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New Mexico Music Awards accepting 2022 nominations

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Nominations are now open for the 2022 New Mexico Music Awards (NMMA).

The awards, based in Albuquerque, were conceived in 1988 by Eric Larson, Tom “Mitch” Mitchell, who formed the New Mexico Music Industry Coalition (which became NMMA in 2005) and several other New Mexico artists, producers, songwriters and other music industry professionals.

Last year’s winners included the duo Alameda August (The duo is comprised of Ricky Luna on guitar and vocals and Emily Levingston Luna on mandolin and vocals) from Las Cruces in the children’s music category and Larry Lesser and Bill Radcliff of Sunland Park in the novelty/humorous category.

For a complete list of 2021 winners NMMA winners, visit www.newmexicomusicawards.com/2021-new-mexico-music-award-winners/.

The 2022 awards are open to music and music videos produced and recorded in New Mexico for the calendar year 2021, including both professional and amateur artists, songwriters, producers audio engineers and video producers working in the New Mexico music industry. The program has expanded to include education workshops covering topics like entertainment law, copyright issues and songwriting.

Awards will be presented in May.

For rules and categories, visit www.newmexicomusicawards.com/nmma-entry-rules and www.newmexicomusicawards.com/award-categories/. Download an entry form at www.newmexicomusicawards.com/2022-pdf-entry-form/.

For more information, call 505-269-7777 and email contactnewmexicomusicawards@gmail.com.