NewMusic Single Funding December 2021 Decisions

NewMusic Single Funding December 2021 Decisions

NZ On Air Music have announced their NewMusic Single funding December 2021 decisions, with 36 new songs selected to get $10,000 backing for their ‘strong broadcast and online audience potential across a range of local audiences and platforms’.

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The lucky three dozen were chosen from another huge round, with 184 applications covering a wide range of promising new songs. The December assessment panel was Aaron Gardiner (The Hits), Tony Stamp (RNZ Music), Steph Walker (Auckland Arts Festival), Barnaby Weir (The Black Seeds/Fly My Pretties) and Jeff Newton (NZ On Air).

Across the five NewMusic Single rounds in 2021, NZ On Air received a total of 888 applications and funded 194 new songs. The January/February 2022 New Music Single round opens late December with applications due by January 20. All New Music Single application dates for next year can be found here.