The New England Music Awards (NEMA) are presented every year to the musicians who call New England their home and whose dedication, spirit, and achievements over the last year have without a doubt established themselves as a contributing force to the most robust and diverse music scene in the country.
This annual music showcase, which also features a number of industry professionals, is now accepting submissions for the upcoming competition. Check out the Sonicbids page for more information.
The NEMA nominating committee consists of journalists from music
publications, radio personalities, talent buyers, and record label execs
collectively representing all six New England states.
The goal of NEMA is to celebrate and recognize some of the areas best
musical achievements. Every year NEMA will nominate over 100 artists
and/or bands spanning a number of categories and genres of popular music
in New England, including the coveted individual state awards which
will select one band/act from each of the six states as its Best In