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With four Tuis, Lorde rules the stage at NZ’s biggest night in music; Aaradhna and Shapeshifter also win multiple awards.

She has ruled the charts on the international scene and now teen singing sensation Lorde has been acknowledged big time at home collecting four Tuis at the 2013 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.

Hot on her heels is R&B vocalist Aaradhna who...Read more >>>

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Congratulations to all 2013 VNZMA Winners!

1. Mentos 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’

2. 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’

3. Steinlager Pure Best Group
Winner: Shapeshifter ‘Delta’

Other finalists:
Fat Freddy’s Drop ‘Blackbird’
The Phoenix Foundation ‘Fandango’

4. Spotify Best Male Solo Artist
Winner: Lawrence Arabia ‘The Sparrow’

Other finalists:
Unknown Mortal Orchestra ‘II’
Willy Moon ‘Here’s Willy Moon’

5. Spotify Best Female Solo Artist
Winner: Aaradhna ‘Treble & Reverb’

Other finalists:
Iva Lamkum ‘Black Eagle’
Jamie McDell ‘Six Strings and a Sailboat’

6. Westpac Hotpoints 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’

7. Best Rock Album
Winner: Villainy ‘Mode. Set. Clear.’

Other finalists:
Beastwars ‘Blood Becomes Fire’
The Datsuns ‘Death Rattle Boogie’

8. The Edge Best Pop Album
Winner: Jamie McDell ‘Six Strings and a Sailboat’

Other finalists:
AnikaBoh&Hollie ‘Peace of Mind’
Kids Of 88 ‘Modern Love’

9. Best Alternative Album
Winner: Unknown Mortal Orchestra ‘II’

Other finalists:
Lawrence Arabia ‘The Sparrow’
The Phoenix Foundation ‘Fandango’

10. Best Urban/Hip Hop Album
Winner: Aaradhna ‘Treble & Reverb’

Other finalists:
@Peace ‘Girl Songs’
P-Money ‘Gratitude’

11. Best Roots Album
Winner: Fat Freddy’s Drop ‘Blackbird’

Other finalists:
Latinaotearoa ‘Sonido de Latinaotearoa’
Soljah ‘Aotearoa’

12. George FM Best Electronica Album
Winner: Shapeshifter ‘Delta’

Other finalists:
K+LAB ‘Space Dirt’
Sola Rosa ‘Low and Behold, High and Beyond’

13. NZ On Air Best Music Video
Winner: Joel Kefali – ‘Royals’ (Lorde)

Other finalists:
Nick Dwyer – ‘In Colour’ (Shapeshifter)
Thunderlips – ‘Frankenstein’ (Randa)

14. NUMA Trust Best Maori Album
Winner: Maisey Rika ‘Whitiora’

Other finalists:
Kirsten Te Rito ‘Te Rito’
Ngatapa Black ‘I Muri Ahiahi’

15. Best Gospel/Christian Album
Winner: Strahan ‘Posters’

Other finalists:
Edge Kingsland ‘Edge Vol.2: Due North’
Go Stop Go ‘Go Stop Go’

16. Best Classical Album
Winner: Michael Houstoun ‘Lilburn’

Other finalists:
Gillian Whitehead ‘Arapatiki’
Helen Webby ‘Pluck’

17. Xbox One International Achievement Award
Lorde

18. Vodafone People’s Choice Award
Winner: Lorde

Finalists:
Shapeshifter
Aaradhna
Stan Walker
Titanium 

19. Vodafone Highest Selling Single
Flight Of The Conchords ‘Feel Inside (And Stuff Like That)’

20. FOUR Highest Selling Album
Peter Posa ‘White Rabbit: The Very Best Of’

21. NZ On Air Radio Airplay Award
Stan Walker ‘Take It Easy’

22. NZ Herald Legacy Award recipient
Shona Laing

23. Hallenstein Brothers 2013 Critics’ Choice Prize Line-Up
Winner: Sheep, Dog & Wolf

Other finalists:
Janine and the Mixtape
Paquin


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