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Top 20 Finalists Revealed For APRA Silver Scroll Award 2016

Top 20 Finalists Revealed For APRA Silver Scroll Award 2016

Thursday 21st July, 2016 9:55AM

The top 20 songs contending for this year's prestigious APRA Silver Scroll Award have been revealed. The annual event celebrates the country’s songwriters and composers, tipping a hat to outstanding achievement in the craft of songwriting. The final 20 will be whittled down to a Top Five over the next few weeks with the voting currently open to the 10,000+ APRA members. The five finalists will be revealed before the award ceremony which is being held on 29th September at Vector Arena. Here is the Top 20...


Seth Haapu - '10 Years'
Lawrence Arabia - 'A Lake'
Gareth Thomas - 'All Eyes In The Room'
Leisure - 'All Over You'
The Sami Sisters - 'August Song'
Pacific Heights feat. Louis - 'Buried By The Burden'
David Dallas - 'Don't Rate That'
Lydia Cole - 'Dream'
The Phoenix Foundation - 'Give Up Your Dreams'
Dave Dobbyn - 'Harmony House'
Thomas Oliver - 'If I Move To Mars'
Holly Arrowsmith with Fly My Pretties - 'Love Will Be A River'
Electric Wire Hustle feat. Deva Mahal - 'March'
Yoko-Zuna feat. Laughton Kora - 'One Question'
Street Chant - 'Pedestrian Support League'
Miloux - 'Pocket'
Andrew Keoghan - 'Stuck In Melodies'
Tami Neilson - 'The First Man'
Mice On Stilts - 'The Hours'

Shayne P Carter - 'We Will Rise Again'


Here's a list of the winning songs over the last 20 years... 

1996 - Bic Runga - 'Drive'
1997 - Greg Johnson - 'Liberty'
1998 - Dave Dobbyn - 'Beside You'
1999 - King Kapisi - 'Reverse Resistance'
2000 - Chris Knox - 'My Only Friend'
2001 - Neil Finn with Sheryl Crow - 'Turn And Run'
2002 - Che Fu - 'Misty Frequencies'
2003 - Nesian Mystik - 'For The People'
2004 - Scribe - 'Not Many'
2005 - Evermore - 'It's Too Late'
2006 - Mt Raskil Preservation Society feat. Hollie Smith - 'Bathe In The River'
2007 - Brooke Fraser - 'Albertine'
2008 - Opshop - 'One Day'
2009 - Lawrence Arabia - 'Apple Pie Bed'
2010 - The Naked And Famous - 'Young Blood'
2011 - Avalanche City - 'Love Love Love'
2012 - Lips - 'Everything To Me'
2013 - Lorde - 'Royals'
2014 - Tami Neilson - 'Walk (Back To Your Arms')
2015 - Unknown Mortal Orchestra - 'Multi-Love'


Top 20 member voting is now open, and closes on Sunday, August 14.





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