Manitoba Artists Recognized!

Big announcements coming out September 1, 2016!

The Manitoba Country Music Association will announce who has been nominated for this years award show. 

The First Ballot for the 2016 Manitoba Country Music Awards.

From 12:00 am CST July 1st, 2016 to 12:00 am CST August 14th, 2016 all eligible MCMA members may nominate TWO AND ONLY TWO contenders in each of the 15 categories. For eligibility and Category descriptions please refer to the 2016 Manitoba Country Music Association Awards MCMA Awards Rules & Regulations.

MCMA Members can place nominations for the first ballot by logging into the MCMA website and selecting the 2016 Nominations option under the Awards menu item. The nomination menu item is only available once you are logged in.


  • Female Artist of the Year
  • Male Artist of the Year
  • Group or Duo of the Year
  • NCIFM Aboriginal Country Music Award
  • Song of The Year (Songwriters)
  • Roots Artist or Group of the Year
  • Emerging Artist
  • Music Video of the Year
  • Single of The Year
  • Album Of The Year
  • Radio Station of the Year (Secondary Market)
  • Radio Personality or Team of the Year
  • Festival/Event of the Year
  • Venue of the Year
  • Fans’ Choice

The ten (10) Contenders receiving the majority of nominations in each category will appear on the Second (Final) Ballot as nominees, providing they meet the eligibility requirements as determined by the MCMA Awards & Balloting Committee. Second Ballot Contenders are required to be members of the MCMA.

-Kimberley Dawn