On stage at the NZ Music Awards. Broods perform live. Photo Topic Images.
The New Zealand Music Awards at Auckland's Vector Arena hosted a field of contenders led by Lorde, Sol3 Mio, Ladi6 and David Dallas.
Henry Oliver braves the schmoozing and boozing to report back on New Zealand music's annual night on the red carpet.
Here is a speedy, hangover-free version of the evening from NZ On Air: