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The seventh annual International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMA) took place this past weekend in New Bedford to recognize and celebrate the music produced by artists of Portuguese descent.

Awards were presented to the following artists:

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Music Video of the Year
“Vai” by The Code, Directed by Line Up Productions (Portugal)

“Vai” by The Code, Directed by Line Up Productions (Portugal)

Instrumental
“Ode to Joe” by Pedro Silva (USA)

“Ode to Joe” by Pedro Silva (USA)

World Music
“Nôs Morna” by Cremilda Medina and Tito Paris (Cape Verde)

“Nôs Morna” by Cremilda Medina and Tito Paris (Cape Verde)


Traditional
“Ai Ai Vizinho” by Ronda da Madrugada (Portugal)

“Ai Ai Vizinho” by Ronda da Madrugada (Portugal)

Fado
“Quadras Soltas de Pessoa” by Cordeone (France)

“Quadras Soltas de Pessoa” by Cordeone (France)

Dance
“Dance With You” by Sabrina Alves (South Africa)

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“Dance with You” by Sabrina Alves (South Africa)

Rap/Hip-Hop
“Nutso” by Nutso (USA)

“Nutso” by Nutso (USA)

Rock
“Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” by Social Hysteria (Canada)

“Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” by Social Hysteria (Canada)S

Pop
“Amores Proibidos” by Sarah Pacheco (USA)

“Amores Proibidos” by Sarah Pacheco (USA)

Musica Popular
“Cinderela” by Michelle Madeira (Canada)

“Cinderela” by Michelle Madeira (Canada)

New Talent
Peter Serrado (Canada)

Peter Serrado (Canada)

Azores Airlines People’s Choice
“Ai Ai Vizinho” by Ronda da Madrugada (Portugal)

The People’s Choice award was voted on by the general public via the IPMA website. Votes from 101 countries were collected.

“Ai Ai Vizinho” by Ronda da Madrugada (Portugal)

Song of the Year
“Xtoria D’bo Manera” by Roy Job (USA), written by Roy Job and Kyle Job

“Xtoria D’bo Manera” by Roy Job (USA), written by Roy Job and Kyle Job

Highlights

The award show featured performances by João Pedro Pais, Rita Guerra, hip hop legend Sam the Kid, Cordeone, The Code, Rebecca Correia, and guitar virtuoso Nuno Bettencourt from the band Extreme with special guest Kevin Figueiredo.

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Diane Fontes is a first-generation Luso-American with ties to Santa Maria, Azores. You can see snapshots of her travels on Instagram: @diane_fontes

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