Nominations for the 2023 New Mexico music hall of fame

Nominations Open on January 1st, 2023, and Close on May 31st, 2023

No nominations will be accepted before or after that date.


To be inducted into the New Mexico Music Hall of Fame is to be enshrined into New Mexico history and New Mexico music forever. Inductees are nominated from the public at large and decided by the New Mexico Music Hall of Fame Selection Committee. Nomination criteria are as follows:

  • Must be a New Mexico based band, radio station, deejay, record store, recording studio, recording label, music store, manager, media representative, writer, single artist, ballroom, club, or club owner/manager who has made a significant impact on the New Mexico music scene.

  • Must have been formed or started at least 25 years ago.

  • Significant consideration includes opening for national acts, size of the touring region, number of recordings, longevity, quality of original music, professionalism, and how they enhanced New Mexico Music in New Mexico.

  • All final decisions are made by the New Mexico Music Hall of Fame Association Nomination Board.

Nominations are accepted at any time but must be in by midnight on May 31st every year to be considered for the following year. Nominations submitted without biography will not be considered. If the biography does not fit in this contact form, feel free to email the New Mexico Music Association office at

Nomination Form

  • Please upload the performer's picture and bio or resume
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    Accepted file types: ie, jpg, png, pdf, ordoc, Max. file size: 100 MB, Max. files: 10.

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