Music Nominations

Grammy Nominations
Best Contemporary Blues CD - (2007)
Best Female Artist - (1986)
Best Female Artist - (1980)

BritAwards Nominations
Best British Female Artist - (1996)
Best British Female Artist - (1983)

In 2007 Joan Armatrading became the first female UK artist to debut at number 1 in the Billboards Blues charts. She is also the first UK female artist to be nominated for a Grammy in the blues category.