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2019 WA NAIDOC Music Award nominees revealed

5 Sep

Each year the WA NAIDOC Music Awards recognises the incredible Indigenous talent in the WA music industry, and this week they were pleased to reveal the 2019 nominees!

Winners will be revealed THIS Friday 6 September at the annual 2019 WA NAIDOC Music Awards ceremony, which this year debuts at the incredible new Fremantle music venue Freo.Social from 7pm.

Joining the already stellar line-up of performances to take the place at the ceremony from alt-rockers The Struggling Kings and Hip-Hop MC Flewnt will be the winner of the 2018 Undiscovered Award Cameron Wilkes, this year’s two-time nominee and up-and-commer Indigo-Ellis and fellow nominee, Natasha Eldridge. Also singer-songwriter, top didgeridoo player and absolute local legend Phil Walley-Stack will be performing and heading up the evening as the NAIDOC Music Awards night emcee.

NOMINEES

BEST SONG
Black Boy, Flewnt
Grandfather, John Bennett
My Heart, My Land, Bradley Hall
Sweet Black Man, Theona Councillor

BEST ALBUM
Presented by Mallards Contracting
Country is Calling, John Bennett
Defy Reality, Jamahl Ryder
Red Country, JoKeria

THE JASON BARTLETT AWARD FOR BEST VOCALIST
Indigo-Ellis
John Bennett
Kendall Smith

BEST MALE ARTIST
Bradley Hall
Flewnt
Jamahl Ryder
John Bennett

BEST FEMALE ARTIST
Presented by Kingkira Group
MissGenius
Natasha Eldridge
Theona Councillor

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
Drawing Board, Zero Emcee
Go All Out, Jamahl Ryder
My Heart, My Land, Bradley Hall

EMERGING ARTIST
Presented by MM Electrical
Billy Woodley
Indigo-Ellis
Ronnie Smith

BEST HIP-HOP SONG
Black Boy, Flewnt
Drawing Board, Zero Emcee
Laugh, MissGenius

BEST BAND/GROUP
Bradley Hall Band
JoKeria
The Struggling Kings

Tickets to the 2019 WA NAIDOC Music Awards are available HERE or from the Freo.Social website for $29.25

More info HERE

Facebook Event HERE

 

 

 

Government of Western Australia Department of Culture and The Arts Australian Government

WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Culture and the Arts, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.