The Manitoba Country Music Association celebrated the hard work and talent of Manitoba's country music community again this month. Presented with Dauphin's Countryest, the third annual Manitoba Country Music Awards gala took over The Met on November 10.
Hosted by Patricia Conroy, the event handed out the hardware and featured 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 winners...
FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Don Amero - "Church"
NCI FM ABORIGINAL COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD
ALL STAR BAND OF THE YEAR - GUITAR
ALL STAR BAND OF THE YEAR - BASS
ALL STAR BAND OF THE YEAR - DRUMS
ALL STAR BAND OF THE YEAR - SPECIALTY
RADIO ON-AIR PERSONALITY OR TEAM OF THE YEAR
Brian Cook, NOW Country 104.7
JANICE STARODUB IMPACT AWARD
2018 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE
- Awards Manitoba Country Music Awards Manitoba Country Music Association Leanne Pearson Don Amero Kendra Kay Past the Perimeter Petric David James Quinton Blair Jade Turner Stephen Arundell Mucha Bee Josh Ayers Michael Audette Now Country 104.7 FM Brian Cook Dauphin's Countryfest Club Regent Event Centre Heidi Howarth Eric Irwin