The APCMA now accepting submissions

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The Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards (APCMA) is now accepting submissions for the artist and industry categories.

Submissions Deadline: Friday, June 29, 2012 at 5:00PM (CST)


1. Round 1 of all APCMA categories will be juried by industry professionals. Each category jury will select up to five nominees.

2. The general public will select the winners in each category by voting on the website in Round 2.

The first round of voting will start on July 16 and end on August 6. The second round of voting will begin on August 13 and end on September 3. The winners in each category will be announced at one of the two APCMA shows in Winnipeg on November 1 and 2.

Download the APCMA Entry Form here:

The artistic/genre categories are:
Best Blues CD
Best Country CD
Best Fiddle CD
Best Flute CD
Best Folk/Acoustic CD
Best Francophone CD
Best Gospel CD
Best Hand Drum CD
Best Instrumental CD
Best Inuit CD
Best Peyote CD
Best Pop CD
Best Pow Wow CD - Traditional
Best Pow Wow CD - Contemporary
Best Rap/Hip Hop CD
Best Rock CD

The specialty categories are:
Aboriginal Female Entertainer of the Year
Aboriginal Male Entertainer of the Year
Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year
Best Aboriginal Music Radio Station/Program
Best Album Cover Design
Best Duo or Group
Best International Indigenous Artist (This category for Indigenous Artists from outside of North America)
Best Music Video
Best New Artist
Best Producer/Engineer
Best Television Program/Promotion of Aboriginal Music
Single of the Year

All submissions must be mailed to the APCMA office and received by Friday, June 29, 2012.

Mail submissions to:
Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards
509 Century Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3B 2J2

For more information:
Jacquie Black or Sandy Fox
Toll Free: 1-866-449-0251

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