Nominations Are Open for the 2016 MMF Music Managers Awards!

March 9th 2016
The MMF Music Managers Awards celebrate the behind the scenes superstars of the New Zealand music industry. The managers who help some of New Zealand's favourite artists and bands achieve fantastic results both at home and internationally.

The New Zealand Music Managers Forum in association with APRA AMCOS, NZ Music Commission and Recorded Music NZ are proud to present the 2016 Music Managers Awards

The MMF Music Managers Awards celebrate the behind the scenes superstars of the New Zealand music industry. The managers who help some of New Zealand's favourite artists and bands achieve fantastic results both at home and internationally.

The following categories are now open for nomination:

Recorded Music NZ Manager of the Year
NZ Music Commission International Achievement
Best Independent Tour
APRA AMCOS Best Small Venue
APRA AMCOS Best Large Venue
Self-Managed Artist of the Year
Breakthrough Manager
NZ Music Managers Forum Industry Champion

First time winner Ashley Page scooped the overall award last year, taking home the prestigious ‘Manager of the Year' award for his hard work with the artists Broods, Joel Little and Jarryd James. For the second year in a row, Scott Maclachlan took home the ‘International Achievement' award, for his role with the success of Lorde and Sol3 Mio.

The New Zealand MMF is a community of music professionals who offer networking opportunities, mentoring and career development to New Zealand music managers. The ultimate aim of the MMF is to improve music managers' capacity to support the careers of the artists they represent.

Click here to nominate a manager.

 The entry guidelines and category definitions can be viewed here. Anyone can nominate managers they believe are worthy of recognition for their hard work.

 

Key dates:

Nominations opened 23rd Feb
Nominations close 14th March
Finalists announced 13th April

The MMF Music Awards Ceremony will be held at The Tuning Fork Wednesday 11th May

 

 

 

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