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WAM Member Spotlight: Aminah Hughes Nominated in the IMA’s!

15 Apr


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WAM Member and Perth artist Aminah Hughes has been nominated in the Independent Music Awards for her song ‘Tell Me It’s Over’.

Aminah-Hughes-landscape-2Recorded in Nashville, Ireland and Perth, ‘Tell Me It’s Over’ features US Gospel singers the McCrary Sisters and is one of 11 songs featured on Aminah’s debut studio album, Blue Wooden Boat.

Since releasing her album in November 2018, she has placed as a semi finalist and finalist at the International Songwriting Competition with her ‘Blue Wooden Boat‘ Music Video and song ‘Tell Me It’s Over’.

Trained in classical flute, when Aminah first picked up a guitar she had no intention in becoming a singer. She spent years appearing on RTR.FM and worked her way up to programme presenter and a DJ spinning breakbeat vinyl.Aminah-Hughes-portrait-1

Aminah was named as a fan-voted nominee in this years 17th annual IMA’s.

The Independent Music Awards are held to honour the most artistically daring and most exceptional projects from self-released and indie label artists.

The winning projects will be selected by a panel featuring Tom Waits, Robert Smith, Gloria Gaynor, Lee Ann Womack, David Rosenthal, Ben Lovett and influential press and talent buyers.

More than 400 artists will be honoured at awards ceremony on June 22nd at the Symphony Space Performing Arts Centre in New York.

You can vote for Aminah in the Independent Music Awards here.

Listen to Aminah’s debut studio album, Blue Wooden Boat, below.

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