Submissions Are Now Open For The 2018 Indigenous Music Awards
Happening May 18/2018 in Winnipeg, MB. Submission Deadline Feb. 14/2018
January 8, 2018 in Industry News
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2018 Indigenous Music Awards presented by Casinos of Winnipeg held at the Club Regent Event Centre in Winnipeg, MB, on May 18, 2018.
Entries from Indigenous recording artists and music industry professionals from around the world can be submitted online HERE until February 14, 2018, for over 20 award categories.
All submissions must have been released between February 15, 2016 and February 14, 2018, to be eligible for nomination in this year's award categories.
Twenty-two Indigenous Music Awards – including the IMA Lifetime Achievement Award – will be presented on Friday, May 18, 2018, at the Club Regent Event Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
* Best Blues Album
* Best Country Album
* Best Folk Album
* Best Gospel Album
* Best Inuit, Indigenous Language or Francophone Album
* Best Instrumental Album
* Best Hand Drum Album
* Best Peyote Album
* Best Pow Wow - Traditional Album
* Best Pow Wow - Contemporary Album
* Best Pop Album
* Best Rap/Hip Hop Album
* Best Rock Album
* Best Electronic Album *new*
* Best Music Radio Program
* Best Television Music Program
* Best International Indigenous Release
* Best Music Video
* Best New Artist
* Best Producer/Engineer
* Best Radio Single
Voting is conducted by Music Industry Professionals only.
Interested in becoming an Music Industry Voter? Register online HERE.
ABOUT INDIGENOUS MUSIC AWARDS:
Presented annually by Manito Ahbee Festival, Indigenous Music Awards (formerly Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards) is the world's premier awards show recognizing the accomplishments of Indigenous recording artists and music industry professionals from around the globe.
ABOUT MANITO AHBEE FESTIVAL:
Manito Ahbee Festival celebrates Indigenous arts, culture, and music in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The 13th annual festival is May 16-20, 2018 and features the Indigenous Music Awards, Indigenous Music Conference, International Pow Wow, Indigenous Marketplace and Trade Show, Getting Jiggy With It, Art Expo, Art Challenge, and Youth Education Day.