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Welcome to the Manitoba Country Music Association, home to some of Canada's biggest names in country music. The Manitoba Country Music Association is a non-profit organization, dedicated to the promotion, development, and enhancement of all aspects of country music in Manitoba.

Membership in the Association is free, and open to anyone actively involved in Country music, whether as an Artist, Writer, Press, Fan, etc... What are you waiting for? Join Now

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2018 MCMA Awards Fans' Choice
Voting for the 2018 Manitoba Country Music Awards FANS' Choice Award is now open!

This Award is voted on by the fans. You do not need to be a member to vote for Fans' Choice. One vote per IP is allowed.

From 12:00 pm CST September 1, 2018 to 12:00 am CST September 28, 2018 voting will remain open for the MCMA FANS' CHOICE Award.

2018 Award Tickets Now On Sale

Do you have your tickets for the 2018 Manitoba Country Music Awards?

On November 10 2018 the Manitoba Country Music Awards presented by the Manitoba Country Music Association (MCMA) and Dauphins Countryfest, will be held at The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre by Canad Inns in the heart of Downtown Winnipeg. This is an evening not to be missed as we bring the provinces largest country music community together. Several of Manitoba's top country acts along with host Patricia Conroy will entertain guests as the prestigious awards are handed out.

General Admission Adult Tickets are $35.00 each plus taxes
18plus event
Doors open at 6:00PM
Show starts at 8:00PM

Note: Doors to the performance area will be closed once program starts and entry will be based on program breaks.

Get your tickets at TicketMaster
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2018 MCMA Awards Nominees
Congratulations to all the 2018 Manitoba Country Music Awards Nominees.



















2018 MCMA Awards - Overview
2018 MANITOBA COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
On November 10, 2018, the Manitoba Country Music Awards, presented by the Manitoba Country Music Association (MCMA) and Dauphin’s Countryfest, will be held at The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre by Canad Inns in the heart of Downtown Winnipeg. This is an evening not to be missed as we bring the province’s largest country music community together. Several of Manitoba’s top country acts will entertain guests as the prestigious awards are handed out to the highest-voted artists.

ABOUT MEMBERSHIP VOTING
With the exception of twoawards that are voted on and determined by the MCMA Board of Directors, the MCMA Awards will go through a two-stage ballot process. MCMA membership is split in to two factions: Associate (Fan Only) members and Industry members. All MCMA members will be eligible to participate in the First Ballot (Nominate). Only MCMA Industry members will be eligible to participate in the Second Ballot and must be registered with the MCMA as an Industry member by September 28, 2018. Fans’ Choice will appear on the Second Ballot as well as an Online Public Voting Ballot. The public and MCMA Industry member vote tallies will be combined for a total number of votes to determine the winner of the Fans’ Choice Award. Click here to learn more about MCMA memberships and to register as a member of the MCMA.

We strongly encourage fans and industry members to spread the word and vote as we celebrate Manitoba’s country music talent.

All final nominees are required to be Industry members of the MCMA as of September 1, 2018, in order to be eligible to participate in the Second Ballot. See the 2018 MCMA Awards Rules and Regulations for further details.

The MCMA is looking for sponsors and supporters of the event. If you are interested, or know of any individual, group or businesses that maybe interested, please email the MCMA at manitobacma@gmail.com.

KEY DATES
First Ballot opens – July 1, 2018
First Ballot closes – August 14, 2018
TOP SIX (6) NOMINEES ANNOUNCED – September 1, 2018
Second Ballot opens – September 1, 2018
Second Ballot closes – September 28, 2018
WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT AWARDS SHOW – November 10, 2018

AWARDS CATEGORIES
Voted by Membership
Female Artist of the Year
Male Artist of the Year
Group or Duo of the Year
NCI FM Aboriginal Country Music Award
Song of the Year (Songwriters)
Roots Artist, Duo or Group of the Year
Emerging Artist
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)
Music Video of the Year
Single of the Year
Album of the Year
Radio Station of the Year
Radio On-Air Personality or Team of the Year
Festival or Event of the Year
Venue of the Year

Voted by Membership and Online Public Voting
Fans’ Choice

Selected by the MCMA Board
Impact Award
Janice Starodub Manitoba Development Award
Hall of Fame Inductee
2018 MCMA Awards - Overview
2018 MANITOBA COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
On November 10, 2018, the Manitoba Country Music Awards, presented by the Manitoba Country Music Association (MCMA) and Dauphin’s Countryfest, will be held at The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre by Canad Inns in the heart of Downtown Winnipeg. This is an evening not to be missed as we bring the province’s largest country music community together. Several of Manitoba’s top country acts will entertain guests as the prestigious awards are handed out to the highest-voted artists.

ABOUT MEMBERSHIP VOTING
With the exception of twoawards that are voted on and determined by the MCMA Board of Directors, the MCMA Awards will go through a two-stage ballot process. MCMA membership is split in to two factions: Associate (Fan Only) members and Industry members. All MCMA members will be eligible to participate in the First Ballot (Nominate). Only MCMA Industry members will be eligible to participate in the Second Ballot and must be registered with the MCMA as an Industry member by September 28, 2018. Fans’ Choice will appear on the Second Ballot as well as an Online Public Voting Ballot. The public and MCMA Industry member vote tallies will be combined for a total number of votes to determine the winner of the Fans’ Choice Award. Click here to learn more about MCMA memberships and to register as a member of the MCMA.

We strongly encourage fans and industry members to spread the word and vote as we celebrate Manitoba’s country music talent.

All final nominees are required to be Industry members of the MCMA as of September 1, 2018, in order to be eligible to participate in the Second Ballot. See the 2018 MCMA Awards Rules and Regulations for further details.

The MCMA is looking for sponsors and supporters of the event. If you are interested, or know of any individual, group or businesses that maybe interested, please email the MCMA at manitobacma@gmail.com.

KEY DATES
First Ballot opens – July 1, 2018
First Ballot closes – August 14, 2018
TOP SIX (6) NOMINEES ANNOUNCED – September 1, 2018
Second Ballot opens – September 1, 2018
Second Ballot closes – September 28, 2018
WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT AWARDS SHOW – November 10, 2018

AWARDS CATEGORIES
Voted by Membership
Female Artist of the Year
Male Artist of the Year
Group or Duo of the Year
NCI FM Aboriginal Country Music Award
Song of the Year (Songwriters)
Roots Artist, Duo or Group of the Year
Emerging Artist
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)
Music Video of the Year
Single of the Year
Album of the Year
Radio Station of the Year
Radio On-Air Personality or Team of the Year
Festival or Event of the Year
Venue of the Year

Voted by Membership and Online Public Voting
Fans’ Choice

Selected by the MCMA Board
Impact Award
Janice Starodub Manitoba Development Award
Hall of Fame Inductee
Manitoba Country Music Association