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Kootenay Music Awards Submissions Open

The Kootenay Music Awards return in 2019 for an annual celebration of: diversity, creativity, and community musicians. The Kootenay Co-op Radio is proud to be presenting the awards for the third consecutive year.

Expect live performances coming in from across the Koots, an exciting awards ceremony, and some truly fantastic prizes for our winners. This year’s celebration will be held on Saturday, March 23rd , at the Spirit Bar in Nelson and is sure to provide a marvelous evening for music lovers and industry alike.

In an effort to be more inclusive, we have updated our awards categories to represent the diverse range of community talents. See our website for full category details. Except for People’s choice each winner will be selected by an Industry Panel.

2019 Categories:

  • Best Roots Song
  • Best Rock Song
  • Best Electronic Producer
  • Best Electronic DJ
  • Best Jam Band
  • Best Pop Song
  • Best Hip-Hop Artist
  • Best Soul Song

People’s Choice Awards

  • Artist Of The Year
  • Video Of The Year

Submissions are open to all works recorded in the Kootenay Region prior to January 25th, 2019. To submit, or to find out more about this year’s categories, please head to the KMA website

Photo Caption: The 7th Annual Kootenay Music Awards are hosted by Mike & Mike and produced by Taylor Chancellor. — Submitted photo