18 Apr 2017

The finalists for the Taite Music Prize

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:26 pm on 18 April 2017

The Taite Music Prize finalists for 2017 will assemble tonight at The Civic's Wintergarden in Auckland for the 8th annual event.

The Taite prize is named for one of New Zealand's most respected music journalists, the late Dylan Taite, and recognises albums from the past year which demonstrate outstanding creativity. Previous winners include Lorde, Lawrence Arabia, Ladi6 and SJD.

This year's finalists are:

Aaradhna, Brown Girl 
Hopetoun Brown, Look So Good 
Lawrence Arabia, Absolute Truth
LEISURE, LEISURE
Lontalius, I'll Forget 17 
Pacific Heights, The Stillness 
Shayne P Carter, Offsider 
Street Chant, Hauora

Nick Bollinger joins Jesse to run through the finalists for this prestigious award.

RNZ Music will be live Tweeting the event from 6.30pm, and you can stream it live thanks to 95bFM and NZ on Air.

Dylan Taite

Dylan Taite Photo: supplied

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