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A selection of songs from the 2015 Children’s Music Awards

MusicBox 2015 – A selection of songs from the 2015 Children’s Music Awards

APRA AMCOS New Zealand this week release ‘MusicBox 2015’ – a selection of songs from the New Zealand Children’s Music Awards.

Aotearoa’s native dinosaur, the beauty of bugs and the difficulties of toast at sea are all thoroughly explored on MusicBox 2015.

MusicBox showcases the top songs from the APRA Best Children's Music Song Award, awarded as a part of the annual Children's Music Awards. MusicBox is a promotional album aimed at spreading the word of the wonderful music being produced for kids in Aotearoa.

MusicBox is available as a FREE DOWNLOAD from the APRA AMCOS website for the month of August. MusicBox is a promotional album and is not available to buy, so if you want a copy make sure you download a copy now! Download a copy here now.

“From humble beginnings, the children’s music world in New Zealand is reaching fever pitch.” Says APRA’s Anthony Healey. “We feel lucky to be a part of this colourful, bubbling scene of talented writers, and that we can help to spread the word about the wonderful music these people are writing for our kids through the MusicBox series. Make sure you take the opportunity to download a copy for the little ones in your life.”


1. Voodoo Onesie Dance-Party Lullaby – Levity Beet

2. On Our Way – The Little City Critters

3. Captain Spiggot – Huntaway Sound House Band

4. Do The Woopsie – fleaBITE

5. Sunshine – Lisa Crawley

6. There’s One In The Bush – Levity Beet & Daniel Stryczek

7. I Like Chasing Butterflies – The Little City Critters

8. Ellie The Elephant – Itty Bitty Beats

9. Gums – Captain Festus McBoyle

10. Frog Song – Ron Valente (Gypsy Pickers)

11. No Toast – fleaBITE

12. Bugs – Poppet Stars

13. Pukekos In The Park – Bun and Beard

14. Fishing – Poppet Stars

15. Tamariki Korikori – Whaia and the Mahician

16. Whetu – Claudia Gunn

17. He Aha Ai/Why – RJ Kerswell

The 2015 Children’s Music Awards were presented live on What Now, Sunday 2 August. The winners for 2015 are:

APRA Best Children’s Music Song of the Year - Levity Beet & Daniel Stryczek ‘There’s One In The Bush’

Recorded Music NZ Best Children’s Music Album (NZ Music Awards Tui) - fleaBITE ‘The Jungle Is Jumping’

What Now Best Children’s Music Video - Don’t Sit Under The Poo Tree by fleaBITE, video created by Stephen Templer & Ross Payne


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