Taite Music Prize 2015 Longlist announced & 2014’s NZ top sellers listed!

All the long-listed albums for the Taite Music Prize 2015 can be found & listened to over here.

Meanwhile, we have assembled the top selling NZ independent albums for the 2014 year:

2014 Top Sellers and Most Played
Annual Top 20 Albums of 2014
Based on retail sales for the period 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014.
Rank Title Artist Label/Distributor
1 We Rise Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
2 Evergreen Broods DrydenStreet
3 Science & Survival I Am Giant I Am Giant
4 Blackbird: Deluxe Edition Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM
5 Songs For Bubbas Anika Moa Rhythm/DRM
6 Six60 Six60 Massive
7 Dynamite! Tami Neilson Southbound
8 Be Mine Tonight The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Rhythm/DRM
9 Live At The Powerstation Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
10 Blacklistt Blacklistt Rhythm/DRM
11 Ssxub EP Shapeshifter And The Upbeats Truetone
12 Dizzy Heights Neil Finn Rhythm
13 Best So Far Katchafire Katchafire
14 Delta Shapeshifter Truetone
15 Brightly Painted One Tiny Ruins ArchHill
16 Based On A True Story Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM
17 Falling Into Place David Dallas DawnRaid/Dirty/FMG
18 With Strings Attached Tiki Taane Tikidub/Rhythm/DRM
19 iTunes Session EP Six60 Massive
20 Tomokia Toni Huata Ode/DRM

 

 

Annual Top 20 Singles of 2014

Based on retail sales for the period 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014.

Rank Title Artist Label/Dist
1 Bridges Broods DrydenStreet
2 Mother & Father Broods DrydenStreet
3 Special Six60 Massive
4 The Wire David Dallas feat. Ruby Frost Dirty/FMG
5 Never Gonna Change Broods DrydenStreet
6 With You Jupiter Project And Jetski Safari feat. Helen Corry LTPS
7 Runnin’ David Dallas Dirty/FMG
8 Start A Revolution Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
9 Bad Philosophy Jeremy Redmore RedmoreBooks
10 Slings And Arrows Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM
11 Don’t Forget Your Roots Six60 Massive
12 In Colour Shapeshifter Truetone
13 L.A.F. Broods DrydenStreet
14 Forever Six60 Massive
15 Waterfalls Six60 Massive
16 Little Pills Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
17 Only To Be Six60 Massive
18 Survivors Smashproof feat. Pieter T MTC
19 Vessel Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
20 Speakers Blown Sid Diamond MTC

 

Annual Top 20 Most Played of 2014

Based on airplay for the period 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014.

Rank Title Artist Label/Dist
1 Mother & Father Broods DrydenStreet
2 Bridges Broods DrydenStreet
3 Bad Philosophy Jeremy Redmore RedmoreBooks
4 With You Jupiter Project And Jetski Safari feat. Helen Corry LTPS
5 Never Gonna Change Broods DrydenStreet
6 Survivors Smashproof feat. Pieter T MTC
7 That’s My Donell Lewis FMG
8 L.A.F. Broods DrydenStreet
9 Celeste Ezra Vine LTPS
10 The Wire David Dallas feat. Ruby Frost Dirty/FMG
11 Don’t Forget Your Roots Six60 Massive
12 Show No Love Donell Lewis feat. Fortafy FMG
13 Runnin’ David Dallas Dirty/FMG
14 Speakers Blown Sid Diamond MTC
15 It’s Nothin’ Ty feat. Donell Lewis Empire
16 Wake Up Aaradhna DawnRaid/FMG
17 Love Love Love Avalanche City LTPS
18 Transmission I Am Giant I Am Giant
19 Never Leave Me Again OpShop Rhythm/DRM
20 Home Blacklistt Rhythm/DRM

Top 20 IMNZ Albums – Week To Thursday, 15 January 2015

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This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification
1 2 27 We Rise Devilskin Rhythm/DRM gold x1
2 1 21 Evergreen Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
3 3 8 Live At The Powerstation Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
4 4 171 Six60 Six60 Massive plat x4
5 6 82 Blackbird: Deluxe Edition Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x1
6 - 2 Devilish Mary And The Holy Rollers Devilish Mary And The Holy Rollers Southbound
7 10 70 Best So Far Katchafire Katchafire
8 7 3 Back In The Day ManaLion Rhythm/DRM
9 14 27 Science & Survival I Am Giant I Am Giant
10 17 58 Songs For Bubbas Anika Moa Rhythm/DRM
11 5 31 Dynamite! Tami Neilson Southbound
12 13 195 Dr Boondigga And The Big BW Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x2
13 9 274 Based On A True Story Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x9
14 16 33 Brightly Painted One Tiny Ruins ArchHill
15 8 50 Broods EP Broods DrydenStreet
16 - 76 Treble And Reverb: Deluxe Edition Aaradhna DawnRaid/FMG
17 19 220 KORA KORA Border/DRM plat x2
18 12 10 Be Mine Tonight The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Rhythm/DRM
19 11 10 Collected Hits The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Rhythm/DRM
20 - 10 Sines Jakob Border/DRM

Top 10 IMNZ Singles – Week To Thursday, 15 January 2015

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This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification
1 1 11 Special Six60 Massive gold x1
2 2 4 So High Six60 Massive
3 3 30 Mother & Father Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
4 5 19 L.A.F. Broods DrydenStreet
5 9 7 You And Me Jupiter Project LTPS
6 4 54 Bridges Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
7 6 146 Don’t Forget Your Roots Six60 Massive plat x3
8 7 13 Slings And Arrows Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM
9 8 82 Only To Be Six60 Massive plat x2
10 10 101 Forever Six60 Massive plat x1

Top 10 IMNZ Airplay – Week To Sunday, 18 January 2015

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This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification
1 2 16 L.A.F. Broods DrydenStreet
2 1 11 Special Six60 Massive gold x1
3 3 30 Mother & Father Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
4 - 1 So High Six60 Massive
5 4 9 You And Me Jupiter Project LTPS
6 7 8 Cool It She’s So Rad FTC/Rhythm/DRM
7 6 22 Transmission I Am Giant I Am Giant
8 10 75 Don’t Forget Your Roots Six60 Massive plat x3
9 - 1 Helensville SJD RoundTripMars
10 - 1 No Church On Sunday Princess Chelsea Lil’Chief/Rhythm/DRM

Top 20 IMNZ Albums – Week To Thursday, 8 January 2015

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This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification
1 1 20 Evergreen Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
2 2 26 We Rise Devilskin Rhythm/DRM gold x1
3 3 7 Live At The Powerstation Devilskin Rhythm/DRM
4 4 170 Six60 Six60 Massive plat x4
5 8 30 Dynamite! Tami Neilson Southbound
6 7 81 Blackbird: Deluxe Edition Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x1
7 - 2 Back In The Day ManaLion Rhythm/DRM
8 11 49 Broods EP Broods DrydenStreet
9 9 273 Based On A True Story Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x9
10 10 69 Best So Far Katchafire Katchafire/
11 18 9 Collected Hits The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Rhythm/DRM
12 16 9 Be Mine Tonight The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Rhythm/DRM
13 - 194 Dr Boondigga And The Big BW Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM plat x2
14 5 26 Science & Survival I Am Giant I Am Giant
15 6 4 iTunes Session Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM
16 20 32 Brightly Painted One Tiny Ruins ArchHill
17 - 57 Songs For Bubbas Anika Moa Rhythm/DRM
18 - 11 Ssxub EP Shapeshifter And The Upbeats Truetone
19 13 219 Kora Kora Border/DRM plat x2
20 15 7 Deep Sleep The Datsuns Border

Top 10 Singles – Week To Thursday, 8 January 2015

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This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification
1 1 10 Special Six60 Massive gold x1
2 3 3 So High Six60 Massive
3 2 29 Mother & Father Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
4 4 53 Bridges Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
5 5 18 L.A.F. Broods DrydenStreet
6 7 145 Don’t Forget Your Roots Six60 Massive plat x3
7 6 12 Slings And Arrows Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM
8 8 81 Only To Be Six60 Massive plat x2
9 10 6 You And Me Jupiter Project LTPS
10 9 100 Forever Six60 Massive plat x1

Top 10 IMNZ Airplay – Week To Sunday, 11 January 2015

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This Week Last Week Weeks In Title Artist Label/Distributor Certification
1 1 10 Special Six60 Massive gold x1
2 2 15 L.A.F. Broods DrydenStreet
3 3 29 Mother & Father Broods DrydenStreet gold x1
4 4 8 You And Me Jupiter Project LTPS/Warner
5 6 10 Slings And Arrows Fat Freddy’s Drop Rhythm/DRM
6 5 21 Transmission I Am Giant I Am Giant
7 7 7 Cool It She’s So Rad FTC/Rhythm/DRM
8 10 2 Cryptic Lipstick Dictaphone Blues BFTU/Rhythm/DRM
9 8 16 Just For You Deach feat. Ria And Ezra James Empire
10 9 74 Don’t Forget Your Roots Six60 Massive plat x3

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