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Marlon Williams wins prestigious 2018 APRA Silver Scroll Award

Marlon Williams has won the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll Award for his song Nobody Gets What They Want Anymore.

The song is up for the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll Award and was written by Marlon Williams. Source: rnz.co.nz

Williams wrote the melancholy ballad himself and was picked as one of the strongest contenders for the honour before the show tonight.

Hunnybee is up for the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll award and was written by Ruban Neilson, Kody Neilson and Jacob Portrait. Source: rnz.co.nz

He was joined on the track by 2017 APRA Silver Scroll finalist Aldous Harding, who also provided vocals.

The song is up for the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll Award and was written by Troy Kingi. Source: rnz.co.nz

Earlier in the night Te Ahi Kai Pō won the Maioha Award for exceptional waiata, Micheal Norris won the SOUNZ Award for contemporary composition, Cleverman won Best Original Music in a Series and McLaren won Best Original Music in a Film.

Laugh it Off is up for the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll award and was written by Chelsea Jade Metcalf and Bradley Hale. Source: rnz.co.nz

The evening featured live cover versions of all five songs nominated for the Silver Scroll Award.

Hunnybee is up for the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll award and was written by Ruban Neilson, Kody Neilson and Jacob Portrait. Source: rnz.co.nz

Host Anika Moa kept the crowd entertained with risqué jokes and performance pieces throughout the evening.

Marlon Williams Source: rnz.co.nz