Vodafone NZ Awards finalists announced

By Wepiha Te Kanawa

Last night the finalist of the 2013 Vodafone NZ Music Awards were announced, and Tauranga's Stan Walker, fresh from meeting and performing for Beyoncé, will take centre stage co-hosting the awards.

Finalist for the Vodafone NZ Music Awards included some of NZ’s most popular artists, Aaradna, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Shapeshifter, The Phonix Foundation, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Co-host Stan is also up for Single of the Year and the People's Choice award.

In addition, this year there are a number of Māori up for awards across the board.