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New Zealand Music Awards 2013 Winners

New Zealand Music Awards 2013 Winners

Friday 22nd November, 2013 8:58AM

The annual New Zealand Music Awards were held last night at Auckland's Vector Arena with Lorde ruling the night, taking away four awards. She was closely followed by R&B singer Aaradhna, who added three more to her collection, and Shapeshifter who picked up two awards. Lawrence Arabia happily won Best Male Solo Artist while Best Alternative Album went to Unknown Mortal Orchestra for his latest release II. The ceremony saw performances from nominees Lorde, Iva Lankam and Aaradhna and a special tribute to Legacy Award recipient Shona Laing performed by Ruby Frost.

Here are all the award categories, winners and finalists:

Album Of The Year

Winner: Aaradhna - Treble & Reverb

Other finalists:

Fat Freddy's Drop - Blackbird
Shapeshifter - Delta
The Phoenix Foundation - Fandango
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II

Vodafone Single of The Year

Winner: Lorde - Royals

Other Finalists:

Aaradhna - Wake Up
Shapeshifter - In Colour
Stan Walker - Take It Easy
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - So Good At Being In Trouble

Best Group

Winner: Shapeshifter - Delta

Other Finalists:

Fat Freddy's Drop - Blackbird
The Phoenix Foundation - Fandango

Best Male Solo Artist

Winner: Lawrence Arabia - The Sparrow

Other Finalists:

Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
Willy Moon - Here's Willy Moon

Best Female Solo Artist

Winner: Aaradhna - Treble & Reverb

Other Finalists:

Iva Lankum - Black Eagle
Jamie McDell - Six Strings and a Sailboat

Breakthrough Artist of The Year

Winner: Lorde - The Love Club EP

Other Finalists:

Jamie McDell - Six Strings and a Sailboat
Willy Moon - Here's Willy Moon

Best Rock Album

Winner: Villany - Mode. Set. Clear

Other Finalists:

Beastwars - Blood Becomes Fire
The Datsuns - Death Rattle Boogie

Best Pop Album

Winner: Jamie McDell Six Strings and a Sailboat

Other Finalists:

AnikaBoh&Hollie - Peace Of Mind
Kids Of 88 - Modern Love

Best Alternative Album

Winner: Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II

Other Finalists:

Lawrence Arabia - The Sparrow
The Phoenix Foundation - Fandango

Best Urban / Hip Hop Album

Winner: Aaradhna - Treble & Reverb

Other Finalists:

@Peace - Girl Songs
P-Money Gratitude

Best Roots Album

Winner: Fat Freddy's Drop - Blackbird

Other Finalists:

Latinaotearoa - Sondido de Latinaotearoa
Soljah - Aotearoa

Best Electronic Album

Winner: Shapeshifter - Delta

Other Finalists:

K+Lab - Space Dirt
Sola Rosa - Low and Behold, High And Beyond

NZ On Air Best Music Video

Winner: Joel Kefali - Royals (Lorde)

Other Finalists:

Nick Dwyer - In Colour (Shapeshifter)
Thunderlips - Frankenstein (Randa)

Best Maori Album

Winner: Maisey Rika - Whitiora

Other Finalists:

Kirsten Te Rito - Te Rito
Ngatapa Black - I Muri Ahiahi

Best Gospel/Christian Album

Winner: Strahan - Posters

Other finalists:

Edge Kingsland - Edge Vol.2: Due North
Go Stop Go - Go Stop Go

Best Classical Album

Winner: Michael Houstoun - Lilburn

Other finalists:

Gillian Whitehead - Arapatiki
Helen Webby - Pluck

Xbox One International Achievement Award

Lorde


Vodafone People’s Choice Award

Winner: Lorde

Finalists:

Shapeshifter
Aaradhna
Stan Walker
Titanium  


Vodafone Highest Selling Single

Flight Of The Conchords - Feel Inside (And Stuff Like That)

FOUR Highest Selling Album

Peter Posa - White Rabbit: The Very Best Of

NZ On Air Radio Airplay Award

Stan Walker - Take It Easy

NZ Herald Legacy Award recipient

Shona Laing

Hallenstein Brothers 2013 Critics’ Choice Prize Line-Up

Winner: Sheep, Dog & Wolf

Other finalists:

Janine and the Mixtape
Paquin



Links
nzmusicawards.co.nz/

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