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2019 SONG AWARDS ENTRIES OPEN

If you have written a song during 2018 that might (loosely) fit into one of the following genre categories, you could be eligible to enter one of our upcoming song awards.

Entries are now open for APRA Best Country Song, APRA Best Jazz Composition, and APRA Best Children's Song.

They are all free to enter and you can enter as many categories as you like.

NB. THIS IS DIFFERENT FROM THE 'ARTIST' AWARDS ADMINISTERED BY RECORDED MUSIC NZ IN WHICH YOU PAY TO ENTER AND CAN ONLY CHOOSE ONE GENRE CATEGORY.

 Entries for the Recorded Music NZ Best Country Music Artist, Best Jazz Artist, and Best Children's Artist are also open, as well as the NZ On Air Best Children's Music Video.

2019 NZ Country Music Awards

The NZ Country Music Awards celebrate the best in local country music, and are comprised of the APRA Best Country Music Song, and the Recorded Music NZ Best Country Music Artist. These awards are presented as part of the NZ Gold Guitar Awards celebrations in Gore, which have been running for more than 40 years. The APRA Best Country Song Award prize is $1000 along with a framed certificate.

CLICK HERE to enter the APRA Best Country Song Award.

visit https://www.recordedmusic.co.nz/ to enter the Recorded Music NZ Best Country Artist Award.

Any questions, please contact our Member Services team on 0800 69 2772, or email country@apra.co.nz

2019 NZ Jazz Awards

The NZ Jazz Awards recognise excellence and creativity in the broad world of jazz, and we're thrilled to be partnering with the Wellington Jazz festival once again to celebrate the achievements of the NZ jazz community. The awards are comprised of the APRA Best Jazz Composition Award, and the Recorded Music NZ Best Jazz Artist Award

The awards will be presented as part of the Wellington Jazz Festival in June, and the APRA Best Jazz Composition Award prize is $1000 along with a framed certificate.

CLICK HERE to enter the APRA Best Jazz Composition Award.

Visit https://www.recordedmusic.co.nz/ to enter the Recorded Music NZ Best Jazz Artist Award. 

Any questions, please contact our Member Services team on 0800 69 2772, or email jazz@apra.co.nz

2019 NZ Children's Music Awards

The Children's Music Awards champion the music of our home-grown songwriting heroes – those crazy cool cats that write music for our youngest music fans.

The winner of the APRA Best Children’s Music Song Award takes home an $8,000 NZ On Air grant to go towards the production of a song and a music video, while the winner of the NZ On Air Best Children's Music Video takes home a $500 cash prize from APRA. The awards will be presented at a special ceremony in May.  

CLICK HERE to enter the APRA Best Children's Music Song Award

CLICK HERE to enter the NZ On Air Best Children's Music Video Award

Visit https://www.recordedmusic.co.nz/ to enter the Recorded Music NZ Best Children's Music Artist Award

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