July 14th marks start the first round of voting for the 2011 Aboriginal People's Choice Awards.
Another year has gone by and, once again, we can choose our favourite Indigenous musicians of the year at the annual Aboriginal People's Choice Awards, held in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the Manito Ahbee Festival since 2006.
The APCMAs have grown to become the largest Indigenous music awards show that always brings out the best in the business. Past winners include Shane Yellowbird, Crystal Shawanda, Inez and Joey Stylez. The winner are chosen by the fans and the show is always amazing.
This year has no shortage of Indigenous musicians for you to vote for, including amazing artists like Derek Miller, Samantha Crain, Jana Mashonee, Cris Derksen, Winnipeg's Most and Lorenzo. To see the complete list of nominees for this years awards, check out the APCMA Artist Page.
To vote for your favorite Indigenous music artist this year, you will have to sign up on the 'Sign Up' page.
The 2011 Aboriginal People's Choice Awards will be held November 4th, 2011 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Here's the other important dates to follow:
First round of voting begins July 14, 2011 at 11:00AM
First round of voting ends Aug 18, 2011 at 11:59PM
Second round of voting begins Aug 25, 2011 at 11:00AM
Announcement of nominees Aug 25, 2011
Second round of voting ends Oct 06, 2011 at 11:59PM
RBC Ohshkii Awards Night Nov 03, 2011
Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards Nov 04, 2011
For more information, check out the APCMA Website Be sure to vote and get your favorite musician into the second round. Happy voting everyone!
Who will you vote for in this year's Aboriginal People's Choice Awards? Leave a comment below.