Talented composers celebrated at 2021 Wellington Jazz Festival

This evening we celebrate the winners of the Recorded Music NZ Te Kaipuoro Tautito Toa | Best Jazz Artist and the APRA Best Jazz Composition, announced at the opening powhiri of the 2021 Wellington Jazz Festival. Wellington-jazz octet The Jac received the Tūī for Recorded Music NZ Te Kaipuoro Taut

Double award win for Kiwi country music sensation Tami Neilson

Country music superstar Tami Neilson was presented with both the Recorded Music NZ Te Kaipuoro Tuawhenua Toa Tūī | Best Country Music Artist and APRA Best Country Song at the 2021 Country Music Awards tonight. A celebrated musician in both the local and international country music scene, Tami has

Top jazz musicians celebrated with finalist announcement

Aotearoa’s premiere jazz musicians have been celebrated following the announcement of this year’s finalists for the Recorded Music New Zealand Te Kaipuoro Tautito Toa | Best Jazz Artist and APRA Best Jazz Composition awards. The NZ jazz scene continues to innovate and thrive, exemplified by this

ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF THE 2021 NZ CHILDREN’S MUSIC AWARDS

Blast your trumpets and blow your horns.  The winners of the 2021 NZ Children’s Music Awards – celebrating those writing and recording for our youngest generation of Kiwi tamaraki, have been announced, APRA Best Children’s Song winner: – Michal Bush, Andrew Knopp, Victoria Knopp for

Announcing the 2021 finalists for Best Country Artist and Song

Six talented musicians to be celebrated next month Today, Recorded Music New Zealand and APRA AMCOS NZ are proud to recognise the outstanding contributions to the Aotearoa country music scene from the past year. The finalists for Recorded Music NZ Te Kaipuoro Tuawhenua Toa | Best Country Music Artis

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2021 NZ CHILDREN’S MUSIC AWARDS

What do you get when you cross a badminton playing Chihuahua called Jim, a motley crue of pirates and kindness?  A sample of the 2021 NZ Children’s Music Awards finalists – an annual presentation celebrating music written and recorded for kids. These poets, rhythm makers, ensemblers and creato

NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2021’s BEST COUNTRY MUSIC, BEST CHILDRE...

Recorded Music NZ are pleased to announce that nominations for Te Kaipuoro Waiata Tamariki Toa | Best Children’s Music Artist, Te Kaipuoro Tuawhenua Toa | Best Country Music Artist, and Te Kaipuoro Tautito Toa | Best Jazz Artist are now open. If you have released a Children’s Music, Country Musi

TALENTED KIWI FOLK DUO TATTLETALE SAINTS WIN SECOND TŪĪ AT AUCKLAND ...

Tennessee-based New Zealand duo Tattletale Saints won the 2021 Tūī for Te Kaipuoro Taketake Toa | Best Folk Artist at the Auckland Folk Festival on Sunday evening. The group won for their third studio album, Dancing Under The Dogwoods. This is the second time the duo has won Best Folk Artist, winn

Outstanding finalists announced for 2021 Best Folk Artist

Darren Watson and You, Me, Everybody have claimed their first Tūī finalist nominations for Te Kaipuoro Taketake Toa | Best Folk Artist alongside past Tūī winner and finalist Tattletale Saints. Darren Watson Watson has had quite the 35-year journey from fresh faced front-person of popular 80s rhy

BENEE and The Beths win big at the Aotearoa Music Awards

BENEE claims the most Tui awards in back-to-back years For the second year running, Kiwi pop juggernaut BENEE has taken home four Tui at the Aotearoa Music Awards at Spark Arena, Auckland tonight. After making a huge splash last year, the singer songwriter has been recognised as one of New Zealand