Finalists For 2021 Artisan Awards Announced

Finalists For 2021 Artisan Awards Announced

Finalists for the 2021 Artisan Awards have been announced. The creative supporters behind Aotearoa’s music industry are celebrated annually with the AMA Artisan Awards, this Covid locked-down year with a pre-recorded showcase to be made at Massey University in Te Whanganui-A-Tara/Wellington, available to view on TVNZ On Demand.

The 2021 Artisan Award finalists and winners will be celebrated in the show which will include performances from Jaedyn Randell and Dream Chambers, The Nudge & Troy Kingi, and Ka Hao. Five Tūi will be presented.

2021 Artisan Award Finalists

Te Kaipuoro Tāhiko Toa | Best Album Artwork

  • Amanda Cheng – ‘Clot’ (Wax Chattels)
  • Jaime Robertson/Matthias Heidrich/Andrew Spraggon – ‘Chasing The Sun’ (Sola Rosa)
  • Frances Carter – ‘Something To Feel’ (Teeks)

Te Kaiwhakaputa Toa | Best Producer

  • Delaney Davidson & Jol Mulholland – ‘Black Sea, Golden Ladder’ (Troy Kingi)
  • Harry Huavi – ‘Respect The Process’ (Team Dynamite)
  •  Joel Little – Various international artists

Te Kaipukaha Toa | Best Engineer

  • Jol Mulholland – ‘Black Sea, Golden Ladder’ (Troy Kingi)
  • Lee Prebble & Ara Adams-Tamatea – ‘L.A.B IV’ (L.A.B)
  • Simon Gooding – ‘Something To Feel’ (Teeks)

Te Kiko Puoro Ataata Toa | Best Music Video Content

Kaiwhakahaere Puoro o te Tau | Manager of the Year

  • Cushla Aston (Aston Road) –  Louis Baker
  • Lorraine Barry (Lorraine Barry Management)Tom Scott, Team Dynamite, Aaradhna, VGB, Dave Dobbyn
  • Nicole Thomas & Paula Yeoman (NicNak Media)Theia, Chores, Paige, Abby Wolfe, Nganeko

Kaiārahi Puoro o te Tau | Music Teacher of the Year

  • Andrea Rabin (Papakura High School)
  • Jane Egan (Gisborne Girls High School)
  • Jeni Little (Hobsonville Point Secondary School)

No date has been announced for the showcase to be made available.