2016

FINALISTS & WINNERS

2016 Vodafone Pacific Music Awards

Radio 531PI Best Pacific Group

Sol3 Mio with ‘On Another Note'
Te Vaka with ‘Amataga’
Tomorrow People with ‘Bass & Bassinets’

Winner: pma-icon.png Sol3 Mio with ‘On Another Note'

NZ Music Commission Best Pacific Male Artist

Beau Monga with ‘King and Queen’
K.One with ‘Out of Thin Air’
Vince Harder with ‘Rare Vision’

Winner: pma-icon.png Vince Harder with ‘Rare Vision’

Virgin Australia Best Pacific Female Artist Award

Annie Grace with ‘The Journey’
Rosie with ‘Everything’s Rosie’
Tree with ‘Sweet Lovin’

Winner: pma-icon.png Annie Grace with ‘The Journey’

Niu FM Best Pacific Urban Artist

Beau Monga with ‘King and Queen’
Ill Semantics with ‘Trillogy’
Vince Harder with ‘Rare Vision’

Winner: pma-icon.png Vince Harder with ‘Rare Vision’

APRA Best Pacific Song

Annie Grace with ‘E Le Galo’ (written by Annie Tonumali’i and Pearl Va’afusuaga)
Mal Lakatani with ‘Fiti Lagakali’ (written by Mekemiliani Ikinepule and Malakamu Lakatani)
Te Vaka with ‘Papua I Sisifo’ (written by Opetaia Foa’i)

Winner: pma-icon.png Te Vaka with ‘Papua I Sisifo’ (written by Opetaia Foa’i)

Recorded Music NZ Best Pacific Music Album

Annie Grace with ‘The Journey’
Sol3 Mio with ‘On Another Note’
Te Vaka with ‘Amataga’

Winner: pma-icon.png Te Vaka with ‘Amataga’

SunPix Best Pacific Language

Mal Lakatani with ‘Fiti Lagakali’
Te Vaka with ‘Amataga’
Tha Feelstyle with ‘Sasa’

Winner: pma-icon.png Tha Feelstyle with ‘Sasa’

NZ On Air Best Pacific Music Video

K. One with ‘So Good’ (Directed by Kaleb Vitale & Mark Arona)
Team Dynamite with ‘Cosmos ReUp’ (Directed by Eddy Fifield)
Vince Harder with ‘Shot Me Down’ (Directed by Shae Sterling)

Winner: pma-icon.png Team Dynamite with ‘Cosmos ReUp’ (Directed by Eddy Fifield)

Flava Best International Pacific Artist

Common Kings with ‘Hits & Mrs’
Ezra James with ‘Runaway’
Makisi with ‘Famili’

Winner: pma-icon.png Common Kings with ‘Hits & Mrs’

MAINZ Best Producer

Ill Semantics with ‘Trillogy’ (produced by Nox, Yorel, CXL)
K. One with ‘Out of Thin Air’ (produced by Nox)
Rosie with ‘Everythings Rosie’ (produced by Dee Letoa)
Tomorrow People with ‘Bass & Bassinets’ (produced by Avina Kelekolio & Tana Tupai)
Vince Harder with ‘Start Again / Rare Vision’ (produced by Vince Harder)

Winner: pma-icon.png Vince Harder with ‘Start Again / Rare Vision’ (produced by Vince Harder)

NZ On Air Radio Airplay Award

Winner: pma-icon.png Savage with 'Freaks'

Manukau Institute of Technology Lifetime Achievement Award

Winner: pma-icon.png Pacific Underground

Phillip Fuemana Award, Most Promising Artist

Announced at the Awards Event

Winner: pma-icon.png Mikey Mayz

Best Pacific Gospel Artist

Annie Grace with ‘The Journey’
Revere with ‘Set Apart’
TJ Taotua with ‘Firstly’

Winner: pma-icon.png TJ Taotua with 'Firstly'

Vodafone Peoples Choice Best Pacific Artist Award

Annie Grace 'The Journey'
Beau Monga ‘King & Queen’
Common Kings 'Hits & Mrs'
Ezra James ‘Runaway’
Ill Semantics 'Trillogy'
K.One 'Out of Thin Air'
Makisi 'Famili'
Mal Lakatani ‘Fiti Lagakali’
Revere ‘Set Apart’
Rosie 'Everything's Rosie'
Sol3 Mio 'On Another Note'
Team Dynamite ‘Cosmos ReUp’
Te Vaka 'Amataga'
Tha Feelstyle ‘Sasa’
TJ Taotua ‘Firstly’
Tomorrow People 'Bass & Bassinets'
Tree ‘Sweet Lovin’
Vince Harder 'Rare Vision'

Winner: pma-icon.png Ill Semantics

Special Recognition Award - Outstanding Achievement

Winner: pma-icon.png Savage

Special Recognition Award

Winner: pma-icon.png Linda and Vika Bull


Awards History