21 Jul 2018

Tami Neilson - Award-winning country singer

From Saturday Morning, 11:29 am on 21 July 2018

From her days as a young girl in Canada touring with her family band, The Neilsons, who opened for the likes of Johnny Cash, to a fully-fledged successful solo career in New Zealand, Tami Neilson has won the Tui Award for each of her past four albums. In 2014, she was also awarded the APRA Silver Scroll, New Zealand's most prestigious music award for excellence in songwriting, for her song 'Walk (Back to Your Arms)'. She won Best Female Artist at the National Country Music Awards and APRA's Best Country Song at the NZ Country Music Awards. Neilson has just released a new album, SASSAFRASS!, and is about to tour the album through New Zealand and across Europe.