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Early February: Entries openEarly March: Entries closeEarly May: Finalists announcedTBC - Early June: Award presented
The APRA Best Country Music Song Award celebrates the best in local country music around Aotearoa. Previous winners include Tami Neilson, Hollie Arrowsmith, and Reb Fountain.
You can check out some of the past winning songs on our spotify playlist
Recognising the achievements of the 2020 NZ Country Music Awards winners.
Today, APRA AMCOS NZ and Recorded Music New Zealand are proud to recognise the outstanding contributions to the Aotearoa country music scene from the past year.
Country music superstar Tami Neilson was presented with both the APRA Best Country Song and Recorded Music NZ Te Kaipuoro Tuawhenua Toa Tūī | Best Country Music Artist at the 2021 Country Music Awards tonight.