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

A diverse range of talented finalists up for 2022’s Te Kaipuoro Take...

Miles Calder, Troy Kingi and We Mavericks have been announced as finalists for the 2022 Te Kaipuoro Taketake Toa | Best Folk Artist Tūī, which will be presented in early 2022. Miles Calder Wellington based Calder and his former band moved between sounds of understated folk-rock and swirling psyche

L.A.B and TEEKS win big at the Aotearoa Music Awards

L.A.B claims the most Tūī, Artisan Award winners announced After winning two Tūī last year, L.A.B have proven they’re going from strength-to-strength taking home four Aotearoa Music Awards at the Aotea Centre in Auckland this evening. The iconic Kiwi group took home Recorded Music NZ Te Pukaem

MusicHelps announced as the official charity partner for the Aotearoa ...

Highlighting the charity using music to support Kiwi communities The Aotearoa Music Awards is shining a light on MusicHelps, the local charity dedicated to developing and sustaining projects that make a positive difference to people in need in extraordinary ways and changing lives through music. Rec

Richard Taylor designs the Artist Tūī for the 2021 Aotearoa Music Aw...

Wētā Workshop founder inspired by the beauty of the native bird The winners at this year’s Aotearoa Music Awards will be presented with a unique Tūī, designed and created by Wētā Workshop CEO and creative director, Richard Taylor and the team at Wētā Workshop. A long-time contributor to th

Five wāhine toa to be inducted into the NZ Music Hall of Fame

The 2021 Hall of Fame inductees will be celebrated at the Aotearoa Music Awards in November   The New Zealand Music Hall of Fame | Te Whare Taonga Puoro o Aotearoa is proud to announce the induction of five incredible women. The latest inductees’ hard-fought journeys have left a lasting legacy an

Aotearoa Music Awards announce 2021 finalists

Celebrating 36 finalists across 15 different categories in a special live television event Today the Aotearoa Music Awards | Nga Tohu Puoro o Aotearoa announce an outstanding list of 2021 finalists as well as key details for this year’s event. The 2021 Aotearoa Music Awards will be a live televisi

Announcing the finalists for 2021 Artisan Awards

Recognising the success of Aotearoa’s behind-the-scenes music talent   For the sixth year running, Recorded Music NZ and Massey University will celebrate the unsung heroes of Aotearoa’s music industry at the AMA Artisan Awards. The 2021 Artisan Award finalists and winners will be celebrated in


Nominations are now open for the 2022 Te Kaipuoro Taketake Toa | Best Folk Artist. Friday 28 January to Monday 31 January 2022 will be the 49th annual Auckland Folk Festival. Performers and audience will come together again at the Kumeu Showgrounds on Auckland Anniversary Weekend. Performers and au

Record number of entries and finalists for the 2021 Pacific Music Awar...

After a thriving 12 months, this evening we announced the finalists for the 2021 Pacific Music Awards at an event at The Alexander Café, Otara, Auckland. This year, we have a record 27 finalists across the 13 award categories, with soul sensation Tree leading the nominations. After the release of h