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Tuis Calling All NZ Musicians

Tuis Calling All NZ Musicians


Nominations open for 2014 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards

It’s that time of year again – nominations for the country’s biggest night in music officially open today (26 May).

The 49th annual Recorded Music NZ Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards take place in November at Auckland’s Vector Arena.

Following on from a huge year – which saw New Zealand artists top the charts both locally and internationally – Recorded Music NZ CEO Damian Vaughan says he is looking forward to seeing the nominations roll in.

“The Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards is the ultimate celebration of the sheer talent and hard work local musicians put in to their art. Every year the bar is raised even higher and considering the success of local artists across all genres of music, we’re expecting nothing less in 2014”, Vaughan says.

Details on who can and how to nominate can be found at www.nzmusicawards.co.nz. Unless otherwise specified, awards are open to New Zealand artists who have had recordings commercially released between 1 July 2013 and 30 June 2014. Nominations stay open until 5pm on Monday 7 July.

Categories in 2014 are Album and Single of the year, Best Group, Best Male and Female Solo Artists, Breakthrough Artist, Best Music Video, Best Maori, Rock, Urban / Hip Hop, Electronica, Roots, Pop, Alternative, Gospel / Christian and Classical albums. There are also technical award categories of Best Producer, Best Engineer & Best Album Cover.

The awards finalists – together with the Technical Award winners – are being announced at the Finalists Announcement and Technical Awards presentation in October. The announcement of the 2014 Legacy Award recipient and New Zealand Music Hall of Fame inductee – presented last year to Shona Laing – is also being made at that time.

Other Tuis presented during the year include those for best albums in Children’s, Country, Folk, Jazz and Pacific music. The winners of those categories are acknowledged at the 2014 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards ceremony.

NOTES:
• All nominations must be submitted online via the official website, nominations.nzmusicawards.co.nz/nominations/vnzma2014
• Copies of the conditions of entry are available from nominations.nzmusicawards.co.nz/nominations/vnzma2014
• To be eligible for judging, all nominations including any accompanying material such as CDs and DVDs must be signed and with Recorded Music by 5pm on Monday 7 July.

The Tuis presented at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards 2014 ceremony are for:
Album of the Year; Single of the Year; Best Group; Best Male Solo Artist; Best Female Solo Artist; Breakthrough Artist of the Year; , Highest Selling NZ Album; Highest Selling NZ Single; Radio Airplay Record of the Year; Best Music Video; Best Rock Album; Best Pop Album, Best Alternative Album, Best Urban/Hip Hop Album; Best Electronica Album; Best Roots Album; Best Maori Album; Best Gospel/Christian Album; Best Classical Album; People’s Choice Award, International Achievement Award, The Legacy Award.

No finalists are announced for the Highest Selling NZ Single, Highest Selling NZ Album or Radio Airplay Record of the Year Awards.
The International Achievement and the Legacy Awards are judged by the Recorded Music NZ board and awarded at the Board’s discretion. No finalists are announced for these categories.

Technical Award Categories (presented at the Finalists Announcement) are for:
•Best Producer
•Best Engineer
•Best Album Cover

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