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The NZ Music Manager Awards held at Aucklands’ Backbeat Bar on 17 May was an evening of celebration to reward the dedication and hard-work of NZ’s best Music Managers.  Their tireless efforts, industry knowledge and exceptional management over the past year deserves recognition so without further ado, here they are. 

The NZ Music Managers’ Forum would like to congratulate the following 2011 Music Manager Award winners:

Ashton Henty (CRS Management) accepting Manager of the Year award on behalf of Paul McKesser and Campbell Smith (CRS Management) with presenter Dave Dobbyn

Ashton Henty (CRS Management) accepting Manager of the Year award on behalf of Paul McKesser and Campbell Smith (CRS Management) with presenter Dave Dobbyn


NZ MANAGER OF THE YEAR

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott Grafton winner of Upcoming Manager with presenter Tami Neilson

Scott Grafton winner of Upcoming Manager with presenter Tami Neilson

UPCOMING MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Scott Grafton – Batucada Sound Machine, The Phil Edwards Band

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teresa Patterson (CRS Management) North Island Manager Winner with Francis Kora

Teresa Patterson (CRS Management) North Island Manager Winner with Francis Kora

REGIONAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR – NORTH ISLAND

Teresa Patterson – Six60, I Am Giant, Iva Lamkum, Scribe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul McLaney MushroomPublishing accepting South Island Manager Award for Tim Couch (Knives at Noon) with presenter Richard Setford (Batucada Sound Machine)

Paul McLaney MushroomPublishing accepting South Island Manager Award for Tim Couch (Knives at Noon) with presenter Richard Setford (Batucada Sound Machine)

REGIONAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR – SOUTH ISLAND

Tim Couch – Knives At Noon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Flip Grater- winner Self Managed Artist with presenter Dai Hamo

 Flip Grater- winner Self Managed Artist with presenter Dai Hamo

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ben Howe IMNZ

Ben Howe IMNZ

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!