The Pacific Music Awards categories are:

  • Radio 531pi Best Pacific Group
  • Best Pacific Gospel Album
  • Niu FM Best Pacific Urban Artist
  • Pacific Blue Best Pacific Female Artist
  • NZ Music Commission Best Pacific Male Artist
  • APRA Best Pacific Song
  • Recognition & Promotion of a Pacific Language
  • S³ Best Pacific Music Album

Four other awards are presented at the S³ Pacific Music Awards, which are as follows (please note, nominations are not received for these awards):

  • Manukau City Council People’s Choice – Best Pacific Artist
  • Phillip Fuemana Most Promising Pacific Artist
  • Manukau Institute of Technology Lifetime Achievement Award
  • NZ On Air Radio Airplay Award

Please check the Entries page for more information.