The Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards has been replaced by the Aotearoa Music Awards/ Nga Tohu Puoro o Aotearoa in 2020. The new awards aim to “reinterpret what it means to be a Kiwi musician”. The finals event will take place on November 15 at Auckland's Spark Arena, and will be hosted by Jesse Mulligan.
L.A.B., Benee, The Beths and Six60 dominate this year’s nominations, which celebrate 38 finalists across 16 different categories. Six60 lead the nominations, with nods in five different categories. Artist Reb Fountain is also nominated for three different awards including Album of the Year. Also up for Album of the Year are Nadia Reid, Tami Neilson and The Beths.
Check out the work of the finalists on this AMA Spotify list HERE