The Platinum Music Awards celebrate the lifetime achievement of New Mexico’s music heroes and icons.
The Awards are given to musicians, music supporters, and music organizations or businesses that have demonstrated the highest level of achievement and have contributed significantly to the musical culture of New Mexico.
Join us August 23 – at the start of Santa Fe Music Week! – for the 2019 New Mexico Platinum Music Awards. Enjoy an entertaining and moving benefit performance by some of New Mexico’s top talent as we celebrate this year’s honorees!
This year’s impressive Platinum Music Award honorees will be celebrated with help from some of our state’s top talent, including:
• Joe West and Friends
• Belling the Cat
• Chuy Martinez & Otilio Ruiz
• The New Mexico Performing Arts Society
• New Mexico School for the Arts Jazz Band
• NDI New Mexico Dancers
• Antonio Reyna‘s Mariachi
• Kayden Kelly, phenomenal 12 years old pianist
• Hillary Smith
The Platinum Music Awards is the signature event and primary fundraiser of the New Mexico Music Commission. The New Mexico Music Commission Foundation produces the annual awards show on behalf of the Commission. Proceeds of the Platinum Music Awards show benefit education initiatives of the New Mexico Music Commission and Foundation, most notably their Music in Schools and Art2Art programs.