The 2014 the Waiata Maori Music Awards Winners

September 15th 2014
Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 The Waiata Māori Music Awards.

The Waiata Māori Music Awards seeks to develop, encourage and honour the achievements of outstanding traditional and contemporary musical compositions and performances annually.

This is the most prestigious music awards ever to acknowledge our Māori composers.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 The Waiata Māori Music Awards.

Best Traditonal Album: Manea

Best Pop Album: Pao - Te Manu

Best Urban, Hip Hop/RnB: Manea

Best Urban Roots Album: Sons of Zion - Universal Love

Best Male Solo: Rob Ruha

Best Female Solo: Maika

Best Song: Rob Ruha - Tiki Tapu

Best Songwriter: Rob Ruha

Best Video: Superman - Sons of Zion featuring . T.People, Director: Shae Stirling

Radio Airplay song of the year by a Maori Artist in Te Reo Maori: Kirsten Te Rito - Oranga

Radio Airplay song of the year by a Maori Artist: Stan Walker - Bulletproof

Emerging Artists: L40

Iconic Awards

Keeper of Traditions: Napi Waaka
Music Industry: Rangi Parker
Music Composers (Historical) Paraire Tomoana

The awards were held on Friday, 12 September 2014 at the Hastings Sports Centre in Hastings.


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