Aotearoa Music Awards: Announcing the 2022 finalists

Today the Aotearoa Music Awards | Nga Tohu Puoro o Aotearoa announce the 2022 finalists, with the winners to be announced on November 10th. With six nominations Rob Ruha emerges as the frontrunner for this year’s awards. Rob is nominated for six awards: Recorded Music NZ Te Pukaemi o te Tau | Albu

Recognising the talented winners of the 2022 Best Jazz Artist and Comp...

Today we celebrate the winners of the Recorded Music NZ Te Kaipuoro Tautito Toa | Best Jazz Artist and the APRA Best Jazz Composition, which were announced today live on Radio New Zealand’s Music 101. Aotearoa-born, London-based jazz musician Myele Manzanza has won the Tūī for Recorded Music NZ

An evening of celebration at the 2022 Pacific Music Awards

Pacific musicians recognised at in-person awards ceremony in Manukau, Auckland This evening the Pacific music community was celebrated at the 2022 Pacific Music Awards at the Vodafone Event Centre in Manukau, Auckland. Onehunga-based hip hop crew SWIDT took out three awards for Flava Best Pacific Gr

Celebrating Aotearoa jazz success with Best Artist and Composition ann...

As the local scene continues to develop and grow, today we celebrate the talented finalists for Recorded Music New Zealand Te Kaipuoro Tautito Toa | Best Jazz Artist and APRA Best Jazz Composition awards. Aotearoa-born, London-based jazz musician Myele Manzanza leads the nominations as a finalist fo

Fresh talent and industry icons among 2022 Pacific Music Award finalis...

The Pacific Music Awards will take place Thursday 4th August Last night, the finalists for the 2022 Pacific Music Awards were announced at an event at The 312 Hub in Onehunga. Across 13 awards categories, this year’s 26 finalists are a mix of new musicians debuting music, established Pacific music

Nominations for the 2022 Aotearoa Music Awards open today

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR 2022   The call is out to artists across the country with nominations now open for the 2022 Aotearoa Music Awards. From today, musicians, producers, engineers, and visual artists who have contributed to the local music industry can be put forward for a 2022 Tūī.


APRA AMCOS and Recorded Music NZ are all wiggly with excitement to announce the winners for the 2022 NZ Children’s Music Awards – celebrating music written and recorded for children. APRA Best Children’s Song winner: – Kath Bee, Ryan Beehre, Luke Epapara for E Tū Tāngata – Stand

2022 Best Folk Artist Tūī awarded to Troy Kingi

Multi-award-winning musician Troy Kingi (Te Arawa, Ngāpuhi, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui) has been awarded the 2022 Te Kaipuoro Taketake Toa | Best Folk Artist Tūī for his album Black Sea Golden Ladder. A collaboration between himself and award-winning singer/songwriter/producer Delaney Davidson, the


Dreamy Good Night melodies, an imaginary backwards world, Itty Bitty Bubbles, standing together against bullying, the importance of caring for Papatūānuku and ‘nothing’ are all subjects that have burst into the taringa of tamariki this past year. The 2022 NZ Children’s Music Awards are an an


Recorded Music NZ are pleased to announce that nominations for Te Kaipuoro Waiata Tamariki Toa | Best Children’s Music Artist, and Te Kaipuoro Tautito Toa | Best Jazz Artist are now open. If you have released a Children’s Music or Jazz album (or 5 single releases) during the period 1 January 202