Big Star Media Group Receives Prestigious Award Nomination

Big Star Media Group Receives Prestigious Award Nomination
March 2010
PR Newswire

CLARKSDALE, Miss., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Big Star Media Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: BMGI) (the "Company") a diversified entertainment and information distribution company, today announced it has received a nomination for the prestigious 2010 Blues Music Awards presented by the Blues Foundation.

The Company received a nomination for DVD of the Year for the film entitled 'Down to the Crossroads – Volume 1'. This film features George Thorogood and the Destroyers with legendary blues man Eddie Shaw. 'Down to the Crossroads' is a series filmed largely at the world-famous Ground Zero Blues Club located in Clarksdale, Mississippi where a modern rock star is paired with a blues legend and extols the impact the blues great has made on their career and the industry as a whole. Additional mixing and post-production work was completed at the Clarksdale Sound Stage.

Big Star Media senior vice president, Gary Vincent, said, "It's a tremendous honor to receive this award nomination and we're absolutely thrilled be included among such a high quality list of nominees. Needless to say, it's wonderful to have your creative work validated by the entire industry and shows the level of quality to which our Company is committed."

"Every year the Blues Foundation is given the challenge of recognizing the best of the best - and this year's list of nominees are certainly worthy of the designation," remarked Jay Sieleman, executive director of the Blues Foundation.

The Blues Foundation will present the Blues Music Awards at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, TN on May 6, 2010. The Blues Music Awards are universally recognized as the highest honor given to Blues artists. The presenting sponsor will once again be The Gibson Foundation. 2010 BMA sponsors include ArtsMemphis, BMI, Casey Family Programs, Eagle Rock Entertainment, FedEx, Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, and the Tennessee Arts Commission.

About Big Star Media Group, Inc.

Big Star Media Group, Inc. is a multi-faceted entertainment and information distribution company focused on web-based presentations of live music events, the promotion of new musical talent, film production, and corporate messaging. Big Star Media Group holds several subsidiaries that are each focused on specific aspects of the Company's strategic plan, including: Big Star Live, Big Star Records, Big Star Informative Media, Big Star Films, and Big Star Communications. Its various entities focus on everything from the webcasting of live music events, to promoting new musical talent, producing film, and performing corporate messaging. For more information, please visit:

About The Blues Foundation

The Blues Foundation is a non-profit organization established to preserve Blues history, celebrate Blues excellence, support Blues education and ensure the future of this uniquely American art form. The Foundation consists of a worldwide network of 185 affiliated Blues societies and has individual memberships spanning the globe.

In addition to the Blues Music Awards, the Foundation also produces the Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, the International Blues Challenge and the Keeping the Blues Alive Awards. It fosters education through its Blues in the Schools programming, supports the medical needs of Blues musicians with its HART Fund, and offers health insurance access through its Sound Healthcare program. Throughout the year, the Foundation staff serves the worldwide Blues community with answers, contact information and news. For more information or to join The Blues Foundation, log onto

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