Preserving and promoting New Mexico's rich musical heritage.
Celebrating New Mexico’s Music
Showcasing New Mexico’s Extraordinary Talent.
The New Mexico Music Commission is honored to showcase the rich and diverse talents of our state’s music industry. We proudly feature our state’s award winners, through the Governor’s Arts Awards and the Music Commission’s Platinum Music Award, as well as our list of noteworthy New Mexicans, and videos featuring beloved New Mexico artists on our You Tube channel. We’ve also added a fun list of songs about New Mexico – you’d be surprised how many there are. Read on and enjoy!
The New Mexico Music Commission Hall of Fame Here is our unofficial Hall of Fame, a tip of the hat, to our state’s chart topping award winning artists, extraordinary music educators, music organizations and businesses, as well as legendary figures
The Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts Established in 1974 by Governor Bruce King and First Lady Alice King, the Governor’s Arts Awards celebrate the role that artists, craftspeople, and arts supporters play in the cultural and economic life
New Mexico Music Commission’s Platinum Music Awards “The Platinums” are an evolution of the New Mexico Music Commission’s Platinum Achievement Awards, established in 2013 to celebrate the role that the music industry plays in the cultural life and economic success
Songs About the Land of Enchantment Here you will find a continuously growing list of songs about New Mexico: towns, cities, villages, people, events, etc. There are currently about seventy songs on our list, but not all have been entered