Vote Now: The 2023 Ticketmaster Awards are here

Go in the draw to win one of five $100 gift cards when you vote for your favourite live moments from the past year!

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In the last year, we have seen some of the most amazing experiences come to life. From huge international tours, and globally recognised sporting events, to unforgettable festivals and side-splitting comedy. 

We’re all about celebrating the very best in live entertainment, but we want to know what the best means to you. What were the live moments that stayed with you over the last year? Which memories will you be carrying into 2023 and beyond? 

The Ticketmaster Awards gives you the chance to vote on the live experiences that made this past year great. And, with five Ticketmaster gift cards, each worth $100, up for grabs, you’ll have the chance to make more unforgettable live memories! Submit your votes here for a chance to win. 

The 2023 New Zealand nominees are as follows:

Ticket Of The Year

Blues (Super Rugby) 

All Blacks (Bledisloe Cup)

Billie Eilish

One New Zealand Warriors

Inside Dali


Billy Joel

Friday Jams Live

Dua Lipa

Girl From The North Country

Musical Of The Year 

Girl From The North Country 

Les Misérables

Shrek The Musical

Les Misérables


The Wedding Singer

Pacifica The Musical

Beauty And The Beast


Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Elf The Musical

Artist/Band Of The Year

Billy Joel

Billie Eilish


Dua Lipa

Kings of Leon

Kendrick Lamar


Jack Johnson

Tyler, The Creator

The Killers


Jack Harlow

New Zealand Artist Of The Year



Avantdale Bowling Club 

Reb Fountain

Aldous Harding 

Fat Fredd’s Drop

The Beths 

Mako Road


Best Family Attraction

The Wiggles 

Harlem Globetrotters

Inside Dali

Michelangelo – A Different View

Destination Mars

Hilma af Klint

National Youth Theatre Production of Oliver!

Best Sporting Event

Bledisloe Cup 

All Blacks v Ireland (Steinlager Series)

Blues (Super Rugby)

The Return: Kiwi Ferns v Tonga Women’s & Kiwis v Tonga Double Header

One New Zealand Warriors (NRL)

Cadbury Netball Series – Silver Ferns v Australia

Sky Sport Breakers (NBL)

ANZ Premiership Grand Final

New Zealand’s Most Anticipated Live Event 

Ed Sheeran

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Harry Styles

Elton John

NRL All Stars

Jimmy Carr

Sarah Milican


Kinky Boots

Rod Stewart

Voting will be open from 16 – 20 January. Cast your votes now.