17 Nov 2017

Recap: Vodafone NZ Music Awards 2017

3:01 pm on 17 November 2017

Some of the country's best-known musicians have scooped up top honours at the New Zealand Music Awards.

The awards, which honour artists across 20 categories, was held at Auckland's Spark Arena on Thursday night.

  • Lorde swept the show with six wins
  • SWIDT, Lorde, Teeks, Theia and Devilskin performed
  • Recent APRA Silver Scrolls Maioha winners Alien Weaponry are nominated for Best Māori Artist
  • The controversial Urban Music category has been culled and replaced with two new categories, including best soul R-and-B artist and best hip hop artist.

RNZ reported live on the awards from Spark Arena in Auckland last night:

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