Music and Variety Specials

APCMATHE ABORIGINAL PEOPLE’S CHOICE MUSIC AWARDS/INDIGENOUS MUSIC AWARDS  is a revolutionary music awards show developed by Eagle Vision and APTN to honour the best in Aboriginal music. Eagle Vision has produced the live broadcast annually since 2006. The Indigenous Music Awards are hosted by “Corner Gas” star Lorne Cardinal. The live award show features humour, dance, and music, and is a celebration of the worldwide Indigenous nominees and winners.


WE JOGGIN’ 06 and 07 are one-hour HD variety programs that are unique, multi-lingual, performance experiences celebrating the human spirit through song, dance, and laughter. Award-winning artists of national recognition share the stage with emerging First Nations, Metis, Inuit, and Francophone performers. APTN was a proud partner for the show.


CELEBRATE: THE MUSIC OF OUR PEOPLE is a one-hour variety program showcasing the best of Aboriginal music and dance from across Canada for BRAVO and APTN.


RISING STARS was broadcast by APTN in 2010. It featured emerging Indigenous musical acts that included future APCMA nominees Jasmine Netsena and Ghostkeeper, and was hosted by APCMA winners George Leech and Crystal Shawanda.