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Celebrating Pacific Music

2014 Vodafone 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.

Tickets are on sale now – go to www.ticketdirect.co.nz or phone: 0800 224 224 (Please note a booking fee may apply). 

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!

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.