2021 BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR | Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar | | The JUNO Awards

Drawing influences from Memphis soul greats such as Aretha Franklin and Sharon Jones, Samantha Martin has been nominated for thirteen Maple Blues Awards to date. Martin has released 5 full-length albums throughout her career. Following her debut record “Back Home” in 2008, she released the self-titled “Samantha Martin and The Haggard” in 2012. In 2014, Martin formed the soul and blues-focused band “Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar”. The band’s debut record “Send the Nightingale” was released in 2015 earning Martin four nominations at 2015 Maple Blues Awards. In 2018, Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar released “Run To Me” which was nominated for a JUNO Award for Blues Album of the Year. The band have released 3 brand new singles in September and October, from their highly anticipated follow-up record “The Reckless One” due this November.

  • 2019 JUNO Nominee – Blues Album of the Year
  • 2018 CIMA Road Gold Award Recipient
  • Thirteen-time Maple Blues Award Nominee
  • 2019 Cobalt Prize runner-up
  • Semi-finalist at International Blues Challenge 2018 in Memphis
  • #1 on Top 50 Canada Album Chart – Roots Music Report
  • #11 on Top Blues Album Chart – Roots Music Report
  • #1 on Stingray Blues Charts
  • #1 UK IBBA Blues Radio Charts