Gordi and Amy Shark win big at the Australia Women in Music Awards

Who runs the world? Girls.

Gordi, Camp Cope and Amy Shark were the big winners at the inaugural Australian Women in Music Awards last night.

Held in Brisbane on Wednesday October 10, the awards night highlighted some of the amazing Australian women who are taking strides in the music industry.

Sophie Payten, more well known as Gordi, was recognised as making an incredible impact in the industry in the past 12 months with the first ever songwriter award. Clearly it was difficult to pick between Camp Cope and Amy Shark for who had the biggest international breakthrough, so they ended tied for the trophy.

In addition to being a musician herself, Jen Cloher was recognised for her work in the industry as a label manager. Cloher is the co-founder of Milk! Records, which publishes Courtney Barnett's tunes.

Check out the full list of awards below:

APRA AMCOS Songwriter Award - Gordi

SHEBAH Music Leadership Award - Jen Cloher

SSI Diversity in Music Award - Mission Songs Project

AWMA Studio Production Award - Anna Laverty

Canon Australia Music Photographer Award - Wendy McDougall

Spotify Creative Leadership Award - Zoe Hauptmann

CICADA International Breakthrough Artist Award - Camp Cope and Amy Shark (tied award)

Twitter Australia Artistic Excellence Award - Ngaiire

Canon Australia Filmmaker Award - Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore

AWMA Live Production Award - Robyn Jelleff

The Calile Hotel Musical Excellence Award - Lydia Davies and Nerida Tyson-Chew (tied winners)

QUT Creative Industries Faculty Educator Award - Dr Anita Collins

CAAMA Auriel Andrew Memorial Award - Deborah Cheetham AO

Industry Observer Lifetime Achievement Award - Renee Geyer, Patricia Amphlett, Margret Roadknight

Jen Cloher will be performing at the Darebin Music Feast in October. Check out the rest of the lineup here.