Saskatchewan Music Award Nominations Now Open

The nomination submission process for the 2018 Saskatchewan Music Awards is now open.

SaskMusic will honour excellence, and celebrate the achievements of our music industry members over the past year, with the Saskatchewan Music Awards. The awards will be held in conjunction with Saskatchewan Music Week in our province (Nov 25-Dec 2/2018), and will be held on Nov 25 in Regina.

Artistic: Artist of the Year Categories:

There are no sales qualifications for these categories. Please note these are broad categories; if you don’t see your exact genre listed, simply apply in the most appropriate one.

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Alternative Artist of the Year:

Avant Garde/Experimental Artist of the Year

Country Artist of the Year

Electronic Artist of the Year

Hip Hop Artist of the Year

Metal/Loud Artist of the Year

Rock/Pop Artist of the Year

Roots/Folk Artist of the Year

Indigenous Artist of The Year

Artistic: Single of the Year (calculated via streams/sales/airplay)

Artistic: Best Saskatchewan Albums of the Year

Artistic: Award (TBD) presented by the Derek Bachman Foundation

Industry: Industry Achievement Award

Industry: Venue of the Year

Industry: Producer of the Year

Please carefully review the guidelines and eligibility criteria found here, then submit via:

Artistic Awards submission form

Industry Awards submission form

Submissions will close at 5pm CST on October 19, 2018.


Registration and showcase submissions for Very Prairie are ongoing.

Showcase submissions will close Oct 5 at 5pm.

  • Registrations are underway now with early bird rates for members on until November 9. We're also got a super low rate for those 25 and under!  

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