Showcasing New Mexico’s Extraordinary Talent.
The Music Commission is elated to feature the rich and diverse talents of New Mexico’s music industry. We proudly showcase 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 YouTube channel. We’ve also recently launched our Student Musician Spotlight series featuring the best and brightest student talent in the state. And we’re compiling a fun list of songs about New Mexico – you’d be surprised how many there are. Read on and enjoy!
- Notable New MexicansThe New Mexico Music Commission Hall of Fame Here is our unofficial 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 in New Mexico’s vibrant
- Governor’s Arts AwardsThe 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
- Platinum Music AwardsNew Mexico Music Commission’s Platinum Music Awards The Platinum Music Awards (PMA) are the State of New Mexico’s highest honor for the music industry. Five “Platinums” are presented annually to living musicians and music supporters who have demonstrated lifetime achievement
- Songs About New MexicoSongs 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 one hundred songs on our list, but not all have been
- Student Musician SpotlightNew Mexico Music Commission’s Student Musician Spotlight Featured Student Zea Rose is a 17 year old senior at Albuquerque High School. She was nominated by her private cello teacher Anastasia Nellos, a professional musician and music educator. Zea is a
- NMMC YouTube ChannelCelebrate New Mexico Music Our YouTube Channel features many of New Mexico’s brightest music stars, up-and-coming talent, and local favorites.