Announcing the finalists for 2023 Te Kaipuoro Taketake Toa | Best Folk...

Recorded Music NZ are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2023 Te Kaipuoro Taketake Toa | Best Folk Artist Tūī – Butter Wouldn’t Melt, Mel Parsons, and T-Bone. The winner will be presented with their Tūī at the 2023 Auckland Folk Festival on 29 January 2023. Butter Wouldn’t Melt

Photos from AMA 2022

A selection of photos from our AMA event  honouring our 2022 Tūī finalists and winners at Everybody’s in Auckland central. Heartfelt, authentic, and so much fun. Congratulations to you all For more photos from the night, go to our Facebook photo album page. All photos by Topic Photography

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L.A.B repeat history in the 2022 Aotearoa Music Awards

Repeating their 2021 haul L.A.B has secured their spot in award history, taking out the same four Tūī for the second year running. Their success story continues with the group taking home Recorded Music NZ Te Pukaemi o te Tau | Album of The Year for their fifth album L.A.B. V, Te Waiata Tōtahi o

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR TE KAIPUORO TAKETAKE TOA | BEST FOLK ARTIST 2023

Nominations are now open for the 2023 Te Kaipuoro Taketake Toa | Best Folk Artist. In 2023 Auckland Folk Festival celebrates 50 years!  New Zealand’s largest folk festival is back and better than ever, with 2023 promising a very special occasion as the festival celebrates half a century of toget

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.