Lorde crushes it at Vodafone Music Awards, with explosive performance and multiple awards

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Relive 1 NEWS NOW's  live coverage of the 2017 Vodafone Music Awards which was dominated by Lorde.

10:38pm She has done it again! They might need to rename this to the Lorde awards for next year... Lorde wins Album of the Year for Melodrama!

10:30pm Jacinda Ardern presents the Peoples Choice award which goes to... Lorde! Her fifth award of the night!

10:25pm Sharon O'Neill has been honoured with the Legacy Award after a blistering performance by Lorde.

10:12pm Aldous Harding picks up her second award of the night for Breakthrough Artist of the Year.

10:10pm Lorde does it again! Picking up the huge Single of the Year award for Greenlight.

10:00pm The award for Best Maori Act has gone to TEEKS!

9:58pm The winner of the International Achievement award was Opetaia Foa’i for his song We Know the Way from Disney's Moana.

9:55pm Best Rock Act has been taken out by Devilskin, they will be performing soon.

9:47pm Lorde does it again! This time picking up the Best International Artist award. Her third award for the night.

9:35pm Auckland rap group SWIDT now taking to the stage with a high energy performance.

9:30pm Aldous Harding picks up Best Alternative Artist!

9:17pm The artist with the most nominations for the evening SWIDT pick up their first award for Best Hip Hop Artist, might not be their last...

9:15pm Lorde wins again taking out Best Pop Artist! That is two for the night so far.

9:04pm Kings has just gone back to back! Picking up the Highest Selling Single and Record Airplay of the Year for his smash hit Don't Worry Bout It.

9:02pm Check out the amazing opening to the show, as We Know the Way from Disney smash hit Moana adds some Polynesian flavour to the awards.

9:00pm The winner of Highest Selling Album is the Koi Boys! For their debut album Meant to Be.

8:55pm A beautiful performance from Theia has just graced the stage at Auckland's Spark Arena before we get back to the awards, next up Highest Selling Album.

8:47pm Best Soul/RNB performer is taken out by Ladi6, speeding through the honours tonight.

8:45pm Lorde wins! The first award of the night goes to Lorde for Best Solo Artist.

8:35pm And we're off! Seven Sharp's Mike Hosking has made a surprise appearance jokingly presenting a petition to Jono and Ben to ban them from hosting the show.

8:25pm 1 NEWS NOW's roving reporter Luke Appleby is also enjoying the limelight tonight.

8:20pm The show will be kicked off by one of the biggest performances at the VNZMA's ever, as Disney smash hit, We Know the Way, from Moana, will be performed by more than 30 Pacific singers and dancers.

8:10pm Auckland rap group SWIDT arriving on the red carpet in style.

SWIDT.

SWIDT.

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8:00pm Some footage taken earlier of Dave Dobbyn arriving on the red carpet, posing for selfies and proving he's still down with the youth.

Dobbyn was mobbed by a new generation of fans as he made his way into the awards.
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7:55pm Hello and welcome to 1 NEWS NOW live coverage of all the glitz and glamour from the 2017 Vodafone Music Awards. Who will take out the honours tonight? All will be revealed as the main event kicks off at 8:30pm.

The 2017 Vodafone Music Awards will see our very own global pop superstar Lorde take to the stage for what is sure to be another mind-blowing performance. Lorde is nominated for six awards this year including the coveted album of the year.

Auckland rap group SWIDT, who have shot to fame after releasing their official debut album STONEYHUNGA in July this year, are also set to perform.

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