Our History

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The Aotearoa Music Awards is the annual showcase event for the music industry, celebrating artists and music from Aotearoa.

Music awards haka for guests

The Beths at AMA 2020

Grounded in nearly 60 years of history, AMA has evolved to reflect our unique cultural identity. It has launched music careers, told artists’ stories and created memorable moments. The event recognises the biggest musical successes of the year while also providing a platform to promote emerging artists.

Jawsh 685 & crew at AMA 2020

Recorded Music NZ produces the Aotearoa Music Awards and acts as its kaitiaki – preserving our musical heritage, celebrating the hits of today and paving the way for the artists of tomorrow.

CHAII & Stan Walker at AMA 2022

Six60 at AMA 2020

Contact details

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Sarah Owen

Artist and Event Liaisonama@recordedmusic.nz+64 9 361 6871

Sarah Illingworth

Communications Specialistsarah.illingworth@recordedmusic.nz+64 9 361 6871

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