Westenra takes away two Tuis
star Scribe has picked up seven Tuis at the 2004 New Zealand
Music Awards in Auckland.
cleans up at NZ Music Awards
won seven of the nine categories in which he was nominated
in the wake of his 2003 debut album The Crusader and the
hit Stand Up.
album, The Crusader, won him the album of the year, best
urban/hip-hop album and best male solo artist.
won best single and the people's choice award, and the songwriter
of the year award, along with co-writers P-Money, Con Psy
and Savage. The best music video award, with Chris Graham,
rounded out a hot night for Scribe.
Fraser won best female solo artist and breakthrough artist
from her six nominations. Hayley Westenra and Dimmer were
also big winners, each taking away two Tuis.
took the airplay record of the year award for their song
Maybe Tomorrow, beating Bic Runga's Listening For The Weather
and Carly Binding's We Kissed.
winner Ben Lummis won the highest selling NZ single award
for his first single, They Can't Take That Away.
Auckland traffic played havoc with the arrival of limos,
fans jostled for the best spot along the red carpet at the
Aotea Centre to catch a glimpse of some of New Zealand's
awards opened with a collaboration between Scribe and West
Auckland group Blindspott. Elemeno P, Adeaze and Brooke
Fraser also performed.
awards were hosted by Jaquie Brown and Mikey Havoc.
link thanks to Jon Voslo