The 48th Annual RIANZ Vodafone NZMUSIC AWARDS
Past Winners

2007 Winners

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Winner
The Mint Chicks – Crazy?Yes!Dumb?No!

Finalists
Brooke Fraser - Albertine
Evermore - Real Life
Hollie Smith - Long Player
Opshop - Second Hand Planet


SINGLE OF THE YEAR

Winner
Evermore – Light Surrounding You

Finalists
Brooke Fraser - Deciphering Me
Liam Finn - Second Chance
Opshop - Maybe
The Tutts - K


BEST GROUP

Winner
The Mint Chicks – Crazy?Yes!Dumb?No!

Finalists
Evermore - Real Life
Opshop - Second Hand Planet


BEST MALE SOLO ARTIST

Winner
Tim Finn – Imaginary Kingdom

Finalists
Paul McLaney - Edin
Greg Johnson - Anyone Can Say Goodbye


BEST FEMALE SOLO ARTIST

Winner
Hollie Smith – Long Player

Finalists
Brooke Fraser - Albertine
Hayley Westenra - Treasure


BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Winner
Hollie Smith – Long Player

Finalists
Liam Finn - Second Chance
Atlas - Crawl


HIGHEST SELLING NZ ALBUM

Winner
Brooke Fraser - Albertine


HIGHEST SELLING NZ SINGLE

Winner
Atlas - Crawl


RADIO AIRPLAY RECORD OF THE YEAR

Winner
Brooke Fraser – Deciphering Me


BEST ROCK ALBUM

Winner
The Mint Chicks – Crazy?Yes!Dumb?No!

Finalists
Evermore -Real Life
Opshop - Second Hand Planet


BEST URBAN/HIP HOP ALBUM

Winner
PNC – Rookie Card

Finalists
Deceptikonz - Heavy Rotation
4 Corners - The Foundations


BEST DANCE/ELECTRONICA ALBUM

Winner
Shapeshifter - Soulstice

Finalists
Bulletproof - Shake The Foundations
State Of Mind - Take Control


BEST AOTEAROA ROOTS ALBUM

Winner
Hollie Smith – Long Player

Finalists
The Black Seeds - Into The Dojo
Age Pryor - Shanks' Pony


BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Winner
Sam Peacocke – Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No! (The Mint Chicks)

Finalists
Angus Sutherland & Liam Finn - Second Chance (Liam Finn)
Stephen Tolfrey - Maybe (Opshop)


PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD

Winner
Opshop

Finalists
Evermore
Brooke Fraser
The Black Seeds


LEGACY AWARD

Winner
Johnny Devlin


INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Winner
Evermore


OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO NZ MUSIC ON NZ RADIO

\Winner
Noel McIntosh – Bayrock
(Awarded at the NZ Radio Awards, April 2007)


BEST PRODUCER

Winner
Jeremy Toy & Hollie Smith – Long Player (Hollie Smith)
(Presented at the Technical Awards on September 12th)

Finalists
Nick Roughan & Shayne Carter - "There My Dear" (Dimmer)
Chris Nielson/ Kody Nielson /Ruban Nielson - "Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No!" (The Mint Chicks)


BEST ENGINEER

Winner
Chris van de Geer – Parlour Games (Revolver)
(Presented at the Technical Awards on September 12th)

Finalists
Clint Murphy - Second Hand Planet (Opshop)
Mike Gibson - Long Player (Hollie Smith)


BEST ALBUM COVER

Winner
Ruban Neilson - Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No! (The Mint Chicks)
(Presented at the Technical Awards on September 12th)

Finalists
Dylan Pharazyn - There My Dear (Dimmer)
Tim Gummer - "View From Olympus" (John Psathas)


BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM

Winner
John Psathas – View From Olympus

Finalists
New Zealand Symphony Ochestra and James Judd - Lilburn - Orchestral Works
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa - Kiri Sings Karl


BEST MAORI ALBUM

Winner
Richard Nunns & Hirini Melbourne – Te Whaiao: Te Ku Te Whe Remixed

Finalists
Adam Whauwhau - Tukuna Mai
Toi Hautu - Na Te Atua


BEST GOSPEL/CHRISTIAN ALBUM

Winner
Rapture Ruckus – I Believe

Finalists
Magnify - Alive Within
Hannah Donald - Unfinished Journey


BEST COUNTRY MUSIC ALBUM

Winner
The Topp Twins – Flowergirls & Cowgirls
(Presented at the Gold Guitar Awards, 01 June 2007)

Finalists
Johnny Possums Good Time Hootin' Band - Tickets
Warren Love Band - Warren Love Band


BEST PACIFIC MUSIC ALBUM

Winner
Spacifix – Much Love
(Presented at the Pacific Music Awards, 31 May 2007)

Finalists
Vaniah Toloa - Tukua
Amene - In Your Name We Pray


BEST FOLK ALBUM 2006/07

Winner
Ben The Hoose – The Little Cascade
(Presented at the Auckland Folk Festival, 26th – 29th January 2007)

Finalists
Bob Bickerton - The Likes Of Us
The Warratahs - Keep On


BEST JAZZ ALBUM

Winner
Charmaine Ford – Busy Silence
(Presented at the Wellington International Jazz Festival, 6th Nov 2007)

Finalists
Kevin Clark - Zahara
Whirimako Black - Soul Sessions

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