Emerging talent sits alongside some of the most prominent names in New Zealand music in this year’s rich and varied list of Top 20 songs vying for the coveted APRA Silver Scroll Award.
Voting on the shortlist will take place from now until August 14 by Apra's 10,000 members.
The award will be presented at at Auckland's Vector Arena on September 29.
Previous winners have included Lorde, Bic Runga, Don McGlashan, Stephanie Brown, Shona Laing and Neil Finn.
SILVER SCROLL TOP 20
10 Years - Seth Haapu
A Lake - Lawrence Arabia
All Eyes in the Room - Gareth Thomas
All Over You - Leisure
August Song - The Sami Sisters
Buried by the Burden - Pacific Heights ft. Louis Baker
Don't Rate That - David Dallas
Dream - Lydia Cole
Give Up Your Dreams - The Phoenix Foundation
Harmony House - Dave Dobbyn
If I Move to Mars - Thomas Oliver
Love Will Be A River - Holly Arrowsmith with Fly My Pretties
March - Electric Wire Hustle ft. Deva Mahal
One Question - Yoko-Zuna ft. Laughton Kora
Pedestrian Support League - Street Chant
Pocket - Miloux
Stuck in Melodies - Andrew Keoghan and Wayne Bell
The First Man - Tami Neilson/Jay Neilson
The Hours - Mice On Stilts (Benjamin Morley)
We Will Rise Again - Shayne P. Carter