HBCU Sports recently named North Carolina A&T's marching band—the Blue and Gold Marching Machine—its 2021 Band of the Year.

The decision was made via polling, and internet users could cast votes on the site between Jan. 14 and 21. 

Participants were able to choose between North Carolina A&T, Jackson StateFlorida A&MSouthern, and Alabama State, and the Aggies wound up coming out on top. The Blue and Gold Marching Machine received just over half of the votes (50.81%, or 223,329 votes).