Entries for the 2017 Pacific Music Awards are now closed.

2017 Pacific Music Awards
Thursday 1 June
Vodafone Events Centre
Auckland, New Zealand

Pacific artists who have released singles, EPs or albums for sale, during 1 January – 31 December 2016, will be eligible. To confirm an artist’s eligibility, please read the 2017 PMA Terms and Conditions.

All nominations are completed online and can be submitted by the artist or their representative. To access the online nomination system, you will require a link and password – please email info(at)pacificmusicawards.org.nz and these details and further information will be provided to you.

The entered categories for 2017 are confirmed as the following:

  • Best Pacific Group
  • Best Pacific Female Artist
  • Best Pacific Male Artist
  • Best Pacific Language
  • Best Pacific Song
  • Best Pacific Music Video
  • Best Pacific Gospel Artist
  • Best Pacific Urban Artist
  • Best Producer
  • Best International Pacific Artist
  • Best Pacific Music Album (nb: NZ Music Award ‘Tui’)

Both the nominator and nominated artist must sign the final nomination page, in order for an entry to be complete. Then the hard copy of the nomination page and the accompanying materials and recordings (CDs, USB, DVD etc) need to be submitted to the Pacific Music Awards Trust.

The Pacific Music Awards Trust selects an independent panel of judges, to judge all the entered categories. Please note the Trustees are not part of the judging panel. The identity of the judges will remain confidential.

For any queries regarding nominations or the awards ceremony, please contact:

Petrina Togi-Sa’ena
Pacific Music Awards Trustee and Event Producer
Mobile: +64 272 451 898

Email: info(at)pacificmusicawards.org.nz

Pacific Music Awards Trust contacts:

Post: Pacific Music Awards Trust, c/- Recorded Music NZ Ltd, Private Bag 78850, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1245

Courier/personal delivery: Pacific Music Awards Trust, c/- Recorded Music NZ Ltd, Level 1, 2A Hakanoa Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021