National Aboriginal Music Countdown

Each week Miss Melissa will be featuring an artist on the NAMC to chat about their Aboriginal Peoples Choice Awards submission experience over the next month.


This week we've talked to Vince Fontaine, check out the interview here.


The awards are happening Sept. 11th & 12th here in Winnipeg.  Artists can submit at


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This week Last week Artist Album Description
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Artist: Desiree Dorion
Song: Good In Goodbye
Album: Small Town Stories
Website | Facebook

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Artist: Bob E. Lee
Song: Dangerous Game
Album: Single

3 4

Artist: Richard McKay ft. Jessica Chartrand
Song: Your Loving Arms
Album: Single
Reverb Nation | Facebook

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Artist: DLO
Song: The Wreckage
Album: 2.5
Website | Facebook

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Artist: Nick Sherman
Song: The Sun Was Enough
Album: Drag Your Words Through
Website | Facebook

6 7

Artist: Howard Nepinak
Song: Mud Boggin' Thang
Album: Mud, Sweat and Gears
Reverb Nation | Facebook

7 8

Artist: Tara Williamson
Song: July
Album: Lie Low
Website | Facebook

8 9

Artist: Moody x2
Song: Last Night
Album: Drag Your Words Through
Website | Facebook

9 10

Artist: Billy Grind Band
Song: Carry Her Away
Album: Billy Grind
Website | Facebook

10 14

Artist: Bob Chartrand
Song: Beat The Street
Album: Rebel Blues

11 5

Artist: Tom Racine
Song: Two Quarters
Album: Single

12 13

Artist: Rellik ft. Nathan Cunningham
Song: Money
Album: Single
Website | Facebook

13 15

Artist: Shawnee
Song: I Hate You
Album: Single
Website | Facebook

14 16

Artist: James Luna
Song: We Got It All Right Here
Album: Three Stories

15 11

Artist: Indian City
Song: Colors
Album: Colors
Website | Facebook

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Artist: Ray St. Germain
Song: You'll Know That It's Me
Album: Single
Website | Facebook

17 18

Artist: Allison Rae Strong
Song: Waiting On Your Love
Album: Single

18 12

Artist: Mosquitoz
Song: Follow Me
Album: When The Wolves Cry

19 21

Artist: Nathan Cunningham
Song: When a Man Gets Drinking
Album: Highway Reclamation
20 22

Artist: Inez
Song: Burn Me Down
Album: Burn Me Down

21 23

Artist: Liza Jayne
Song: Metis Girl
Album: Facing The Storm

22 25

Artist: Amanda Rheaume
Song: Keep a Fire in The Rain
Album: Keep a Fire

23 19

Artist: George Leach
Song: Surrender
Album: Surrender

24 26

Artist: Joey Stylez Feat. Lancelot Knight
Song: Owl's Kiss
Album: Feather + Rosary
Moosomin, Saskatchewan

25 27

Artist: Niiko Soul & Ben G.
Song: Howl
Album: Single
Toronto, Ontario

26 28

Artist: Nelson Little
Song: Whiskey Devil
Album: The Little Things

27 30

Artist: Sister Says
Song: Peace of Mind
Album: The Only Way
Vancouver, British Columbia

28 24

Artist: The Rising Above Band
Song: Wings of an Eagle
Album: Redeemed Redman
Niverville, MB

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Artist: Al Desjarlais
Song: Back on My Words
Album: Al Desjarlais Sing Old School
St. Laurent, MB

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Artist: Arthur Renwick
Song: It's Gonna Go All Night
Album: Cigarbox Chronicles
Reverb Nation | Facebook
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Artist: Leonard Sumner
Song: They Say
Album: Rez Poetry
Little Saskatchewan FN, MB

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Artist: Dustin Harder
Song: Hold Me Tight (I Love You)
Album: Single
Website | Facebook

33 35

Artist: Recovered
Song: Demolition Derby
Album: Recovered
Winnipeg, MB

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Artist: Ali Fontaine
Song: Ignorance
Album: Diamond in the Rough
Website | Facebook

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Artist: Black Stone
Title: It's Alright
Album: Single

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Artist: John McLeod
Song: Lonely Indian Man
Album: 3 of a Kind
Website | Facebook

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Artist: Carl Crane
Song: I'll be Alright
Album: Single

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Artist: Franklin McKay
Song: Without Your Love
Album: Single
Website | Facebook

39 37

Artist: Diyet
Song: Like a Drum
Album: When You Were King
Website | Facebook

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Artist: A Tribe Called Red
Song: Bread and Cheese
Album: Nation II Nation
Ottawa, Canada

The National Aboriginal Music Countdown is produced weekly by NCI fm 105.5 in Winnipeg.