Marlon Williams is an award-winning singer-songwriter and guitarist from Lyttelton, New Zealand. He has performed solo as well as with current backing group the Yarra Benders (Imogen Porter, Troy Davis and Kyle Reid). He first came to attention as front-man of The Unfaithful Ways and has also performed and recorded as a duo with Delaney Davidson. Williams’ music style straddles folk, country, bluegrass and the blues.
Marlon Williams has won multiple New Zealand Music Awards. In 2013 his collaboration with Delaney Davidson on Sad but True: The Secret History of Country Music Songwriting Vol. 1 album won Best Country Music Album, with the track “Bloodletter” winning the Silver Scroll for Best Country Music Song. In the 2015 New Zealand Music Awards Williams won Best Male Solo Artist and Breakthrough Artist of the Year, having been nominated for five awards.