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Student Radio Network Awards Shortlist Announced For 2021

Student Radio Network Awards Shortlist Announced For 2021

Chris Cudby / Image credit: Anns Taylor / Thursday 25th November, 2021 12:10PM

Announced earlier this month following a groundswell of demand, the spine-tingling shortlist has been unveiled for the inaugural Student Radio Network Awards, happening on 11th December. There's a hugely refreshing diversity of exciting names in the running, celebrating the works of those artists who energise Aotearoa's student radio airwaves 24/7, year in and year out. Co-presented by NZ On Air and Naked PR, the awards will be livestreamed and simulcast on SRN member stations 95bFM, Radio Control, Radio Active, RDU 98.5FM and Radio One 91FM. Grip the shortlist details below...


The Student Radio Network Awards 2021
Saturday 11th December - livestream + broadcast on 95bFM, Radio Control, Radio Active, RDU 98.5FM, Radio One 91FM (from 7pm)


The ten tracks in contention for the Favourite Single brought to you by Independent Music New Zealand are:

Ebb – Alloy
Fable - Karakia
Kédu Carlö - Mating Call
Milk - CRIT +
Night Lunch - House Full of Shit
QUALMS - FRANK GRIMES
Shannengoergiapeterson - Home Again 4
Skymning x Totems - On My Job
The Nudge Vs. Troy Kingi - He Ōrite
Van Staden & Böhm - Spirit Level


The ten EP / Mixtapes in contention for the Favourite EP / Mixtape brought to you by Recorded Music New Zealand are:

Brown Boy Magik - Trans Pacific Time
Ebb & Texture - CXT004
fruit juice parade - the more you question, the further you get from the answer
Kōtiro - High Def Multinational
Len Blake - Honey Blood
Night Lunch - Table for Two
NO COMPLY - WELCOME TO BAD
Phoebe Rings - Phoebe Rings
Van Staden & Böhm - Hardcore
Womb - Holding A Flame


The ten albums in contention for the Favourite Album brought to you by APRA AMCOS NZ are:

Adelaide Cara - How Does This Sound?
Bad Taste - Bad Taste
Bathysphere - Heaven is Other People
Grecco Romank - Red Tower
Guardian Singles - Guardian Singles
Kane Strang - Happy to Perform
Mara TK - Bad Meditation
Milk - III
NahBo – Ruptured
Wurld Series – What’s Growing


The ten acts in contention for the Favourite Solo Act brought to you by Southern Comfort are:

Amamelia
CHAII
Dawn Diver
Leao
Milk
PollyHill
Reb Fountain
Ryan Fisherman
Thomas Isbister
Vanessa Worm


The ten groups in contention for the Favourite Group brought to you by Roundhead Studios are:

Avantdale Bowling Club
Beacon Bloom
Carb on Carb
Dale Kerrigan
DARTZ
Dick Move
Guardian Singles
Imugi
Van Staden & Bohm
Virtual Shadow Ensemble


Throughout the evening, the following awards will be presented:

● Outstanding Contribution to 95bFM brought to you by Progear
● 95bFM's Favourite Song of 2021 brought to you by Auckland UNESCO City of Music
● Outstanding Contribution to Radio Control brought to you by MUSA (Massey University Students’ Association)
● Radio Control's Favourite Song of 2021 brought to you by MUSA (Massey University Students’ Association)
● Outstanding Contribution to Radio Active brought to you by Parrotdog Bar
● Radio Active's Favourite Song of 2021 brought to you by Hills Hats
● Outstanding Contribution to RDU
● RDU Favourite Song of 2021 brought you MAINZ
● Outstanding Contribution to Radio One 91FM brought to you by OUSA (Otago University Students’ Association)
● Radio One 91FM's Favourite Song of 2021 brought to you by OUSA (Otago University Students’ Association)
● Favourite Single brought to you by Independent Music New Zealand
● Favourite EP / Mixtape brought to you by Recorded Music New Zealand
● Favourite Album brought to you by APRA AMCOS NZ
● Favourite Solo Act brought to you by Southern Comfort
● Favourite Group brought to you by Roundhead Studios
● People's Choice Award brought to you by Parrotdog
● 2021 SRN Top 10 brought to you by AudioCulture
● Outstanding Achievement Award brought to you by New Zealand Music Commission


The Student Radio Network acknowledge Māori as tangata whenua and Treaty of Waitangi partners in Aotearoa New Zealand.

All artists who have had a song playlisted by at least one of the stations that make up the Student Radio Network (95bFM, Radio Control, Radio Active, RDU, and Radio One 91FM) between November 1, 2020 - November 1, 2021 are eligible to receive an award, this includes People's Choice Award.

The Programme Directors from each station (95bFM, Radio Control, Radio Active, RDU, and Radio One 91FM) will create a shortlist for the following awards: Favourite Single / Favourite EP or Mixtape / Favourite Album / Favourite Solo Act / Favourite Group / People's Choice Award. The Programme Directors will then decide who wins each award.

The Station Manager from each station (95bFM, Radio Control, Radio Active, RDU, and Radio One 91FM) will choose who wins their Outstanding Contribution Award from their region.

The DJs from each station (95bFM, Radio Control, Radio Active, RDU, and Radio One 91FM), will be eligible to vote for their favourite song from their region. The song with the highest amount of votes will win.

The Student Radio Network will not tolerate prejudice and/or hateful comments such as racism, homophobia, sexism, misogyny, ableism or other forms of hate-speech, or contributions that could be interpreted as such.

Voting for the People’s Choice Award closes at midnight on December 9, 2021.

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