Pacific Music Awards
Celebrating Pacific Music
2014 Pacific Music Awards
Thursday 8 May
Vodafone Events Centre
The Pacific Music Awards Trust proudly announces the 10th Pacific Music Awards, which will be held on Thursday 8 May 2014, at the Vodafone Events Centre.
The Pacific Music Awards honour and celebrate Pacific artists and their music. To celebrate the 10 year anniversary an expanded awards ceremony event is being planned – we will be celebrating the last year of music, as well as honouring the history of the Pacific Music Awards. Please save this date!
Entries are now open and are due by Monday 3 February. New for 2014 is an online entry system – for the 2014 terms & conditions and for more information visit: http://www.pacificmusicawards.org.nz/entries/
The Trust is also pleased to announce the introduction of a new category, Best International Pacific Artist. This award will acknowledge and include Pacific artists living outside of New Zealand. We look forward to connecting with Pacific artists from around the world and to celebrating their music.
The categories for the 2014 Pacific Music Awards are:
- Radio 531PI Best Pacific Group
- Best Pacific Female Artist
- NZ Music Commission Best Pacific Male Artist
- Niu FM Best Pacific Urban Artist
- APRA Best Pacific Song
- Tagata Pasifika Best Pacific Language
- Best Pacific Gospel Artist
- Best International Pacific Artist
- NZ On Air Best Pacific Music Video
- Best Pacific Music Album (nb: NZ Music Award ‘Tui’)
The Pacific Music Awards Trust selects an independent panel of judges, to judge all the entered categories. In addition to the above, the following four awards will also be presented:
- Auckland Council People’s Choice Award – Best Pacific Artist
- Manukau Institute Of Technology Lifetime Achievement Award
- Phillip Fuemana Award – Most Promising Pacific Artist
- NZ On Air Radio Airplay Award
The People’s Choice Award is determined by public vote - and all the 2014 finalists are eligible for this award.
Finalists for each of the entered categories will be announced in late March – with the winners confirmed at the awards ceremony on Thursday 8 May.