Nominations Open For 2023 Pacific Music Awards

Nominations Open For 2023 Pacific Music Awards

The journey to the 2023 awards ceremony begins with the nomination process and local artists are now invited to enter various categories of the 2023 Pacific Music Awards

All entries need to be submitted online through the official entry system before the deadline of Friday May 5. Local Pacific artists, i.e. AONZ citizens/residents, can be nominated for all the entered award categories except for the Best International Pacific Artist Award, which is open to Pacific artists from overseas.

The recordings eligible for entry, can be singles, EPs or albums that have been released during the year of 2022. 

More information here.

2023 Pacific Music Awards Categories

  • Best Pacific Female Artist
  • Best Pacific Male Artist
  • Best Pacific Group
  • Best Pacific Gospel Artist
  • Best Pacific Hip Hop Artist
  • Best Pacific Soul/RnB Artist
  • Best Roots/Reggae Artist
  • Best Pacific Language
  • Best Pacific Song
  • Best Pacific Music Video
  • Best Producer
  • Best International Pacific Artist
  • Best Pacific Music Album (Aotearoa Music Award)

The 2023 Pacific Music Awards will be held on August 9 at the Due Drop Events Centre. 

If you have any questions about the awards or the nomination process for entries contact the Pacific Music AwardsTrust on