Nominations for the Pacific Music A...

The Pacific Music Awards Trust proudly announce the details for the 2017 Pacific Music Awards: · Awards ceremony date and venue: Thursday 1 June, Vodafone Events Centre, Auckland · Nominations for all the entered award categories are now open – and are due by Tuesday 7 February The 2017 Pacific

2017 New Zealand Jazz Awards head t...

The 2017 New Zealand Jazz Awards are heading to the capital, in a new partnership with the Wellington Jazz Festival, 7-11 June. Presented by music industry representatives APRA AMCOS New Zealand and Recorded Music New Zealand, the annual awards recognise exceptional talent within Aotearoa’s busy j

Finalists for 2017 Best Folk Album ...

A folk debutant joins two established veterans as finalists for the 2017 Best Folk Album, presented by Recorded Music New Zealand. The winner will be announced 29 January at the ‘Tui Finalists Concert’ at the 44th annual Auckland Folk Festival in Kumeu (West Auckland) following performances from

VODAFONE NEW ZEALAND MUSIC AWARDS W...

Broods lead the pack with five Tuis Broods have won five Tuis at the 2016 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards, rounding out another incredible year for the brother and sister duo who took home four awards in 2015. The Nelson born LA locals have topped the award categories for Godfrey Hirst Album of th

Entries Now Open for Best Children&...

Entries are now open for the most colourful music award in New Zealand – the Children’s Music Awards. The Children’s Music Awards champion the music of our home-grown songwriting heroes – those crazy cool (and occasionally piratical) cats that write music for our youngest music fans. Ent

Scuba Diva wins the NZ On Air Criti...

Scuba Diva has been announced as the winner of the NZ On Air Critics’ Choice Prize as part of the 2016 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. He was awarded the Prize after performing at the Tuning Fork in front of an enthusiastic live crowd and fellow finalists Kane Strang and SPYCC & INF. Scuba

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING THE FINALIST...

This year, the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards hold the spotlight to three sensational Māori albums released over the past 12 months, who are finalists for the 2016 Te Māngai Pāho Best Māori Album. Established in 1992 the Best Māori Album is presented to a Māori recording artist who has crea

ARTISAN AWARD WINNERS REVEALED

Joel Little, Anns Taylor and Chris Lane win awards across four Artisan categories Massey University Bachelor of Commercial Music Scholarship to aid future students   The inaugural Artisan Awards’ ceremony, held at Pullman Hotel on 20 October is a special platform created by Recorded Music New

2016 Artisan Award finalists reveal...

The inaugural Artisan Awards celebrates the behind the scene excellence of the industry at a standalone cocktail event on 20 October, spotlighting the Artisans who bring the musicians’ visions to life. Recorded Music Chief Executive Officer Damian Vaughan says ‘We created this standalone event t

BIC RUNGA CELEBRATED WITH 2016 NZ H...

Bic Runga to be inducted into the NZ Music Hall of Fame at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards on November 17.   The NZ Herald Legacy Award is recognised as one of the highest honours for Kiwi musicians. Every year we celebrate the impact that one artist has had on our national identity, and