the artists selected by its members. The Blues Music Awards represent the highest accolade afforded musicians and songwriters in Blues music. Close to 100 nominees attend the live show which features the presentation of awards and a night full of nominee performances.
The event brings together Blues performers, industry representatives and fans from all over the world to celebrate the best in Blues recordings and performances from the previous year. Each year, the Foundation presents The Blues Music Awards to the artists selected by its members. They are universally recognized as the highest honor given to Blues artists 

 Blues Music Awards Winners

All this information was taken from 
        The blues fondation Site : www.blues.org
           Facebook : The Blues Foundation