The Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards (APCMA) are now accepting submissions for the artist and industry categories.
The Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards celebrates the best in Aboriginal music from across Turtle Island and around the world. The yearly event is one of the biggest music parties in Indian Country to be sure, and this year the APCMAs have established a new voting process for selecting nominees.
- Round 1 of all APCMA categories will be juried by industry professionals. Each category jury will select up to five nominee.
- The general public will select the winners in each category by voting on the aboriginalpeopleschoice.com website in Round 2.
Applications are now open! Apply by Friday, June 29, 2012 at 5:00PM (CST).
Download the APCMA Entry Form here:
The artistic/genre categories are:
- Best Blues CD
- Best Country CD
- Best Fiddle CD
- Best Flute CD
- Best Folk/Acoustic CD
- Best Francophone CD
- Best Gospel CD
- Best Hand Drum CD
- Best Instrumental CD
- Best Inuit CD
- Best Peyote CD
- Best Pop CD
- Best Pow Wow CD – Traditional
- Best Pow Wow CD –Contemporary
- Best Rap/Hip Hop CD
- Best Rock CD
The specialty categories are:
- Aboriginal Female Entertainer of the Year
- Aboriginal Male Entertainer of the Year
- Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year
- Best Aboriginal Music Radio Station/Program
- Best Album Cover Design
- Best Duo or Group
- Best International Indigenous Artist(This category for Indigenous Artists from outside of North America)
- Best Music Video
- Best New Artist
- Best Producer/Engineer
- Best Television Program/ Promotion of Aboriginal Music
- Single of the Year
Mail submissions to:
Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards
509 Century Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada