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Nielson Brothers Awarded 2015 APRA Silver Scroll

Nielson Brothers Awarded 2015 APRA Silver Scroll

Friday 18th September, 2015 9:24AM

Brothers Ruban and Kody Nielson have taken away this year's APRA Silver Scroll Award for their co-penned song 'Multi-Love', which is performed by Ruban's outfit Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Ruban was unable to make last night's ceremony due to tour commitments in the United Kingdom, however his brother Kody accepted the award on his behalf. Other finalists for the prestigious peer-judged songwriting award were:


• Dark Child - written by Tim Moore and Marlon Williams, performed by Marlon Williams
• Get Out Alive - Mel Parsons
• Water Underground - Anthonie Tonnon
• Yellow Flicker Beat - written by Ella Yelich-O'Connor and Joel Little, performed by Lorde


The Silver Scrolls marked their 50th anniversary last night with an event at the Vector Arena hosted by broadcaster John Campbell.

Also handed out at the event was the "Lost Scroll" for 1981 went to Phil Judd, Wayne Stevens and Mark Hough for classic The Swingers track 'Counting the Beat', which was covered on the night by Shayne Carter and an 18-piece orchestra. Grayson Gilmour received the APRA Best Original Music in a Feature Film Award with his score for Consent. And legendary slide guitarist Bill Sevesi was inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall Of Fame.


Here is winning song 'Multi-Love'...


And here is 'Counting The Beat', the winner of the 1981 Lost Scroll...


Here is the full list of winners:

2015 APRA Silver Scroll Award – won by Ruban Nielson and Kody Nielson for Multi-Love (Mushroom Music).

1981 APRA Silver Scroll Award – won by Phil Judd, Wayne Stevens and Mark Hough for Counting the Beat (Mushroom Music).

APRA Maioha Award – won by Stan Walker*, Vince Harder and Troy Kingi for Aotearoa (*EMI Music Publishing Australia).

SOUNZ Contemporary Award - won by Chris Watson for sing songs self.

APRA Best Original Music in a Feature Film – won by Grayson Gilmour for Consent.

APRA Best Original Music in a Series – won by Tom McLeod for Girl vs. Boy (Season 3).

Most Performed New Zealand Work Internationally – won by Ella Yelich-O’Connor* and Joel Little^ for Royals. (*Native Tongue Music Publishing on behalf of SONGS Music Publishing LLC / ^EMI Music Publishing Australia)

Most Performed New Zealand Work in New Zealand – won by Marlon Gerbes, Matiu Walters and Priese Board* for Special (Kobalt Music Publishing Australia and *Native Tongue Music Publishing).

New Zealand Music Hall of Fame inductee – Bill Sevesi


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Kody is such a buzz cunt, love that man
Posted by Bob - anonymous 1 year ago


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