The 2020 Pacific Music Awards
Celebrating Pacific Music
The 2020 Pacific Music Awards ceremony was shared as an online presentation at on Saturday 3 October. We are dedicated to celebrating Pacific music, supporting Pacific artists and keeping our community connected and can’t wait to share this wonderful celebration with you.
Please go to: www.tpplus.co.nz to watch (and re-watch) the 2020 Pacific Music Awards. We hope you can join us for our Pacific music celebration, honouring our amazing 2020 finalists, award recipients and Pacific music community.
The 2020 Pacific Music Awards will also be televised by Tagata Pasifika, with a 1.5 hour special screened on TVNZ1, 9.30 -11am, on Saturday 17 October.
Amidst the waves of change, we have kept moving forward and the online and television option allowed us to maintain the Pacific Music Awards celebration and also keep our community safe at this time.
The finalists for the 2020 Pacific Music Awards are:
Bella Kalolo ‘Ends of the Earth’
Church & AP Teeth
Disciple Pati ‘The Boy Who Cried Woman’
General Fiyah ‘Its You’ feat Three Houses Down
HP Boyz ‘Engineers’
Jordan Gavet ‘Hesitation’
Josh Tatofi Ua Kui A Lawa
JXN ‘Talako Dragon’
Kaiit ‘Miss Shiney’
Kings ‘Hit That’
Lani Alo ‘Alo I Ou Faiva’
Lepani ‘Pocket Full of Love’
Lomez Brown ‘Tell Me’
Lou’ana ‘Move Along’ and ‘Eye to Eye’
Melodownz ‘No Mercy ft Denzel Curry’
Mikey Mayz ‘Wild People’
Noah Slee Twice
Olivia Foa’i Candid
Poetik Hamofied EP 2
Punialava’a Sili’aga I Fa’atufugaga, Beyond Our Stories
Raggadat Cris I Swear
Shepherds Reign ‘Le Manu’
Tomorrow People ‘Fever ft Fiji’
The evening will feature an amazing showcase of Pacific music and 19 award categories will be presented as part of the awards ceremony. The finalists performing live at the ceremony are all performing for the first time at the Pacific Music Awards – reflecting the new wave of Pacific artists and they are: Church & AP, Lou’ana, Shepherds Reign, Lani Alo and Disciple Pati. To opening our evening we have a special performance from Maneanea Dance for our Tuvalu Language Week celebration; and to close our evening we have the special tribute to honour Daniel Rae Costello, performed by Stevie Heatley and TCB.
Pacific Music Awards Trust