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Archived News 2015




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Ashley Robertson
2015 awards reception performers
Performing acoustically starting at 6:30pm in the reception area at the Park Theatre Nov 10th before the awards begin are:

Kayla Luky
Stu Porteuos
Trevor Johnson
David Pestrak
Quinton Blair
MCMA Awards Performers
The Manitoba Country Music Awards – Manitoba country music’s biggest night. This award show celebration features performances by some of Manitoba’s brightest country stars. Performing during the award show are:

David James
Leanne Pearson
Petric
Kimberley Dawn
Ryan Keown
Keith and Renee
Doc Walker


Watch for the announcement of who will be performing acoustically during the opening reception.
2015 MCMA Awards
2015 ISecond Ballet Industry Member Extension
The MCMA is extending the deadline to join as a voting Industry member for the 2015 awards to September 8th, 2015
2015 MCMA Awards Tickets


Tickets for the 2015 Manitoba Country Music Awards will be available for sale starting October 1st 2015. Details will be posted prior to the October 1st date.
2015 MCMA Awards Seond Ballet
The Second Ballot for the 2015 Manitoba Country Music Awards is now Open to all MCMA "Industry Level" Members

From 12:00 am CST September 1st, 2015 to 12:00 am CST October 18th, 2015 all eligible MCMA Industry members may vote for ONE Nominee in each category. For the complete rules and category descriptions please refer to the 2015 Manitoba Country Music Association Awards “MCMA Awards” Rules & Regulations available at www.manitobacma.com

To place your votes for the second ballot you must log into the MCMA website and click the “VOTE” option under the 2015 Awards menu item. Only valid MCMA Industry level members will have this option available.
2015 MCMA Award Nominees


Congratulations to all the 2015 Manitoba Country Music Award Nominees.

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Ashley Robertson
Desiree Dorion
Frannie Klein
Kayla Luky
Kendra Kay
Kimberley Dawn
Leanne Pearson
Lindsay Rae
Rachel Ashley
Sol James
Tracy Bone

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Chris Ising
David James
David Pestrak
Don Amero
Ed Penner
Jason Kirkness
Quinton Blair
Ray St. Germain
Ross Roteliuk
Ryan Keown

EMERGING ARTIST AWARD
Ashley Robertson
Bros Landreth
Chris Ising
David James
David Pestrak
Don Amero
Kendra Kay
Kimberley Dawn
Leanne Pearson
Petric
Quinton Blair
Ryan Keown
Trevor Johnson

GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
4 mile road
Bros Landreth
Doc Walker
Foster Martin Band
Keith & Renee
Petric

ABORIGINAL COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD
Ashley Robertson
Chris Barker Band
Desiree Dorian
Don Amero
Kimberley Dawn
Ray St. Germain
Rick Dixon
Stu Porteaus
Tracey Bone

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Ashley Robertson - Heatwave
David James - What We Weren't Looking For
Don Amero - Love Like That
Kendra Kay - Some things go together like that
Kimberley Dawn - 'Til the Cowboys Come Home
Leanne Pearson - Tuned Into You
Leanne Pearson - Worth Fighting For
Petric - Here Goes Everything
Ryan Keown - Amen
Ryan Keown - Nothin

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Chris Ising - Serenity
Doc Walker - The 8th
Don Amero - Refined
Keith and Renee - Feel Good Thing
Kendra Kay - Broken EP
Kimberley Dawn - 'Til the Cowboys Come Home

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Chris Ising - I'm From The Country
David James - What We Weren't Looking For
Don Amero - Love Like That
Heather Longstaffe - Slingshot
Kendra Kay - Some Things Go Together Like That
Kimberley Dawn - Till The Cowboys Come Home
Leanne Pearson - Tuned Into You
Leanne Pearson - Worth Fighting For
Ryan Keown - Nothin'

ROOTS ARTIST, DUO, OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
Ashley Robertson
Bros Landreth
Del Barber
Doc Walker
Don Amero
Ed Penner
Jerry Sereda
Kayla Luky
Keith & Renee
Kimberley Dawn
Leanne Pearson
Lindsay Rae
Luke Reimer
Quinton Blair
Rhia Rae
Ridley Bent
Sierra Noble
Sol James

SONG OF THE YEAR (Songwriters)
And When I'm Dead - Chris Ising , Laurie Williams (Chris Ising Performer)
Heatwave - Ashley Robertson, Fiona Culley, Rachel Button (Ashely Robertson Performer)
I Love My Country - Keith Macpherson, Renee Lamoureux, Chris Burke Gaffney, Arun Chaturvedi (Keith and Renee Performers)
Love Like That - Don Amero, Murray Pulver (Don Amero Performer)
Shake It Like Its Saturday Night - Chris Thorsteinson, Dave Wasyliw (Doc Walker Performer)
Tuned Into You - Leanne Pearson, Willie Mack (Leanne Pearson Performer)
When Life Happens - Chris Ising (Chris Ising Performer)
Worth Fighting For - Leanne Pearson, Willie Mack and Jake Mathews (Leanne Pearson Performer)

RADIO ON-AIR PERSONALITY OR TEAM
Al Gaines (730 CKDM)
Alex DeVries (730 CKDM)
Brian Cook (NCI FM)
Brody and Samantha (QX104)
Bruce LePerre (730 CKDM)
Karen Black (Country 107)
Leanne Cater (QX104)
Leanne Doty (880 CKLQ)
Ray St. Germain and Naomi Clark (NCI FM)
Ty Hildebrand (Country 88.9)

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR (Secondary Market)
101.1 The Farm (Brandon)
730 CKDM (Dauphin)
CFAM Radio 950 (Altona )
CFRY 920 (Portage La Prairie)
CKLQ 880 (Brandon)
Country 107 (Steinbach)
Country 88.9 FM (Winkler)
Country 93.1 (Portage La Prairie)
NCI FM (Winnipeg)

VENUE OF THE YEAR
Club Regent Casino Event Center
Cowboys Roadhouse
Houstons Country Roadhouse
Palomino Club
The 40
The Great Western Roadhouse
The Handsome Daughter
The Park Theatre
The Royal George
Times Changed High and Lonesome
Whiskey Dix

FESTIVAL OR EVENT OF THE YEAR
Dauphin's Countryfest
Dukefest Rossburn
Festival du Voyageur
Harvest Moon Festival
Morden Corn and Apple Festival
Red River Exhibition
Steinbach Summer In The City
Winkler Harvest Festival
Banned & Outlawed performance August 9th
Banned & Outlawed performing August 9 2015 at the Heritage Museum fair grounds. Performing 12:00-4:00 periodically along with ethnic dancers and other scheduled events.
Local country band performing "Banned & Outlawed"
Beausejour Manitoba annual car show "Shades of the Past" August 30, 2015 proud to present our local country band "Banned & Outlawed." They will perform periodically during the day from 12:00-4:00. "Banned & Outlawed" not only play modern country but throw in fiddle tunes and a few classic rock tunes.

Check out facebook - shades of the past car club Beausejour Manitoba

Manitoba Country Music Association