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Get out the vote…for the APCMA!

Posted By PowWows.com June 26th, 2014 Last Updated on: June 26th, 2014

Voting is now open for the 9th annual Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards (APCMAs). Nominees in all 22 categories, talented nominees have been announced. For two nights, Native America's celebrated musicians will receive awards. The APCMA RBC Ohshkii Awards Showcase on Thursday, September 11 at The Winnipeg Art Gallery is an Invite-only event. The televised APCMA Show occurs on Friday, September 12 at the MTS Centre. A full broadcast will appear on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. Tickets are available for purchase at www.ticketmaster.ca.

First round of voting for the APCMA was only open to Industry Voters. Worldwide voting is now open to the public. This round of voting is from June 19th –July 19th,2014.Music fans that register online may vote to choose the winners,and voting is open around the world and is free online.

To vote,go to www.aboriginalpeopleschoice.com and select the Sign Up page. Once you register,you can choose your favorite artists in each category!Voting closes July 19,2014 at 11:59pm CST.

Categories and Nominees are:
BEST ALBUM COVER DESIGN:
INDIAN CITY–Colors
INEZ JASPER–Burn Me Down
JB THE FIRST LADY-­‐Indigenous Girl LifeStyle
SHY-­‐ANNE–Bones
UTIN MACHISKINIE AND LANCE CROW–Life of Happiness

BEST BLUES CD:
CARY MORIN–Streamline
GARY SAPPIER–Who Ya Foolin
JOEL JOHNSON–Blues Joose
Volume
II

YOUNG MEDICINE–Be Your Own Person

BEST COUNTRY  CD:

GENEVIEVE FISHER–Bad Enough

KELLY DERRICKSON–Warriors of Love

LEANNE GOOSE–This Time

NELSON  LITTLE –The Little Things

SHY-­‐ANNE –Bones

BEST FIDDLE CD:
BOYD  BENJAMIN– The Flying Gwitch’in Fiddler

JASON  LEPINE– Drivin’ Force

MIDNIGHT MIST–Still Going

BEST FLUTE CD

DALLAS ARCAND–Thunderbird Spirit

JODY THOMAS GASKIN –Ojibway Flute Songs

RUSHINGWIND &MUCKLOW –Strong Horse

RYAN  LITTLE EAGLE –The Long Journey Home

TONY  DUNCAN –Native Son

BEST FOLK/ACOUSTIC CD:

DIYET  –When You Were King

JANET PANIC –Most Of What Follows Is True…

JASMINE NETSENA –Take You With Me

LEONARD SUMNER– Rez Poetry

SAMANTHA CRAIN –Kid Face

BEST GROUP OR DUO:

GARY SAPPIER

OHWIHSHA

WINNIPEG BOYZ

YOUNG MEDICINE

BEST HAND DRUM CD:

CREE CONFEDERATION–Piciciwin – Cree Round DanceSongs

FAWN &DALLAS–Blessings

NITANIS ‘KIT’LARGO –Serenity

NORTHERN CREE –Ewipihcihk

POUNDMAKER –The Way It Used To Be

BEST INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS RELEASE:

ADONIS PUENTES –Sabor a Café

H’SAO  –Oria

LAETITIA  ZONZAMBE–Sanza

SAINA &GEO–Songs of Gaia

THE IMBAYAKUNAS – Andean Soul

BEST MUSIC VIDEO:

A TRIBE CALLED RED– Sisters

GENEVIEVE  FISHER –Bad Enough

INEZ  JASPER–Dancin’ on the Run

KEITH SECOLA–Say Your Name

SUPAMAN  –Prayer Loop Song

BEST NEW ARTIST:

CRYSTAL J

GHOST TOWN ORCHESTRA

ICEIS RAIN

JASMINE NETSENA

LEONARD SUMNER

BEST PEYOTE CD:

DELBERT BLACKHORSE –Friends&Family

JOE TOHONNIE JR. –Apache Peyote Songs

KEVIN YAZZIE–Charity

MEEWASIN OMA–God Saw It Was

UTIN  MACHISKINIE AND LANCE CROWE–Life of Happiness

BEST POP CD:

INDIAN CITY–Colors

INEZ JASPER–Burn Me Down

JB THE FIRST LADY–Indigenous Girl LifeStyle

MOODIE X2 –Never Alone

RED ROCKERZ–Electronic Gangster

BEST POwWOW CD CONTEMPORARY:

BEAR CREEK–Kaagige–Forever

EASTERN EAGLE– Twenty Years of Powwow

NORTH BEAR-­‐#NBallday

NORTHERN CREE–Loyalty to the Drum

NORTHERN  VOICE –Dance of the Moon

YOUNG BEAR–Live

BEST POW WOW CD TRADITIONAL:
BUCWILD –On The Rise

HANISHA SINGERS –Live at Whitefish Bay

IRON BOY–On The Rise

MIDNITE EXPRESS–Live in Cali 2

WILD BAND OF COMANCHES –Makin A Ruckus

BEST PRODUCER/ENGINEER:

CHRISTA COUTURE–The Living Record

DALLAS ARCAND– Thunderbird Spirit

INDIAN CITY–Colors

INEZ JASPER–Burn Me Down

KRISTI LANE SINCLAIR – The Sea Alone

SAMANTHA CRAIN–Kid Face

BEST RAP/HIPHOP CD:

KASP–K.A.S.P. #Living Tha Good Life

MIKE BONE–Rain Dance

SHAWN BERNARD–Livin Like Stars

SUPAMAN –Gorilla

WINNIPEG BOYZ–Ab Initio

BEST ROCK CD:

GHOST TOWN ORCHESTRA–Dead Wait

ICEIS RAIN–The Queen

KICKIN KROTCH–Kickin Krotch

KRISTI LANE SINCLAIR–The Sea Alone

WHEN DARKNESS FALLS–The Power

BEST TELEVISION PROGRAM/PROMOTION OF ABORIGINAL MUSIC:

LIVE FROM THE HUNDRED YEARS CAFÉ

THE CANDY SHOW

WABANAAGIG

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
DESIREE DORION– Turn To Me
ELISAPIE ISAAC– Life Is What You Make It

INEZ JASPER–Dancin on the Run

SAMANTHA CRAIN– Somewhere All The Time

SHY-­‐ANNE–Be Your Girl

ABORIGINAL SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR:

DESIREE DORION– Mama Got a Shotgun

DONNY PARENTEAU –Sun Shower

GENEVIEVE FISHER –Bad Enough

INDIAN  CITY –Colors

JANET PANIC–Somewhere Warm

ABORIGINAL ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR:

CARY MORIN

DALLAS ARCAND

GARY SAPPIER

KASP

SHY-­‐ANNE

For more information:
Janell Melenchuk, Marketing Manager
204.989-­‐0119
[email protected]


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