Six60 lead nominations for 2018 Vodafone NZ Music Awards

Publish Date
Thursday, 27 September 2018, 1:23PM
Photo: Instagram

Photo: Instagram

The finalists for the 2018 Vodafone NZ Music Awards dropped today and some of our favourite artists are in line for some big awards!

SIX60 is impressively sitting on four nominations for Album of the Year, Best Group, Best Pop Artist and Single of the Year for ‘Don’t Give It Up’. 

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After just performing at the iHeart Music Festival in Las Vegas alongside the likes of Justin Timberlake and Shawn Mendes, Drax Project has continued the high with finalists in four categories; Single of the Year for the smash hit ‘Woke Up Late’, Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Best Group and Best Pop Artist. 

One of our favs, Robinson is up for Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Single of the Year for the pop anthem ‘Nothing To Regret' - and is very excited about it as you can see from her Instagram post:

Mitch James is also up for an award, Single Of The Year, for '21'. 

MORE FINALISTS

Album of the Year
Alien Weaponry – Tū
Julia Deans – We Light Fire
Marlon Williams – Make Way For Love
Six60 – Six60
Tami Neilson – Sassafrass!
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Sex & Food

Vodafone Single of the Year
Drax Project – ‘Woke Up Late’
Mitch James – ‘21’
Robinson – ‘Nothing To Regret’
Six60 – ‘Don't Give It Up’
Sons Of Zion – ‘Drift Away’
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – ‘Hunnybee’

Best Group
Alien Weaponry – Tū
Drax Project - Noon
Six60 - Six60
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Sex & Food

THREE Best Solo Artist
Julia Deans – We Light Fire
Kimbra – Primal Heart
Marlon Williams – Make Way For Love
Tami Neilson – Sassafrass!

Breakthrough Artist of the Year
Drax Project
JessB
L.A.B.
Robinson

Te Māngai Pāho Best Māori Artist
Alien Weaponry
Katchafire
Troy Kingi

Best Pop Artist
Drax Project
Kimbra
Six60

Best Alternative Artist
Marlon Williams
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Wax Chattels

Best Soul/RnB Artist
Israel Starr
Troy Kingi
Vince Harder

Best Hip Hop Artist
JessB
Kings
SWIDT

Best Roots Artist
Katchafire
Sons of Zion
Tomorrow People

Best Electronic Artist
Arma Del Amor
Boycrush
Chores

Best Rock Artist
Alien Weaponry
Cairo Knife Fight
Skinny Hobos

You can see who takes out the Tui's at the ceremony on Thursday 15th November.

Tickets are on sale now from $35; available from Ticketmaster.