Jason Kerrison

Jason Kerrison (Opshop, The Babysitters Circus) is a singer / songwriter from New Zealand. New single "A Wonderful Way" out now.

Bio & achievements

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Jason is a multi-platinum, multi-award winning Singer, Songwriter, Producer from New Zealand. He is one of few artists nominated twice for the prestigious APRA Silver Scroll Song Writing Award, winning in 2008.

He was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (M.N.Z.M.) for services to Music in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours List, presented on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen by the New Zealand Governor General.

He was recognized for organizing the biggest free concert ever held in New Zealand (160,000 attendance) for the people of earthquake stricken Christchurch.

Achievements:

• APRA Silver Scroll Songwriting Awards (2008) - Winner for “Song of the Year

• Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (M.N.Z.M.) (2011) - For services to Music in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

• Member of the Judging Panel “New Zealand’s Got Talent” (2012 & 2013)

• The single “Maybe” awarded Platinum Status (2007)
• The single “One Day” awarded Platinum Status (2008)
• The single “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” awarded Platinum Status (2011)
• The first New Zealand Artist to achieve Number 2 on Dutch Radio for “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” (2012)
• The single “Never Leave Me Again” awarded Platinum Status (2013)
• The album “Second Hand Planet” awarded Platinum Status (2009)
• The album “Until the End of Time” awarded Platinum Status (2012)
• New Zealand Music Awards - Winner of the Highest Selling Single Category (2008)
• New Zealand Music Awards - Winner of the Highest Selling Album Category (2008)
• New Zealand Music Awards - Winner of the Most Played Song on Radio Category (2008)
• MTV Australia Music Awards – Finalist for New Zealand Artist of the Year (2008)
• APRA Silver Scroll Song Writing Awards - Finalist for Song of the Year (2007)
• APRA Silver Scroll Song Writing Awards - Winner of Song of the Year (2008)
• Sync for “Saturated” for The Hills (2006)
• Sync for “One Day” for MTV’s 16 and Pregnant Ep.213 (2010)
• Sync for “One Day” for New Zealand Post (2008-2010)
• Sync for “Love Will Always Win” for New Zealands Top Model (2010)
• Sync for “Love Will Always Win” for TVNZ Rugby World Cup 2011 (2011)
• Sync for “Love Will Always Win” for TVNZ David Attenborough’s Frozen Planet (2012)
• Sync for “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” TV3 Rugby World Cup 2011 (2011)
• Sync for “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” War Child Campaign Netherlands (2012)
• Sync for “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” Flooring Xtra NZ (2013 & 2014)

 

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