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Pacific Music Awards 2019 Winners Announced

Pacific Music Awards 2019 Winners Announced

Friday 24th May, 2019 10:37AM

The 15th Pacific Music Awards have wrapped after a high spirited evening of celebrating the Pacific music industry and its top talents at the Vodafone Event Centre in Auckland last night. It was also a night of commemoration, as they recognised the late Tongan Monarch Queen Sālote Tupou III with the Manukau Institute of Technology Lifetime Achievement Award. Kings took home a small wagon’s worth of awards, with Best Pacific Male Artist, APRA Best Pacific Song, the NZ On Air Streaming Award, and SIT/MAINZ Best Producer alongside 10A for their album Lov3 & 3go. Up and comer Razé claimed Best Pacific Female Artist Award and absolutely nailed a live performance on the night with huge vocals and tight choreo. Walk your eyes down the long list of Pacific music high achievers below…

Auckland Council Best Pacific Female Artist Award: Razé - ‘Not About You’

NZ Music Commission Best Pacific Male Artist Award: Kings - Lov3 & 3go

PMN Best Pacific Group Award: Tomorrow People - BBQ Reggae

PMN Best Pacific Gospel Artist Award: Adeaze - A Mother's Love

Base FM NZ & Island Base FM Samoa Best Pacific Hip Hop Artist Award: SWIDT - The Most Electrifying

Best Pacific Soul/RnB Artist Award: Razé - ‘Not About You’

Pato Entertainment Best Pacific Roots/Reggae Artist: Tomorrow People - BBQ Reggae

Flava Best International Pacific Artist Award: Jaro Local - Dakini Tangarareh

SIT/MAINZ Best Producer Award: Kings & 10A  - Lov3 & 3go

NZ On Air Best Pacific Music Video: Villette ‘Money’ - Directed by Parker Howell, Baron VR

APRA Best Pacific Song: Kings - ‘6 Figures’ Written by Kingdon Chapple-Wilson

SunPix Best Pacific Language: Punialava’a Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow O ananafi, O nei ma Taeao

Recorded Music NZ Best Pacific Music Album Award: Tomorrow People - BBQ Reggae

Phillip Fuemana Award – Most Promising Pacific Artist: Melodownz

NZ On Air Radio Airplay Award: WINNER: General Fiyah feat Three Houses Down – ‘Here To Stay’

NZ On Air Streaming Award: Kings – ‘Don’t Worry About It’

SunPix People’s Choice Award – Best Pacific Artist: Tomorrow People

Manukau Institute of Technology Lifetime Achievement Award: Her Majesty Queen Sālote Tupou lll

And here's the full stream for you to scrub through to the best bits...



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