Nominations For The 2018 Music Managers Awards Are Open

Nominations For The 2018 Music Managers Awards Are Open

Nominations for the NZ Music Managers Forum’s (MMF) 2018 Music Managers Awards are now open!  

Now in its 14th year, the awards are a reminder of all the hard work that takes place out of view of the public to launch and maintain an artists career. 

In 2018 the following categories are now open for nomination:   

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

In 2017 Alastair Burns was awarded the Recorded Music NZ ‘Manager of the Year’ Award for his work with Marlon Williams and Julia Jacklin.

The NZ Music Commission ‘International Achievement’ Award was given to Julie Foa’i for her work with Te Vaka who was hired by Walt Disney for the Moana movie soundtrack.

Last year, a new award called ‘Emerging Manager’ was introduced for those who had just started managing in the last two years. This award was won by Nicole Thomas and Paula Yeoman for their work with the artist Theia.  

For details and instructions on how to make a nomination for the MMF Managers Awards 2018, as well as the terms and conditions, please click here.  Anyone can nominate managers they believe are worthy of recognition for their hard work.  

Nominations close February 19.

Finalists announced April 12.  

The MMF Music Awards Ceremony will be held at The Tuning Fork, May 9.  

The NZ MMF is the collective voice for music managers and self-managed artists. The MMF is a non-profit trade association dedicated to helping grow artist manager businesses through education, networking, and advocacy.

The ultimate aim of the MMF is to improve music managers’ capacity to support the careers of the artists they represent.