The 48th Annual RIANZ Vodafone NZMUSIC AWARDS
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Award Categories 2013



NOMINATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR:

1.             ALBUM OF THE YEAR


2.             SINGLE OF THE YEAR


3.             BEST GROUP


4.             BEST MALE SOLO ARTIST


5.             BEST FEMALE SOLO ARTIST


6.             BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR


7.             BEST ROCK ALBUM*


8.             BEST POP ALBUM*


9.             BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM*


10.           BEST URBAN / HIP HOP ALBUM*


11.           BEST ROOTS ALBUM*


12.           BEST ELECTRONICA ALBUM*


13.           BEST MUSIC VIDEO


14.           BEST MAORI ALBUM


15.           BEST GOSPEL / CHRISTIAN ALBUM*


16.           BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM*


17.           INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD


* THESE CATEGORIES ARE GENRE AWARDS



TECHNICAL AWARD CATEGORIES


BEST PRODUCER


BEST ENGINEER


BEST ALBUM COVER


AWARD CATEGORIES

FIVE FINALISTS FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR AND SINGLE OF THE YEAR, AND THREE FINALISTS FOR THE REMAINING AWARD CATEGORIES ARE ANNOUNCED AT THE FINALISTS ANNOUNCEMENT / TECHNICAL AWARDS IN AUCKLAND ON TUESDAY 15 OCTOBER, 2013.

THE INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IS JUDGED BY THE RIANZ BOARD AND IS AWARDED ONLY AT THE BOARD’S DISCRETION. NO FINALISTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED FOR THIS CATEGORY. THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE AWARDS CEREMONY ON THURSDAY 21 NOVEMBER, 2013.

TECHNICAL AWARD CATEGORIES

THE WINNERS OF THE TECHNICAL AWARDS FOR BEST PRODUCER, BEST ENGINEER AND BEST ALBUM COVER ARE ALSO ANNOUNCED AT THE FINALISTS ANNOUNCEMENT / TECHNICAL AWARDS IN AUCKLAND ON TUESDAY 15 OCTOBER, 2013.

ADDITIONAL CATEGORIES (NOMINATIONS NOT ACCEPTED)

NO FINALISTS ARE ANNOUNCED FOR THE HIGHEST SELLING NZ SINGLE, HIGHEST SELLING NZ ALBUM OR THE RADIO AIRPLAY RECORD AWARDS. THE FINALISTS AND WINNERS OF THESE AWARDS ARE DETERMINED BY DATA SUPPLIED BY THE OFFICIAL NEW ZEALAND MUSIC CHARTS COMPILER.

NOMINATIONS ARE NOT REQUIRED AND NO FINALISTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED FOR THESE THREE AWARDS.

THE LEGACY AWARD IS PRESENTED AT THE RIANZ BOARD’S DISCRETION. THE RECIPIENT WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE FINALISTS ANNOUNCEMENT / TECHNICAL AWARDS IN AUCKLAND ON TUESDAY 15 OCTOBER, 2013 AND THE AWARD PRESENTED AT THE AWARDS CEREMONY THURSDAY 21 NOVEMBER, 2013.

NOMINATIONS ARE NOT REQUIRED FOR THIS AWARD.

AWARDED AT SEPARATE FUNCTIONS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

THE FOLLOWING TUI TROPHY AWARD WINNERS, AWARDED AT SEPARATE FUNCTIONS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED AS PART OF THE AWARDS CEREMONY ON THURSDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2013: BEST FOLK ALBUM, BEST JAZZ ALBUM, BEST PACIFIC MUSIC ALBUM, BEST COUNTRY MUSIC ALBUM, BEST CHILDREN’S MUSIC ALBUM, BEST PRODUCER, BEST ENGINEER, AND BEST ALBUM COVER.

Nominations are made via www.rianz.org.nz/nominations/vnzma2013

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  1. Jayne (about 10 months ago)

    Hi How do we submit nominations?

  2. VNZMA (about 10 months ago)

    Hi Jayne, you can contact jessica@rianz.org.nz for nomination info :)