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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 >>

Jazz Tui finalists announced

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 9:55 am | Recorded Music NZ

Jazz Tui finalists announced The three recordings up for 2015 Best Jazz Album of the Year all feature multiple artists making for a collaborative, eclectic mix of finalists comprising some of New Zealand’s top jazz musicians. Acts making the ... More >>

Great North claims second folk Tui

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 11:33 am | Recorded Music NZ

Up In Smoke by Great North has been announced as the winner of the 2015 Best Folk Album at the Auckland Folk Festival in Kumeu. More >>

The Official Top 40 countdown is back on radio

Friday, 16 January 2015, 3:07 pm | Recorded Music NZ

Kiwis haven’t heard an Official Top 40 countdown on their radios since the ‘80s. Back then, we were dancing to David Bowie and relaxing to Stevie Wonder. Now, with Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ ‘Uptown Funk’ topping our charts, in conjunction ... More >>

Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran top NZ charts

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 1:52 pm | Recorded Music NZ

The Official New Zealand End of Year Charts have been released by Recorded Music NZ today (18 Dec.) with the international superstars taking the honours. More >>

Talented Folk Across the Country: Folk Tui finalists

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 1:17 pm | Recorded Music NZ

Two established and world-wise New Zealand singer-songwriters and an Auckland-based six-piece band are the finalists for the 2015 Best Folk Album. After winning the Folk Tui in 2013, sextet Great North is back in the line-up announced today by Recorded ... More >>

Lorde reigns supreme at 2014 VNZMAs

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:45 pm | Recorded Music NZ

Following a hugely successful year locally and internationally, Lorde has done it again taking out no less than six Tuis at the 49th annual Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. More >>

Official NZ Music Charts to Include Audio Streams

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 12:53 pm | Recorded Music NZ

From November 7 Recorded Music NZ’s Official Top 40 Singles Chart and the NZ Artist Singles Chart will include on demand audio streaming data as well as sales. More >>

Country Album & Song Finalists Announced

Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 10:34 am | Recorded Music NZ

Finalists for the 2014 Recorded Music NZ Best Country Music Album and APRA Best Country Music Song have been announced today (April 23) and it’s female songbirds who dominate the line-up. More >>

Digital music services top earners for NZ artists

Monday, 31 March 2014, 11:52 am | Recorded Music NZ

Recorded Music NZ, the industry representation and licensing organisation for recording artists and their labels, today (31 March) released its wholesale figures for the New Zealand recorded music industry in 2013. More >>

Tattletale Saints take home Folk Tui

Monday, 27 January 2014, 10:20 am | Recorded Music NZ

How Red Is the Blood by Auckland-based duo Tattletale Saints has taken the Tui for Best Folk Album 2014. The winner was announced tonight (January 26) by Recorded Music NZ at the Auckland Folk Festival in Kumeu (West Auckland). More >>

Solo Ladies Lead the 2013 Charts

Monday, 23 December 2013, 10:56 am | Recorded Music NZ

Lorde dominates the final chart results; Sol3 Mio makes last-minute run Lorde has been the name on everyone’s lips this year and that trend continues into the final chart results. The North Shore teen dominates the 2013 charts, taking out the #2 ... More >>

Auckland Folk artists dominate Tui line up

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 12:52 pm | Recorded Music NZ

For the second year in a row, Auckland artists have claimed two of the three finalist spots for the Best Folk Album Tui. More >>

Jazz Stalwarts Tune In For 2014 Tui

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 1:04 pm | Recorded Music NZ

Off the back of his Tui for Best Jazz Album earlier this year, Nathan Haines is again up for Best Jazz Album of the Year 2014. Haines is joined as a finalist by two other stalwarts of jazz; Phil Broadhurst - head of Jazz Studies at the New Zealand School ... More >>

Lorde rules at 2013 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards

Friday, 22 November 2013, 9:02 am | Recorded Music NZ

She has ruled the charts on the international scene and now teen singing sensation Lorde has been acknowledged big time at home collecting four Tuis at the 2013 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. More >>

The critics examine the music

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 4:21 pm | Recorded Music NZ

Finalists Janine and the Mixtape, Paquin and Sheep, Dog & Wolf each performed a live set at the King’s Arms in Auckland last night (Wed. Nov. 6) in front of a packed crowd and a panel of 10 music critics. More >>



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