Kua whakaingoatia a Te Karehana ki ngā wahanga e toru o te VNZMA

Arā ētahi kaiwaiata Māori kua tautapahia ki ngā whiringa whāiti o ngā Tohu Vodafone Music. Ko te hunga kua eke, ko TEEKS ara ko Te Karehana Gardiner. Kua whakaingoatia ia ki te wāhanga kaiwaiata Soul RnB toa,  kaiwaiata toa o Te Māngai Pāho, me te kaiwaiata hou o te tau.

Ko Sons of Zion rātou ko Tomorrow People, ko Kings, ko Alien Weaponry, ko Maisey Rika hoki kua tautapahia.