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Music Managers Awards Finalists Announced

Music Managers Awards Finalists Announced

Tuesday 10th May, 2011 11:39AM

Press release:

The finalists for the 2011 NZ Music Managers awards have been announced. Based on the achievements of the managers’ bands in 2010, the judging panel (made up of 20 music industry professionals from around the country) commented on the strength of the entries this year, validating the increasing professionalism and growth of the NZ Management community.

The awards will be presented on Tuesday May 17th in Auckland and will be celebrating exceptional artist management and presenting awards to ‘Manager of the Year’, ‘Upcoming Manager of the Year’, ‘Regional Manager of the Year’ for North Island and South Island, ‘Self Managed Artist of the Year’ and ‘Industry Champion’.

The finalists for the 2011 Music Manager Awards are:

Manager of the Year

ASHLEY PAGE - Luger Boa, Junica, Kids of 8, Black River Drive
TERESA PATTERSON - Six60, I Am Giant, Iva Lamkum, Scribe
MATT AND KIM COLEMAN - Ivy Lies, Avalanche City, Autozamm, Steriogram, Pistol Youth, Artisan Guns, Midnight Youth and Dane Rumble
REBECCA CAUGHEY - Shapeshifter, Ladi6, Riki Gooch, TrinityRoots (co-manager)
PAUL MCKESSAR /CAMPBELL SMITH - Brooke Fraser, The Naked and Famous, Collapsing Cities, Lydia Cole, Dimmer
CRAIG PEARCE/MATT MCLEOD - The Phoenix Foundation / co manage The Black Seeds

Upcoming Manager of the Year

BOSSY HILL - Maisey Rika
GLEN DAVIDSON - Homebrew
HEATH WYND - Jayson Norris, Babysitters Club
KIERAN SIMS - Supermodel
PETRINA GEORGE - Adeaze
SCOTT GRAFTON - Batucada Sound Machine, The Phil Edwards Band

Regional Manager of the Year – North Island

PAUL MCKESSAR / CAMPBELL SMITH - Brooke Fraser, The Naked and Famous, Collapsing Cities, Lydia Cole, Dimmer
BEN HOWE - Street Chant, Surf City
CRAIG PEARCE/MATT MCLEOD - The Phoenix Foundation / co manage The Black Seeds
FLIP GRATER - Flip Grater
INGRID ROUND - Concord Dawn, PNC, Open Souls, Bullet Proof, P Money
TERESA PATTERSON - Six60, I Am Giant, Iva Lamkum, Scribe

Regional Manager of the Year – South Island

ARIANA TIKAO - Ariana Tikao
CRAIG SMITH - Craig Smith
TIM COUCH - Knives at Noon

Self Managed Artist of the Year

ANDREW SPRAGGON – Sola Rosa
CRAIG SMITH - Craig Smith
FLIP GRATER - Flip Grater
PAUL DODGE - Minuit
TAMI NEILSON - Tami Neilson
TIM COUCH - Knives at Noon

International

PAUL MCKESSAR / CAMPBELL SMITH - Brooke Fraser, The Naked and Famous, Collapsing Cities, Lydia Cole, Dimmer
ASHLEY PAGE - Luger Boa, Junica, Kids of 8, Black River Drive
CRAIG PEARCE/MATT MCLEOD - The Phoenix Foundation / co manage The Black Seeds
HAYLEY DINGWALL - Electric Wire Hustle, Benny Tones
REBECCA CAUGHEY - Shapeshifter, Ladi6, Riki Gooch, TrinityRoots (co-manager) SCOTT GRAFTON - Batucada Sound Machine, The Phil Edwards Band

Prizes include:

A trip to one of the two biggest music Expo’s in Australasia, Bigsound in Brisbane and AWME in Melbourne, The recording and mix of a Single to professional release standard from the famous York Street Studios, Marketing campaign packages from Phantom Billstickers, 95bfm, Rip it Up, Groove Guide magazine and Eventfinder. Weekend passes to the Sounds Aotearoa Music Expo in New Plymouth, Poster design by Scizzorface and $2000 worth of equipment hire from the Production Company.

The 2011 New Zealand Music Managers awards will take place in Auckland on Tuesday 17th May at the Backbeat Bar, above the Rock Shop, KRd from 6.00pm.

For more information go to www.mmf.co.nz



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man.

what a load of bullshit
Posted by ಠ_ಠ - anonymous 5 years ago
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Completely undeserved pat on the back. Who else can we give awards to? Social photographers?
Posted by Perry - anonymous 5 years ago


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