Vodafone Pacific Music Awards

Celebrating Pacific Music

2016 Vodafone Pacific Music Awards 
Thursday 9th June 2016
Vodafone Events Centre
Auckland, New Zealand


The Pacific Music Awards Trust is proud to announce that the 2016 Vodafone Pacific Music Awards, will be held on Thursday 9 June, at the Vodafone Events Centre.   Please save this date! 


We’re excited to celebrate the music released in 2015 and honour our amazing Pacific music artists.  The awards celebrate Pacific music, with 15 awards presented, supporting by amazing live performances throughout the awards ceremony.


Finalists for each of the entered categories will be confirmed at the Finalist Announcement Event in April, with the winners confirmed at the awards ceremony on 9 June.


The Pacific Music Awards Trust selects an independent panel of judges, who judge all the entered categories.   The following awards will also be presented:

•    Vodafone People’s Choice Award – Best Pacific Artist

•    Manukau Institute of Technology Lifetime Achievement Award

•    Phillip Fuemana Most Promising Pacific Artist

•    NZ On Air Radio Airplay Award


The Vodafone People’s Choice Award is determined by public vote  - and all the 2016 finalists will be eligible for this award.   Details for voting will be announced soon.


To remind you of the 2015 Vodafone Pacific Music Awards, check out the press release and our events page.  Our official photos are here within our Gallery page - and also check the footage from Tagata Pasifika, from their 1 hour highlights special (20 June) and also their summer episodes, featuring the full live performances (26 December and 9 January).



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