NZ Music Awards: Jamie McDell's mixtape (+audio)

By Rachel Bache

In the lead up to this year's Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards we have asked some of the finalists to share their personal New Zealand music mixtapes, including all-time favourites or current picks.

Jamie McDell is up for three awards in this year's NZMAs.
Jamie McDell is up for three awards in this year's NZMAs.

Discovered at 16, Jamie McDell has found success with her singles You'll Never Take That Away and Life in Sunshine. The singer/songwriter's acoustic guitar driven music oozes summer vibes, McDell could very well be New Zealand's answer to pop queen Taylor Swift.

Jamie McDell has been nominated in this year's NZ Music Awards for Spotify Best Female Solo Artist, Westpac Hotpoints Breakthrough Artist of the Year and The Edge Best Pop Album for her album Six Strings and a Sailboat.

Have a listen to songs from some of Jamie McDell's favourite New Zealand artists.

Warning: Some songs may contain explicit language.

You can play all the mixes for yourself via Spotify on the web. Or go straight to the official VNZMA Spotify profile.

The 48th annual Recorded Music NZ Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards ceremony is at Auckland's Vector Arena on Thursday 21 November. The show is being broadcast on the night on FOUR. Tickets cost just $25 and can be purchased from

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