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Nominations for the 2019 Manitoba Country Music Awards now Open
Nominations for the 2019 Manitoba Country Music Awards is now Open

Nominations (First Ballot) for the 2019 Manitoba Country Music Awards is now Open to all MCMA Members

From 12:00 am CST July 1st, 2018 to 11:59 pm CST August 14th, 2019 all eligible MCMA members may nominate TWO AND ONLY TWO contenders in each of the member voted 19 categories. For eligibility and Category descriptions please refer to the 2019 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 clicking the Nominate Now button below


  • 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
  • Fans’ Choice

The six (6) 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.

Thank you for exercising your right to vote!
MCMA Board of Directors
August 17, Songwriter's In The Round Opportunity
August 17th Songwriters in the Round

Performance Opportunity! On August 17th, we will be hosting our 2nd MCMA Songwriter's Event of 2019 at Trans Canada Brewing Company. This will be an afternoon event, and will provide an experience opportunity for artists and songwriters of all abilities in a fun and interactive atmosphere to be seen and have their music heard. (Please note that songwriters/performers must perform original songs only.)

The format will be a “Songwriters In The Round” style with each songwriter expected to perform a maximum of two songs on stage with 3-4 other artists. If you are interested in participating or performing at this event, please comment below, send us a message, or email us at We look forward to hearing from you!
Songwriters in the Round April 13 2019
Nanci Dagg
2019 AGM

Manitoba Country Music Association