The Manitoba Country Music Association celebrated the hard work and talent of Manitoba's country music community again this month. Presented with Daupin's Countryest, the second annual Manitoba Country Music Awards gala took over the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre on November 10
Hosted by QX104's Leanne Cater, the event handed out the hardware and featured performances by several local acts and nominees, including Doc Walker, David Pestrak, Don Amero, Kayla Luky, Kendra Kay, Petric, Quinton Blair, Renee Lamoureux, Ryan Keown, and more.
The MCMA is a non-profit organization, dedicated to the promotion, development, and enhancement of all aspects of Manitoba country music at the local, national, and international level. The MCMA endeavors to create venues for the promotion of Manitoba country artists through sponsorship of its own events and involvement in other organization's events.
Check out this year's nominees...
FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
ABORIGINAL COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD
SONG OF THE YEAR (Songwriters)
"I'm Not Ready To Let Go" - Chris Ising
ROOTS ARTIST, DUO, OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
EMERGING ARTIST AWARD
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Petric - "All She Wrote"
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Petric - It Girl
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR (Secondary Market)
NCI FM (Winnipeg)
RADIO ON-AIR PERSONALITY OR TEAM OF THE YEAR
FESTIVAL OR EVENT OF THE YEAR
VENUE OF THE YEAR
MANITOBA TALENT DEVELOPMENT AWARD
HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE
- Awards Manitoba Country Music Awards MCMA Renee Lamoureux Ryan Keown Doc Walker Ashley Robertson Chris Ising Quinton Blair Kayla Luky Petric NCI FM Leanne Cater Dauphin's Countryfest Nashville's Winnipeg Kevin Walters