The biggest night in New Zealand music is upon us.
The 2019 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards have just announced it’s finalists, and what an outstanding celebration of Kiwi music it is!

The name on everyone’s lips, 19 year old BENEE, has had an incredible year that is reflected in the nominations. She’s up for THREE Best Solo Artist,  Smirnoff Breakthrough Artist of the Year, The Edge Best Pop Artist, and Vodafone Single of the Year for ‘Soaked’. What an achievement!


Kiwi pop powerhouse, Broods, came back swinging in 2019 with their third album Don’t Feed The Pop Monster. The duo are finalists for Album of the Year, Best Group and The Edge Best Pop Artist.

They may have featured on the same track, but now Drax Project and Six60 go head to head for Vodafone Single of the Year for their massive tracks “All This Time” and “The Greatest.”
May the best man win…

Other nominees include Beastwars up for Best Rock and Best Group, Marlon Williams who is up for Album of the Year for Live At Auckland Town Hall, and Simon O’Neill who’s up for Best Classical Artist.

The Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards will be broadcast live on THREE on 14 November from 8.30pm.
General public tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster.

See the full list of nominees here.