Manitoba Country Music Awards Announce 2018 Nominees

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The Manitoba Country Music Association celebrates the hard work and talent of Manitoba's country music community again this month. Presented with Daupin's Countryest, the third annual Manitoba Country Music Awards gala is set for November 10.

Hosted by Patricia Conroy, the event will hand out the hardware and feature performances by several local acts and nominees, including David JAmes, Doc Walker, Petric, Kendra Kay, Leanne Pearson, Ryan Keown with Emma Peterson, Don Amero, Past the Perimeter, Jade Turner, Tyler Del Pino, 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...

FAN'S CHOICE 
Kendra Kay
Leanne Pearson
Past the Perimeter
Petric
Quinton Blair
Ryan Keown

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Desiree Dorion
Jade Turner
Kayla Luky
Kendra Kay
Leanne Pearson
Renee Lamoureux

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
David James
Don Amero
Greg Arcade
Quinton Blair
Ryan Keown
Tyler Del Pino

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
Doc Walker
Johnson Crook
Past the Perimeter
Petric
Poets & Lies
Two Crows for Comfort

EMERGING ARTIST AWARD
Elsie Morden
Emma Peterson
Jade Turner
Rhianna Rae Saj
Russell Lee
Tyler Del Pino

ROOTS ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
Del Barber
Greg Arcade
Kayla Luky
Poets & Lies
Quinton Blair
Two Crows for Comfort

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Petric - 18 Ends
David James - Downtown Kids
Greg Arcade - It All Started With a Heartache
Past the Perimeter - Lost With You
Tom Dutiaume - Out of the Shadows
Tyler Del Pino - The Great Unknown

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Petric - "18 Ends"
Tyler Del Pino - "Anywhere You Wanna Go"
Don Amero - "Church"
David James - "Downtown Kids"
Leanne Pearson - "I Wanna Be More"
Past the Perimeter - "She's Gone"

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Petric - "18 Ends"
Kendra Kay - "Buy You A Drink"
David James - "Downtown Kids"
Leanne Pearson - "I Wanna Be More"
Past the Perimeter - "She's Gone"
Chris Ising - "The Burn Don't Burn No More"

SONG OF THE YEAR (SONGWRITERS)
"18 Ends" - Jason Petric, Tom Petric, David Sleightholm, Travis Wood (Performer: Petric)
"It All Started With a Heartache" - Greg Arcade
"I Wanna Be More" - Leanne Pearson
"Personal Truth" - Chris Burke-Gaffney, Benjamin Truman, Chad Truman, Raquel Warchol (Performer: Raquel Cole)
"She's Gone" - Derek Peters, Evan Taplin, Murray Pulver (Performer: Past the Perimeter)
"The Burn Don't Burn No More" - Chris Ising, M Trey Willeford (Performer: Chris Ising)

NCI FM ABORIGINAL COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD
Desiree Dorion
Don Amero
Frannie Klein
Jade Turner
Kimberley Dawn
Renee Lamoureux

ALL STAR BAND OF THE YEAR - GUITAR
Brennan Wall
Derek Peters
Lachlan McLean
Logan Picton
Murray Pulver
Stephen Arundell

ALL STAR BAND OF THE YEAR - BASS
Ben Mak-Wiebe
Evan Taplin
Jon Mushaluk
Karl Shewchuk
Meg Dolovich
Mucha Bee

ALL STAR BAND OF THE YEAR - DRUMS
Devin Biy
Jon Plett
Josh Ayers
Mark Kohan
Paul Fontaine
Stephen Broadhurst

ALL STAR BAND OF THE YEAR - SPECIALTY
Bill Western
Brenton Thorvaldson
Chris Nakonechny
Logan Picton
Michael Audette
Tom Dutiaume

RADIO ON-AIR PERSONALITY OR TEAM OF THE YEAR
Alex DeVries, 730 CKDM
Brian Cook, NOW Country 104.7
Brody Jackson, QX 104
Kimberley Dawn and Stephen Broadhurst, NOW Country 104.7
Leanne Cater, QX 104
Leanne Doty, Q Country 91.5

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR
730 CKDM (Dauphin)
CJSB-FM 104.5 (Swan River)
NCI FM (Manitoba)
NOW Country 104.7 (Winnipeg)
Q Country 91.5 (Brandon)
QX 104 (Winnipeg)

VENUE OF THE YEAR
Club Regent Event Centre
Cowboys Roadhouse
Nashville's Winnipeg
The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre
The Royal George
Times Change(d) High & Lonesome Club

FESTIVAL OR EVENT OF THE YEAR
Dauphin's Countryfest (Dauphin)
Festival du Voyageur (Winnipeg)
Howl at the Moon Music Festival (Hill Top Resort)
Niverville Olde Tyme Country Fair (Niverville)
Steinbach Summer in the City (Steinbach)
Stonewall Quarry Days (Stonewall)


 

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