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Jazz award winners honoured at Wellington Jazz Festival

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:34 am | Recorded Music NZ

The Recorded Music NZ Best Jazz Album and APRA Best Jazz Composition for 2017 were awarded as part of the Wellington Jazz Festival tonight and recognised the work of two Kiwi jazz greats. More >>

Country Music Awards to be presented at 2017 Golden Guitars

Monday, 15 May 2017, 5:01 pm | Recorded Music NZ

Celebrate the finalists of the 2017 Best Country Music Album and Best Country Music Song More >>

Jazz Awards to recognise talent at Wellington Jazz Festival

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:50 am | Recorded Music NZ

The Wellington Jazz Festival will be home to the New Zealand Jazz Awards in 2017, where the winners of the Recorded Music NZ Best Jazz Album and the APRA Best Jazz Composition will be announced on 11 June. More >>

Music industry records second straight year of growth

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 10:41 am | Recorded Music NZ

After 15 years in decline, the New Zealand music industry has recorded back-to-back years of double digit growth. Wholesale figures released today by Recorded Music NZ state total revenues for the local music industry increased by 16 per cent to ... More >>

Ed Sheeran scores NZ chart record

Friday, 10 March 2017, 4:51 pm | Recorded Music NZ

Ed Sheeran makes history today as all 16 tracks from his latest album Divide feature in the Official NZ Top40 Singles Chart. More >>

A look back at the biggest hits of 2016

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 1:52 pm | Recorded Music NZ

As we wind down for the holiday season, Recorded Music New Zealand has revealed what music made Kiwis tick in 2016 with the release of the year’s Official NZ Top 40 Charts. More >>

New Zealand Music Foundation charity aligns with VNZMA

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 12:04 pm | Recorded Music NZ

Recorded Music is proud to announce The New Zealand Music Foundation as the charity partner for the 2016 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. More >>

Scuba Diva wins the NZ On Air Critics’ Choice Prize

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 9:42 am | Recorded Music NZ

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. More >>

Bic Runga Celebrated with 2016 NZ Herald Legacy Award

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 10:23 am | Recorded Music NZ

Bic Runga to be inducted into the NZ Music Hall of Fame at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards on November 17. More >>

2016 VNZMA Finalists announced

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 10:20 am | Recorded Music NZ

Live performances by Shapeshifter, Tami Neilson, Aaradhna, MAALA, KINGS, Fat Freddy’s Drop and 2016’s Legacy Award Recipient Bic Runga More >>

Time For Tui Contenders To Tune In

Monday, 20 June 2016, 11:13 am | Recorded Music NZ

Nominations open today (20 June) for the biggest night in Kiwi music – the 2016 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. More >>

On Demand Streams Added To New Zealand Top 40 Album Charts

Friday, 17 June 2016, 1:20 pm | Recorded Music NZ

Album streaming figures, revised certification criteria and new Heatseeker charts will make tracking modern music consumption trends and behaviour easier as the Official NZ Top 40 Charts implement changes today (17 June). More >>

Young South Island songstress wins folk Tui

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 11:54 am | Recorded Music NZ

For The Weary Traveller by Holly Arrowsmith is the winner of the 2016 Best Folk Album at the Auckland Folk Festival in Kumeu. More >>

Counting Down the Biggest Hits of 2015

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 3:22 pm | Recorded Music NZ

As the year draws to an end and the Official NZ Top40 charts close in on the final countdown for 2015, Recorded Music NZ have unveiled the biggest hits of the last 12 months. More >>

Folk Tui Finalists Announced

Monday, 14 December 2015, 4:05 pm | Recorded Music NZ

Three female artists from the South Island are the finalists in the 2016 Best Folk Album. More >>

Music industry contributes $472 million to NZ GDP in 2014

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 12:48 pm | Recorded Music NZ

• The music industry contributed $472 million to NZ’s economy, an increase of 4.4 per cent from $452.2 million in 2013. More >>

The Official Heatseekers Chart

Friday, 2 October 2015, 3:33 pm | Recorded Music NZ

Recorded Music NZ is proud to announce the launch of The Official Heatseekers Chart, showing the up-and-coming tracks on the verge of breaking in to The Official NZ Top 40 Chart. More >>

Global “New Music Fridays” Release Day Launches July 10

Friday, 12 June 2015, 4:09 pm | Recorded Music NZ

An aligned single global release day for music takes effect on July 10. • Tracks and albums to be released at 00.01 on Friday each week in more than 45 countries. More >>

Teacher musicians go to top of the class

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 9:15 am | Recorded Music NZ

Auckland’s DOG is the winner of the 2015 Best Jazz Album for the self-titled debut album at the National Jazz Festival in Tauranga. Dubbed a jazz super-group, DOG comprises four of New Zealand’s most renowned jazz musicians, composers and educators: Kevin ... More >>

Music Revenue Sources More Diversified than Ever

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 12:03 pm | Recorded Music NZ

Income sources are now more diversified with four income sources: physical product downloads, streaming, public performance and broadcast. • Streaming continues to experience rapid growth and now represents 24 per cent of all recorded music wholesale ... More >>



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