It’s NZ music awards time again

By Fiona Rae In The Lounge

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3rd October, 2009
MTV Music Video Awards - pah. How boring were they? Kanye being a jackass (we can say that because Obama did), Lady Gaga looking like an explosion in a costume warehouse, and Russell Brand acting like ... well, Russell Brand. And could that Michael Jackson tribute have been any duller? Rubbish. We much prefer the 2009 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards (C4, Thursday, 8.30pm), the local music industry's night of congratulation, confabulation and conviviality. For the second year running, the awards are being held at the Vector Arena, Auckland, a venue big enough to accommodate all ...

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