5 Jun 2021

Tami Neilson on her NZ Country Awards sweep

From Music 101, 12:15 pm on 5 June 2021

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Celebrated country star Tami Neilson has taken home Best Country Music Artist and Best Country Song at the 2021 Country Music Awards.

Tami won for her 2020 album CHICKABOOM! and infectious single ‘Queenie Queenie’.

The awards were presented tonight at a ceremony in Gore as part of a week-long celebration of country music. The Tussock Country Music Festival will be capped-off with the Gold Guitar Awards, which run from tomorrow through to Sunday.

Tami joins Charlotte on the phone to chat about her big win, and what she has coming up next.