Silver Scroll finalists announced, along with Music Director and host


Congratulations to the writers of the five songs announced today as finalists for the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll Award. They are:

Aztechknowledgey, written and performed by Troy Kingi, published by Native Tongue Music Publishing

Future Me Hates Me, written by Elizabeth Stokes and performed by The Beths, published by Gaga Music on behalf of Carpark Publishing Tracks

Hunnybee, written by Ruban Nielson*, Kody Nielson* and Jacob Portrait, performed by Unknown Mortal Orchestra, published by Mushroom Music*

Laugh It Off, written by Chelsea Jade Metcalf* and Bradley Hale, performed by Chelsea Jade, published by Native Tongue Music Publishing on behalf of Sombear Music*

Nobody Gets What They Want Anymore, written by Marlon Williams, performed by Marlon Williams featuring Aldous Harding, published by Native Tongue Music Publishing

Read all about the Silver Scroll finalists HERE.

Congratulations also to the finalists for the APRA Maioha Award, SOUNZ Contemporary Award, Best Original Music In A Feature Film Award, and Best Original Music In A Series Award, who were all announced in the last week.

They are as follows:

2018 APRA Maioha Award finalists:
Ngaru Hōu by Seth Haapu
Te Ahi Kai Pō by Ria Hall, Tiki Taane, and Te Ori Paki
Uia by Rob Ruha

2018 SOUNZ Contemporary Award finalists:
Dance of the Wintersmith by Leonie Holmes
Occulmente by Rosie Langabeer
Sygyt by Michael Norris

2018 APRA Best Original Music in a Series Award finalists:
Karl Steven for Dear Murderer
Matt Caradus for The Cul de Sac
Samuel Flynn Scott, Lukasz Pawel Buda, Conrad Wedde for Cleverman

2018 APRA Best Original Music in a Film Award finalists:
David Long for McLaren
Sean Donnelly for The Free Man
Stephen Gallagher for Human Traces

Two wonderful wahine who have been an integral part of the Silver Scroll Awards in the past are playing pivotal roles in this year’s ceremony:
Bic Runga is taking the helm as Music Director this year and Anika Moa has agreed to work her cheeky magic as the 2018 MC.

Read what they had to say about their roles HERE.