Announcing the official charity partners for the Aotearoa Music Awards

Highlighting five organisations and campaigns using Music to help our communities The Aotearoa Music Awards are shining the light on five different organisations and initiatives that are helping those affected by COVID-19 and using music to help communities and heal our whānau. MusicHelps, Crescend

Unsung heroes of Aotearoa music celebrated tonight at the Artisan Awar...

Five big winners announced during pre-recorded Three broadcast The fifth annual AMA Artisan Awards were held this evening, celebrating the Kiwis behind some of our most successful musicians. In place of a live event, this year’s Artisan Awards were pre-recorded at Massey University’s School of M

Biggest performing line-up ever for the 2020 Aotearoa Music Awards

Nineteen performances announced at the launch of new music venue Flare  In a new look ceremony, there will be 19 performances at the 2020 Aotearoa Music Awards | Nga Tohu Puoro o Aotearoa. The line-up was announced tonight at the launch of SkyCity’s new music venue Flare. The star-studded line up

Six iconic Kiwi acts to be inducted into the NZ Music Hall of Fame

The 2020 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 this year inducting six of Aotearoa’s pioneer artists, with their inductions acknowledged and celebrated at the Aotearoa Music Awards

Nominations Open for 2021’s Te Kaipuoro Taketake Toa | Best Folk...

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Te Kaipuoro Taketake Toa | Best Folk Artist. The world of concerts and festivals changed in 2020, but the Auckland Folk Festival intends to return to the Kumeu Showgrounds in January 2021. The largest folk festival in New Zealand, and one of the oldest in the So

Presenting the finalists for the 2020 Aotearoa Music Awards

Aotearoa Music Awards | Nga Tohu Puoro o Aotearoa today announce a sensational group of 2020 Tui finalists, showcasing the country’s outstanding musical talent. After selling out Western Springs, releasing a double platinum album and creating a feature film due out in November, longstanding favour

He mea whakapāho i ngā kōwhiringa toa mō te Te Kaipuoro Māori Toa...

 He mea whakanui hoki i ngā kaiwaiata Māori o Aotearoa me te maiangi ake o te reo Māori i roto i ā tātau ake waiata o te kāinga nei.  Ka nui te hōnore o Recorded Music New Zealand ki te whakamōhio atu i ngā kōwhiringa toa mō te Te Kaipuoro Māori Toa me Te Tohu Mana Reo a Te Māngai Pā

Celebrating the winners of the 2020 Pacific Music Awards

Despite delays and challenges created by COVID-19, the Pacific music community celebrated another year of outstanding music at the 16th annual Pacific Music Awards. The event was pre-recorded due to COVID-19 restrictions and aired as an online presentation this evening. The big winners were Elijah M

Announcing the finalists for 2020 AMA Artisan Awards

Recognising the success of Aotearoa’s behind-the-scenes music talent   For the fifth year running, Recorded Music NZ and Massey University will celebrate the unsung heroes of Aotearoa’s music industry at the AMA Artisan Awards this November. Due to the uncertainty surrounding a live audienc

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Announcing the Aotearoa Music Awards

New branding and spirit for New Zealand’s flagship music awards Today marks the launch of the Aotearoa Music Awards, introducing a new era for Recorded Music New Zealand’s annual music awards. Developed by creative agency LIKEMINDS in collaboration with specialist Māori concept and creative stu

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