August 16th, 2016 Last Updated on: August 16th, 2016
The 16th Annual Native American Music Awards nominees have been announced and there are a lot of great artists on the ballot! Do you see your favorite singer on the list? A lot of the nominees on this year's ballot have been featured on PowWows.com before!
Some of the highlights include:
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
- Annie Humphrey (Ojibwe) – Uncombed Hair
- Joe Tohonnie Jr (Apache/Navajo) – Family Keeping Our Traditions Alive
- Shelley Morningsong (Northern Cheyenne) – Love Medicine
- Steven Rushingwind (Cahuilla) – Red Beaten Path
- Tabitha Fair (Chickasaw) – Toward The Rising Sun
- Vince Redhouse (Navajo) – Appear To Be
BEST POW WOW RECORDING
- Born To Sing: Pow Wow Songs Recorded live at ASU – Young Bear (Various)
- Kihtawasoh Wapakwani/Beautiful Flower – Cree Confederation (Cree)
- Live @ Apache Gold – Yellow Spotted Horse (Ponca)
- Live From The Big Sky – Show Time (Various /Three Affiliated Tribes)
- Now and Forever Love Songs – Big River Cree (Cree)
- True North Strong & Cree Pow Wow Songs Recorded Live at Enoch – Northern Cree (Cree)
And man, best video is a tough category. So many good ones on here! Which is your favorite?
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
#DearNativeYouth – Mic Jordan (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewas)
Why? – Supaman and Acosia Red Elk
One Day – Indian City (Ojibway)
Rez Life – Blue Flamez featuring BLL (Warm Springs/Klamath/Crow/Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians)
One By One – Shelly Morning Song
Hellraisers On Harleys – Jim Boyd (Confederated tribes of Colville Reservation)
For instructions on how to vote and the full list of nominees please click this link!
The 16th Annual Native American Music Awards will be held September 17 2016 at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino Event Center in Salamanca, NY. For more information please visit http://www.nativeamericanmusicawards.com/.
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