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Black Weblog Awards Voting Schedule

The 2014 Black Weblog Awards Schedule is as follows:
Nominations Open September 16
Nominations Close September 30
First Round Voting Opens October 7
First Round Voting Ends October 14
Finals Voting Opens October 21
Finals Voting Ends October 28
Winners Announced November 4

Winners will be honored in a live ceremony at the 2015 Blogging While Brown Conference on June 20, 2015 in Austin,TX.



Nominations for 2014 Black Weblog Awards are OPEN

Thanks to everyone who supported the Twitter chat last night. We got off to a great start and nominations are rolling in! 

We are officially taking nominations and you can find the form under the Notification Form tab. More so, we're updating the website's sidebar and Twitter throughout the day.

Please remember: Blogs only need to be nominated once. If you see a blog is already nominated, please don't nominate them again.

You can see the Rules for more details. 

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us via Twitter or email us at 

Thanks again for supporting The Black Weblog Awards! 


Join us for a Twitter Party #BWA14 


Categories for the 2014 Black Weblog Awards 

The 2014 Black Weblog Awards winners will be announced on November 4th and will be honored June 2015 in Austin, TX at a dinner during the Blogging While Brown Conference weeend.  

Nominations open on September 16th. 

Here are the categories for the 2014 Black Weblog Awards:

Returning Categories

  1. Best Automotive or Car Blog

  2. Best Beauty Blog

  3. Best Blog Post Series

  4. Best Book or Author Blog

  5. Best Business Blog

  6. Best Entertainment Blog

  7. Best Faith-Based Blog

  8. Best Fashion Blog

  9. Best Film Blog

  10. Best Fitness Blog

  11. Best Food Blog

  12. Best Gaming or Comics Blog

  13. Best Group Blog

  14. Best Health or Wellness Blog

  15. Best Humor Blog

  16. Best International Blog

  17. Best LGBT Blog

  18. Best Music Blog

  19. Best New Blog

  20. Best Original Graphic Design in a Blog

  21. Best Parenting Blog

  22. Best Personal Blog

  23. Best Photography in a Blog

  24. Best Plus Size Fashion Blog

  25. Best Podcast

  26. Best Political or News Blog

  27. Best Science or Technology Blog

  28. Best Sex or Relationship Blog

  29. Best Sports Blog

  30. Best Travel Blog

  31. Best Tutorial Blog or Vlog

  32. Best Video Blog

  33. Best Writing in a Blog

New Categories

  1. Hashtag of the Year

  2. Outstanding Achievement in Online Activism

  3. Best Twitter Feed

  4. Best Instagram Feed

  5. Best Pinterest

  6. Best Facebook Page

  7. Best Tumblr

Provisional Categories (May be Retired in 2015 Due to number of Nominations)

  1. Best Humor Blog

  2. Best Plus Size Fashion Blog

  3. Best Photography in a Blog

  4. Best Sports Blog

  5. Best Film Blog

  6. Best Fitness Blog

Retired Categories

  1. Best Teen Blog

  2. Best Frugal Living, Coupon, or DIY Blog
  3. Best Micro Blog


Again, nominations begin on September 16th. See the rules section for more details on this year's awards process. 

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2014 Black Weblog Awards Nominations Schedule - Nominations Open September 16th.

Thank you for your interest in the 2014 Black Weblog Awards. This will be our 10th Annual Black Weblog Awards. Many of you have asked when nominations will open.

Nominations will open on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 and they will close on Tuesday September 30, 2014.

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