The full list of 2013 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards nominations are as follows, winners highlighted in red, and winners who received awards during the year at the end of the list.

Mentos Album of the Year
Aaradhna – Treble & Reverb
Fat Freddys – Drop Blackbird
Shapeshifter – Delta
The Phoenix Foundation –Fandango
Unknown Mortal Orchestra II

Vodafone Single of the Year
Aaradhna – ‘Wake Up’
Lorde – ‘Royals’
Shapeshifter – ‘In Colour’
Stan Walker – ‘Take It Easy’
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – ‘So Good At Being In Trouble’

Steinlager Pure Best Group
Fat Freddys Drop – Blackbird
Shapeshifter – Delta
The Phoenix Foundation – Fandango

Spotify Best Male Solo Artist
Lawrence Arabia – The Sparrow
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – II
Willy Moon – Here’s Willy Moon

Spotify Best Female Solo Artist
Aaradhna – Treble & Reverb
Iva Lamkum – Black Eagle
Jamie McDell – Six Strings and a Sailboat

Westpac Hotpoints Breakthrough Artist of the Year
Jamie McDell – Six Strings and a Sailboat
Lorde – The Love Club EP
Willy Moon – Here’s Willy Moon

Best Rock Album
Beastwars – Blood Becomes Fire
The Datsuns – Death Rattle Boogie
Villainy – Mode. Set. Clear.

The Edge Best Pop Album
AnikaBoh&Hollie – Peace of Mind
Jamie McDell – Six Strings and a Sailboat
Kids Of 88 – Modern Love

Best Alternative Album
Lawrence Arabia – The Sparrow
The Phoenix Foundation – Fandango
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – II

Best Urban/Hip Hop Album
@Peace – Girl Songs
Aaradhna – Treble & Reverb
P-Money – Gratitude

Best Roots Album
Fat Freddys Drop – Blackbird
Latinaotearoa – Sonido de Latinaotearoa
Soljah – Aotearoa

George FM Best Electronica Album
K+LAB – Space Dirt
Shapeshifter – Delta
Sola Rosa – Low and Behold, High and Beyond

NZ On Air Best Music Video
Joel Kefali – Royals (Lorde)
Nick Dwyer – In Colour (Shapeshifter)
Thunderlips – Frankenstein (Randa)

Numa Trust Best Maori Album
Kirsten Te Rito – Te Rito
Maisey Rika – Whitiora
Ngatapa Black – I Muri Ahiahi

Best Gospel/Christian Album
Edge Kingsland – Edge Vol.2: Due North
Go Stop Go – Go Stop Go
Strahan – Posters

Best Classical Album
Gillian Whitehead – Arapatiki
Helen Webby – Pluck
Michael Houstoun – Lilburn

Best Album Cover
Gina Kiel & Harry A’Court – Blackbird (Fat Freddys Drop)
Heather Liddell – Posters (Strahan)
Nick Keller – Blood Becomes Fire (Beastwars)

Best Producer
The Phoenix Foundation/Lee Prebble/Brett Stanton – Fandango (The Phoenix Foundation)
Fat Freddy’s Drop – Blackbird (Fat Freddys Drop)
Sam McCarthy, Jaden Parkes, Jordan Arts – Modern Love (KidsOf88)
Shapeshifter and The Upbeats – Delta (Shapeshifter)

Best Engineer
Brett Stanton/Lee Prebble/The Phoenix Foundation – Fandango (The Phoenix Foundation)
Lee Prebble – Black Eagle (Iva Lamkum)
Neil Baldock – Feed The Beast (Eden Mulholland)

Vodafone Peoples Choice Award
Shapeshifter
Aaradhna
Lorde
Stan Walker
Titanium

NZ Herald Legacy Award recipient
Shona Laing

Tui recipients who have received their awards during the year are:
• New Zealand Herald Legacy Award – Shona Laing
• Best Jazz Album – Nathan Haines ‘The Poet’s Embrace’
• Best Folk Album – Great North ‘Halves’
• Pasefika Proud Best Pacific Music Album – Aaradhna ‘Treble and Reverb’
• Best Country Music Album – Delaney and Marlon ‘Sad but True – The Secret History of Country Music Songwriting Vol. 1’
• Best Album Cover – Gina Kiel & Harry A’Court – ‘Blackbird’ (Fat Freddy’s Drop)
• Best Engineer – Brett Stanton/Lee Prebble/The Phoenix Foundation – ‘Fandango’ (The Phoenix Foundation)
• Best Producer – The Phoenix Foundation/Lee Prebble/Brett Stanton – ‘Fandango’ (The Phoenix Foundation)
• Best Children’s Music Album – fleaBITE – ‘Circus of Fleas’
• Hallenstein Brothers 2013 Critics’ Choice Prize – Sheep, Dog & Wolf