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THANKS FOR VOTING! SEE YOU ON JULY 6TH!

JULY 6TH, 2024

Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North

Albuquerque, New Mexico

The New Mexico Entertainment Magazine Awards is an annual event that recognizes and celebrates individuals, businesses, and organizations who contribute to the vibrant events and entertainment scene in New Mexico. This formal gala honors winners in various categories, including events, live entertainment, film, radio, music, comedy, arts, books, and nightlife. Our objective is to spotlight the talented individuals and groups within our state who consistently deliver high-quality entertainment and events for the community.

The nomination process opens on January 1st. 2024 at 10:00 AM!


Nomination Suggestions: January 1st - March 1st, 2024

Voting Process: April 22nd until May 22nd, 2024

Awards Gala with the winners being awarded: July 6th*

(After our panel reviews the nominees' work and community votes, the top five will be chosen and announced publicly on June 3rd, 2024, with the winners being awarded at our Awards Gala on July 6th, 2024.)

 

Criteria for nominations:

  • Voting will cover work throughout January 2023 - December 2023

  • Nominee(s) should reside or do business in New Mexico. If a band or performance group is being nominated, up to 50% of the members should live in New Mexico

  • The nominee must entertain the New Mexican public consistently - up to 60% of the calendar year (roughly ten local performances a year).

  • Performers/Actors/Musicians must be able to provide recent work of their performances (flyers, video, etc.)

  • Nominee(s) should have a current social media presence focusing on their nominated craft.

  • A positive attitude and respect towards the people they work with, their peers, and their guests/attendees.

  • The nominee is about entertaining the audience/patrons, not themselves.


*Please note: Final choices are not only based on votes.

LIMIT TO ONE NOMINATION PER CATEGORY, PLEASE.

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Award Categories

EVENTS CATEGORY

Annual Event

Monthly Event

Weekly Event

Event Producer

 

FILM & TELEVISION CATEGORY

Film Production - Film

Film Production - Series

Film Production - Documentary

Film Production Studio

Television Production - Series

Television Production - News

Television Station

Television Personality

 

BROADCAST CATEGORY

Radio Personality

Radio Station

Podcast

Podcast Host

 

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT CATEGORY

Theatrical Venue

Theatrical Production

Best Actor (in a Musical)

Best Actress (in a Musical)

Best Actor (in a Play)

Best Actress (in a Play)

Costume Designer

Hair Stylist

Make-up Artist

Live Music and Performance Venue

Performing Arts Group

Theater Troupe

Dance Company

Drag Performer - Queen

Drag Performer - King

Burlesque Performer

 

MUSIC CATEGORY

Musical Artist - SOLO - Rock

Musical Artist - GROUP - Rock

Musical Artist - SOLO - Metal

Musical Artist - GROUP - Metal

Musical Artist - SOLO - Punk

Musical Artist - GROUP - Punk

Musical Artist - SOLO - Alternative

Musical Artist - GROUP - Alternative

Musical Artist - SOLO - Jazz / Blues

Musical Artist - GROUP - Jazz / Blues

Musical Artist - SOLO - Hip-Hop / Rap

Musical Artist - GROUP - Hip-Hop / Rap

Musical Artist - SOLO - R&B

Musical Artist - GROUP - R&B

Musical Artist - SOLO - Funk

Musical Artist - GROUP - Funk

Musical Artist - SOLO - Country & Western

Musical Artist - GROUP - Country & Western

Musical Artist - SOLO - American Roots (Bluegrass, Rockabilly, Western Swing and Honky Tonk, Blues and Folk)

Musical Artist - GROUP - American Roots (Bluegrass, Rockabilly, Western Swing and Honky Tonk, Blues and Folk)

Musical Artist - SOLO - Reggae

Musical Artist - GROUP - Reggae

Musical Artist - SOLO - Latin/Tejano/Global Music

Musical Artist - GROUP - Latin/Tejano/Global Music

Cover Artists - SOLO

Cover Band - GROUP

Musical Front Person/Lead Singer

Spoken Word Artist

 

COMEDY CATEGORY

Stand-Up Comedian

Comedy Venue

Comic Host

 

ART CATEGORY

Fine Art Venue

Fine Artist

Immersive Art Venue

Digital Artist

Photographer

 

LITERARY CATEGORY

Author

Bookstore

 

SPORTS CATEGORY

Sports Team - Professional

Sports Teams - Amateur

Sports Teams - Alternative

 

NIGHTLIFE CATEGORY

Nightclub

DJs

Brewery

Distillery

Restaurant

Chef

Congratulations to the winners of the first New Mexico Entertainment Awards on July 7th, 2023 at The Kimo Theatre

If you have any questions, feel free to email us at NMEntertains@gmail.com

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