Manitoba Country Music Awards Announce 2018 Winners

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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...

FAN'S CHOICE 
Kendra Kay

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Leanne Pearson

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Don Amero

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
Past the Perimeter

EMERGING ARTIST AWARD
Jade Turner

ROOTS ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
Quinton Blair

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
David James - Downtown Kids

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Don Amero - "Church"

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Petric - "18 Ends"

SONG OF THE YEAR (SONGWRITERS)
"18 Ends" - Jason Petric, Tom Petric, David Sleightholm, Travis Wood (Performer: Petric)

NCI FM ABORIGINAL COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD
Don Amero

ALL STAR BAND OF THE YEAR - GUITAR
Stephen Arundell

ALL STAR BAND OF THE YEAR - BASS
Mucha Bee

ALL STAR BAND OF THE YEAR - DRUMS
Josh Ayers

ALL STAR BAND OF THE YEAR - SPECIALTY
Bill Western
Michael Audette

RADIO ON-AIR PERSONALITY OR TEAM OF THE YEAR
Brian Cook, NOW Country 104.7

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR
NOW Country 104.7 (Winnipeg))

VENUE OF THE YEAR
Club Regent Event Centre

FESTIVAL OR EVENT OF THE YEAR
Dauphin's Countryfest (Dauphin)

JANICE STARODUB IMPACT AWARD
Heidi Howarth

2018 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE
Eric Irwin

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