Benny Tipene is making the radiowaves his own.
Benny Tipene missed out on winning X Factor. He came third. But that didn’t deter the 23 year old from Palmerston North. His X Factor song, Walking On Water, was a #1 New Zealand radio song and his second — the Making Tracks-funded Make You Mine — has also reached the same height. It’s the most played New Zealand song on New Zealand radio at the moment. Make You Mine is co-written with Avalanche City’s Dave Baxter (Love, Love, Love).
Benny received a $10,000 Making Tracks grant for Make You Mine.
Benny Tipene: Make You Mine
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