APRA SILVER SCROLL AWARDS TOP 20 SONGS ANNOUNCED
- Ahi Kā, written by Lewis de Jong, Henry de Jong, and Ethan Trembath, performed by Alien Weaponry
- Buttercup, written and performed by Anika Moa,
- Can’t Help The Way, written by Gabriel Everett, Ashleigh Wallace, Giorgio Scott, Josh Fountain, performed by Foley
- Diagonals, written by Karoline Tamati, Brent Park, Brandon Haru, Julien Dyne, performed by Ladi6
- Digebasse (Enough) written by CHAII, Richard Bryan, and Frank Eliesa, performed by CHAII
- Dust, written by Caleb Nott, Georgia Nott, and Thomas Schleiter, performed by Broods
- Enough, written by Rebecca Mason Melrose, Harry Huavi, and Frank Edward Eliesa, performed by Miloux
- Extreme Highs, written by Sarena Close and Ryan Chin, performed by Mousey
- Happy Unhappy, written by Elizabeth Stokes, performed by The Beths
- Just ‘Cause You Don’t Want Me, written and performed by Mel Parsons
- Look Up, written by Marika Hodgson and Troy Kingi, performed by SORRENTO
- No Emotions In The Wild, written by Daniel Latu, Amon McGoram, and Isaiah Libeau, performed by SWIDT
- Old Images, written and performed by Anthonie Tonnon
- Olympic Girls, written by Hollie Fullbrook, performed by Tiny Ruins
- Ready Or Not, written by Elijah Manu, Albert Purcell, Carey Bentley, and Izak Kennedy, performed by Church & AP
- Soaked, written by Stella Bennett, Josh Fountain, and Djeisan Suskov, performed by Benee
- The Barrel, written by Hannah Topp, performed by Aldous Harding
- The Sacred, written and performed by Lydia Cole
- Where Were You When I Was All You Needed, written by Michael Cathro, performed by Ha The Unclear
- Years Gone By, written by Tom Scott, Hayden Dick, Julien Dyne, Guy Harrison, and Tom Dennison, performed by Avantdale Bowling Club
This Top 20 list was chosen from over 200 entries by a judging panel of 9 fellow songwriters, who have each made wonderful contributions to the NZ music community themselves.
The jury for 2019 was: Amanda Cheng (Wax Chattels), Anna Coddington, Chris Mac (Six60), Godfrey de Grut, Jordan Arts (Leisure/High Hoops), Mark Williams (Slave, Fat Freddy’s Drop), Nick Atkinson (Supergroove/Hopetoun Brown), Ria Hall, and Tyra Hammond.
All APRA members are now invited to vote for their top five songs from this list of 20. You will be sent an email invitation to log in to the voting portal.
These votes from the APRA membership will determine the five finalists and winner of the 2019 APRA Silver Scroll Award.