The WINNERS are...

Artist of the Year:
Josh Halverson "Year of the Thunderbird"

New Artist or Debut Artist of the Year:
Lucas Ciliberti "Rainmaker"

New or Debut Duo/Group of the Year:
Black Bear Brothers "Songs from Cheyenne Creek"

Best Female Artist:
Kelly Derrickson "I Am"

Flutist of the Year:
Randy McGinnis "The Journey - hi a vi si i"

Duo/Group of the Year:
The Cody Blackbird Band "Live From Chicago"

Best Male Artist:
Conrad Benally "Always And Forever"

Record of the Year:
"Hoka" Nahko and Medicine For The People

Song of the Year:
"Shooting Blanks" Mickie James

Best Music Video - Best Conceptual:
"Indomitable" ft DJ Shub & Northern Cree Singers

Best Music Video - Best Performance:
"Ascension" Jan Michael Looking Wolf Band

Best Music Video - Best Narrative:
"Never Give Up" Artson featuring Supaman
& Quese Imc

Native Heart (Non Native):
Bearheart Kokopelli, Bernhard Mikuskovics,
"Native Heart"

Best Country Recording:
"You've Got to Go Back the Way That You Came" Danielle Egnew

Best Folk Recording:
"Year of the Thunderbird" Josh Halverson

Best Gospel/Inspirational:
"Awake, Arise and Shine" Callie Bennett

Best Instrumental Recording:
"Songs of the Earth" Vince Redhouse

Best Native American Church Recording:
"Simplicity" Cheevers Toppah

Best Pop Recording:
"Celebration" Cherokee National Youth Choir

Best Pow Wow Recording:
"It's A Cree Thing" Northern Cree

Best Rap/Hip Hop/R&B Recording:
"The 7th Generation Prophecy" Sten Joddi

Best Rock / Best Blues Recording:
"Take Me Back" Levi Platero

Best Traditional Recording:
"Before America" James Edmund Greeley

Best Waila Recording:
"Creed and Culture" Native Creed


And The Nominees Are...