The Manitoba Country Music Association celebrated the hard work and talent of Manitoba's country music community this month. Presented with Daupin's Countryest, the third annual Manitoba Country Music Awards gala took over The Met on November 10.
Local music legend Cindi Cain was inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Kendra Kay and Leanne Pearson were double winners this year. Kay picked up the Fan's Choice award and was named Female Artist of the Year. Pearson won Album of the Year and Music Video of the Year.
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
GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
Past the Perimeter
NCI FM INDIGENOUS COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD
SONG OF THE YEAR (Songwriters)
Songwriter: Derek Peters
ROOTS ARTIST, DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
Two Crows for Comfort
EMERGING ARTIST AWARD
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Leanne Pearson - "Hot Pursuit"
SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Petric- "Single Problem"
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Leanne Pearson - Pull It Off
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 (BANJO, FIDDLE, MANDOLIN, KEYS, STEEL)
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR
Now Country 104.7
RADIO ON-AIR PERSONALITY OR TEAM OF THE YEAR
DAUPHIN'S COUNTRYFEST FESTIVAL OR EVENT OF THE YEAR
Howl At The Moon Music Festival
VENUE OF THE YEAR
Times Change(d) High And Lonesome Club
2019 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE
- Awards Manitoba Country Music Awards Country Music MCMA Ben Mak-Wiebe Brennan Wall Brenton Thorvaldson Cindi Cain David James Derek Peters Desiree Dorion Emma Peterson Howl At The Moon Music Festival Kendra Kay Leanne Pearson Now Country 104.7 Past the Perimeter Petric Randi Lynn Steve Broadhurst Times Change(d) High And Lonesome Club Two Crows for Comfort