Uncover The Year’s Best Artists & Releases… Probably the most exceptional new projects from self-launched & indie label talent. The file for essentially the most American Music Awards received in a single 12 months is held by Michael Jackson (in 1984) and Whitney Houston (in 1994), every with 8 awards to their credit (including the Award of Advantage, with which both artists had been honored within the respective years).
Amba Holly, a earlier Waiata Māori Music Award Winner took out the Radio Airplay Song of the Year by a Māori Artist in Te Reo Māori Award together with her track ‘Mau Tonu’ whereas Six60’s Mom’s Eyes was named Radio Airplay Tune of the 12 months by a Māori Artist.
Other winners on the night included Wellington hip hop artist Rei (aka Callum Rei McDougall) who was named Greatest Māori Urban Artist, Israel Starr who gained the Greatest Roots, Reggae Award and Stan Walker whose video for ‘New Takeover’, which was directed produced and shot by Shae Sterling, won Finest Video of the yr by a Māori Artist.
Presented yearly by Manito Ahbee Competition, Indigenous Music Awards (previously Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards) is the world’s premier awards present recognizing the accomplishments of Indigenous recording artists and music business professionals from around the globe.
In the end, the duel didn’t materialize, although Perry did sing her music Swish Swish” (broadly considered about her foe) and the VMAs premiered Swift’s video for her combative new monitor, Look What You Made Me Do” (albeit with out a signal of the singer within the flesh).