Music Facts: New Age

  • The Recording Academy defines New Age music as "generally ambient, exploratory and journey-like in nature, welcoming dissonance and consonance alike." 

  • Major record labels jumped on the New Age music trend in the '80s. 

  • Mainstream audiences are probably most familiar with New Age artists Enya and Yanni. Jon Batiste and India.Arie have also released New Age GRAMMY-nominated work. 

All GRAMMY Awards and Nominations for New Age