JULY 7TH, 2023
The KiMo Theater
The New Mexico Entertainment Magazine Awards celebrates those providing quality work in events and entertainment for the community in New Mexico. The formal gala will announce winners in events, live entertainment, film, radio, music, comedy, arts, books, and nightlife.
The nomination process is open! Our goal is to spotlight the talent we have in this state who are providing quality entertainment and events regularly for the community.
Nomination Suggestions: April 26th - May 5th
Second Round of Voting: May 30th - June 16th
Awards Gala with the winners being awarded: July 7th*
(After our panel reviews the nominees' work and community votes, the top five will be chosen and announced publicly on June 30th, with the winners being awarded at our gala on July 7th.)
Criteria for nominations:
Voting will cover work over the time period of January 2022 - March 2023
Nominee(s) should reside or do business in the state of New Mexico. If a band or performance group is being nominated, up to 50% of the members should reside in New Mexico
The nominee must be providing entertainment for the New Mexican public on a consistent basis - up to 60% of the calendar year (roughly 10 local performances a year).
Performers/Actors/Musicians must be able to provide recent work of their performances.
Nominee(s) should have a current social media presence focusing on their nominated craft.
*Please note: Final choices are not only based on votes.