1984 - 5th Annual Blues Awards

Blues Single
Ask Me No Questions/Honey Bee - Albert King
Blues Party/Cleo'sBack - Abb Locke with Otis Rush
Down Home Blues/Down Home Blues - Denise LaSalle
Open House/Who You Been Givin' It To - Z.Z. Hill
Phone Booth/Got To Make A Comeback - Robert Cray
 
Blues Song
Bad Influence - R. Cray & M. Vannice (Robert Cray)
Eighteen Year Old Girl - J.B. Hutto (J.B. Hutto)
I Found Love In The Food Stamp Line - G. Anderson (Albert King)
I'm A Blues Man - J. Shamwell, A.D. Prestage & W. Godbo (Z.Z. Hill)
Phone Booth - D. Walker, R. Cray, R. Cousins, M. Vannice (Robert Cray)
 
Blues Vocalist
Big Joe Turner
Bobby "Blue" Bland
Johnny Copeland
Robert Cray
Z.Z. Hill
 
Contemporary Blues Album (Foreign)
Blues In Progress - Fenton Robinson
Boy From Black Bayou - Louisiana Red
Life Is A Bitch - Luther Allison
Rockin' the Blues - Freddie King
Son Of A Gun - Carey & Lurrie Bell
 
Contemporary Blues Album (U.S)
Bad Influence - Robert Cray
Guitar Slinger - Johnny Winter
I'm A Blues Man - Z.Z. Hill
San Francisco '83 - Albert King
Slippin' and Slidin' - J.B. Hutto
 
Contemporary Blues Female Artist
Big Mama Thornton
Denise LaSalle
Etta James
Koko Taylor
Valerie Wellington
 
Contemporary Blues Male Artist
Clarence Gatemouth Brown
Magic Slim
Robert Cray
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Z.Z. Hill
 
Entertainer
Stevie Ray Vaughan
 
Instrumentalist of The Year
Albert Collins
Buddy Guy
Clarence Gatemouth Brown
James Booker
Stevie Ray Vaughan
 
Traditional Blues Album
Electric Lightnin' - Lightnin' Hopkins
Highway 61 Blues - James "Son" Thomas
Live - John Hammond
New Orleans Piano Professor - Tuts Washington
Sunnyland Train - Sunnyland Slim
 
Traditional Blues Female Artist
Alberta Hunter
Linda Hopkins
Mama Yancey
Queen Ida
Sippie Wallace
 
Traditional Blues Male Artist
Big Joe Turner
John Hammond, Jr.
John Lee Hooker
Robert Jr. Lockwood
Sunnyland Slim
 
Vintage or Reissue Album (Foreign)
Atomic Energy - Clarence Gatemouth Brown
Magic Touch - Magic Sam & Shakey Jake
Nobody Knows Chicago Like I Do - Otis Spann
Shake Your Hips - Slim Harpo
Sings The Blues - T-Bone Walker
The Inventor Of The Electric Guitar Blues - T-Bone Walker
 
Vintage or Reissue Album (U.S.)
A Slick Chick On The Mellow Side - Dinah Washington
Boss Blues Harmonica - Little Walter
Chess Masters - Buddy Guy
The Original Peacock Recordings - Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown
Whose Muddy Shoes - Elmore James/John Brim
Willie's Blues - Willie Dixon & Memphis Slim