2013 VNZMA Finalists

VNZMA finalists 2013

1. MENTOS Album of the Year
Aaradhna 'Treble & Reverb'
Fat Freddy's Drop 'Blackbird'
Shapeshifter 'Delta'
The Phoenix Foundation 'Fandango'
Unknown Mortal Orchestra 'II'

2. VODAFONE Single of the Year
Aaradhna 'Wake Up'
Lorde 'Royals'
Shapeshifter 'In Colour'
Stan Walker 'Take It Easy'
Unknown Mortal Orchestra 'So Good At Being In Trouble'

3. STEINLAGER PURE Best Group
Fat Freddy's Drop 'Blackbird'
Shapeshifter 'Delta'
The Phoenix Foundation 'Fandango'

4. SPOTIFY Best Male Solo Artist
Lawrence Arabia 'The Sparrow'
Unknown Mortal Orchestra 'II'
Willy Moon 'Here's Willy Moon'

5. SPOTIFY Best Female Solo Artist
Aaradhna 'Treble & Reverb'
Iva Lamkum 'Black Eagle'
Jamie McDell 'Six Strings and a Sailboat'

 

6. WESTPAC HOTPOINTS Breakthrough Artist of the Year
Jamie McDell 'Six Strings and a Sailboat'
Lorde 'The Love Club EP'
Willy Moon 'Here's Willy Moon'

7. Best Rock Album
Beastwars 'Blood Becomes Fire'
The Datsuns 'Death Rattle Boogie'
Villainy 'Mode. Set. Clear.'

8. THE EDGE Best Pop Album
AnikaBoh&Hollie 'Peace of Mind'
Jamie McDell 'Six Strings and a Sailboat'
KidsOf88 'Modern Love'

9. Best Alternative Album
Lawrence Arabia 'The Sparrow'
The Phoenix Foundation 'Fandango'
Unknown Mortal Orchestra 'II'

10. Best Urban/Hip Hop Album
@Peace 'Girl Songs'
Aaradhna 'Treble & Reverb'
P-Money 'Gratitude'

11. Best Roots Album
Fat Freddy's Drop 'Blackbird'
Latinaotearoa 'Sondido de Latinaotearoa'
Soljah 'Aotearoa'

12. Best Electronica Album
K+LAB 'Space Dirt'
Shapeshifter 'Delta'
Sola Rosa 'Low and Behold, High and Beyond'

13. NZ ON AIR Best Music Video
Joel Kefali – 'Royals' (Lorde)
Nick Dwyer – 'In Colour' (Shapeshifter)
Thunderlips – 'Frankenstein' (Randa)

14. NUMA TRUST Best Maori Album
Kirsten Te Rito 'Te Rito'
Maisey Rika 'Whitiora'
Ngatapa Black 'I Muri Ahiahi'

15. Best Gospel/Christian Album
Edge Kingsland 'Edge Vol.2: Due North'
Go Stop Go 'Go Stop Go'
Strahan 'Posters'

16. Best Classical Album
Gillian Whitehead 'Arapatiki'
Helen Webby 'Pluck'
Michael Houstoun 'Lilburn'

17. Best Album Cover (FA)
Gina Kiel & Harry A'Court – 'Blackbird' (Fat Freddy's Drop)
Heather Liddell – 'Posters' (Strahan)
Nick Keller – 'Blood Becomes Fire' (Beastwars)

18. Best Producer (FA)
Fat Freddy's Drop – 'Blackbird' (Fat Freddy's Drop)
Sam McCarthy, Jaden Parkes, Jordan Arts – 'Modern Love' (KidsOf88)
Shapeshifter and The Upbeats – 'Delta' (Shapeshifter)
The Phoenix Foundation/Lee Prebble/Brett Stanton – 'Fandango' (The Phoenix Foundation)

19. Best Engineer (FA)
Brett Stanton/Lee Prebble/The Phoenix Foundation – 'Fandango' (The Phoenix Foundation)
Lee Prebble – 'Black Eagle' (Iva Lamkum)
Neil Baldock – 'Feed The Beast' (Eden Mulholland)

20. VODAFONE People's Choice Award
Aaradhna
Lorde
Shapeshifter
Stan Walker
Titanium

21. NZ Herald Legacy Award recipient
Shona Laing

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