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Pacific Music Awards 2018 Winners Announced

Pacific Music Awards 2018 Winners Announced

Friday 25th May, 2018 10:41AM

The 2018 Vodafone Pacific Music Awards saw Ladi6 (who is about to embark on a massive national tour) take home the Best Female Artist award and Best Pacific Music Album awards for her recent offering Royal Blue 3000 EP, with Berlin-based songsmith Noah Slee sweeping the best Male Artist and best Urban Artist categories. Among the evening's many highlights were Parks, Brandan Haru & Julien Dyne picking up the SIT/MAINZ Best Producer Award for their work with Ladi 6, and long-standing family band Punialava’a receiving the Lifetime Achievement award for their sizeable contribution to Samoan music over a fifty year career. Read up on the full list of winners below...


Best Pacific Female Artist Award: Ladi6 ‘Royal Blue 3000 EP’

NZ Music Commission Best Pacific Male Artist Award: Noah Slee ‘Otherland’

Pacific Media Network Best Pacific Urban Artist Award: Noah Slee ‘Otherland’

Pacific Media Network Best Pacific Group Award: Tomorrow People ‘Lock Me Up’

NZ On Air Best Pacific Music Video Award: Samson Rambo ‘Here To Stay’

APRA Best Pacific Song Award: General Fiyah ‘Here To Stay’

SunPix Best Pacific Language: Tomorrow People ‘Sa’ili Le Alofa’

Auckland Council Best Pacific Gospel Artist Award: EFKS Te Atatu Junior Youth - ‘Fa’afetai Le Atua’

Flava Best International Pacific Artist Award: Tenelle ‘For The Lovers’

Recorded Music NZ Best Pacific Music Album Award: Ladi6 ‘Royal Blue 3000 EP’

SIT/MAINZ Best Producer Award: Parks, Brandan Haru & Julien Dyne ‘Royal Blue 3000 EP’

Vodafone People’s Choice Award: General Fiyah

NZ On Air Radio Airplay Award: Brooke Fraser ‘Therapy’

NZ On Air Streaming Award: Kings ‘We’ll Never Know’

Philip Fuemana Most Promising Pacific Artist: Poetik

Special Recognition Award For Outstanding Achievement: Otara Music & Arts Centre (OMAC)

Manukau Institute of Technology Lifetime Achievement Award: Punialava’a

Links
pacificmusicawards.org.nz/

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