NZ Music Award Winners

C4: Thursday 19th October – 8:30pm

Album of the Year: Bic Runga – Birds
Single of the Year: Pluto – Long White Cross

Best Male Solo Artist: Dave Dobbyn – Available Light
Best Female Solo Artist: Bic Runga – Birds

Best Group: Elemeno P – Trouble In Paradise
People’s Choice Award: Fat Freddy’s Drop

Breakthrough Artist of the Year: The Bleeders – As Sweet As Sin

Best Rock Album: Bleeders – As Sweet As Sin
Best Dance/Electronica Album: Concord Dawn – Chaos By Design
Best Urban/Hip Hop Album: Frontline – Borrowed Time
Best Aotearoa Roots Album: Fly My Pretties – The Return of Fly My Pretties
Best Maori Album: Te Reotakiwa Dunn – Te Reotakiwa Dunn
Best Gospel/Christian Album: juliagrace – juliagrace
Best Classical Album: Tower Voices Of New Zealand – Spirit of the Land

Highest Selling New Zealand Album: Fat Freddy’s Drop – Based on a True Story
Highest Selling New Zealand Single: Rosita Vai – All I Ask
Radio Airplay Record of the Year: The Feelers – Stand Up.

Best Music Video: Wandering Eye (Fat Freddy’s Drop)
Best Album Cover: As Sweet As Sin (Bleeders)

Best Engineer: Andre Upston, engineer on Birds by Bic Runga
Best Producer: Bic Runga for Birds by Bic Runga

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  • Anonymous

    I feel sooo bad because I donot know most of these bands or singers! I was born in NZ and feel sooo awful 🙁 🙁 I am not a very good NZer am I!!