NZ On Air Music has announced the outcomes for their May 2022 New Music Single funding round.
This funding round is for April/May which attracted 215 applications – the second-highest number of New Music Single applications for the 2021/22 funding year. NZOA will invest up to $10,000 in each of these 34 songs by local artists to be released as focus singles in the coming months. The final list was selected on the basis of the strong potential of the songs to reach a variety of local audiences via broadcast and online media.
The panel was made up of Jess Fu (95bFM), Maude Minnie Morris (Big Pop Studios), Brynee Wilson (ZM Network), Jana Te Nahu Owen (RNZ Music), Samuel Harman (Friendly Potential), Laura McInnes (Sniffers) and Jeff Newton (NZ On Air).
NZOA’s next New Music Single round will open on May 26, with applications due by June 16. Click here to apply.