NZ Music Managers Honoured

Wednesday 18 May 2011

NZ Music Managers Honoured

The NZ Music Manager Awards were held at Auckland's Backbeat Bar to reward the dedication and hard-work of NZ’s best Music Managers. The NZ Music Managers Forum would like to congratulate the following 2011 Music Manager Award winners:

NZ Manager of the Year: Paul McKessar/Campbell Smith – CRS Management – Brooke Fraser, The Naked And Famous, Collapsing Cities, Lydia Cole, Dimmer

Upcoming Manager of the Year: Scott Grafton – Batucada Sound Machine, The Phil Edwards Band

Regional Manager of the Year – North Island: Teresa Patterson – Six60, I Am Giant, Iva Lamkum, Scribe

Regional Manager of the Year – South Island: Tim Couch – Knives At Noon

Self Managed Artist of the Year: Flip Grater – Flip Grater

International Achievement: Paul McKessar/Campbell Smith – CRS Management – Brooke Fraser, The Naked And Famous, Collapsing Cities, Lydia Cole, Dimmer

Industry Champion: IMNZ – Independent Music New Zealand

The judging panel was made up of 20 judges from within the Music Industry, including organisations such as APRA, PPNZ, NZ on Air and The Music Commission. The evening was MC’d by Dave Gibson from Elemeno P and awards presented by Dave Dobbyn, Dei Hamo, Young Sid, Tami Neilson, Francis Kora, Richard Setford, and Teresa Patterson. The prizes were kindly given to the winners by the following music industry companies – Groove Guide, The Production Company, Rip It Up, Eventfinder, 95bFM, Bnets, York Street Recording Studios, Phantom Bill Stickers, Grabaseat, Sounds Aotearoa and Scizzorface.  

Congratulations to all the winners!