Women to the front.
A huge number of spectacular female artists were honoured at the 2019 Australian Women in Music Awards which went down in Brisbane last night.
For the AWMA’s second year, blues powerhouse Mojo Juju took out the APRA AMCOS Songwriter Award for ‘Native Tongue’. Pop singer Christine Anu picked up two much-deserved accolades, the Diversity in Music Award and the Artistic Excellence Award. Recognised for championing the local music scene, country icon Lucy Durham went home with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Victorian singer-songwriter Alice Skye was the celebrated up-and-comer this year, earning the Emerging Artist Award for her debut album, Friends with Feelings. Over on the west side, Tashi Hall took out both the Film Maker and Music Photographer awards.
Check out the winners of the Australian Women in Music Awards below:
The Calile Hotel Artistic Excellence Award — Christine Anu
Scenestr Creative Leadership Award — Katie Noonan
SSI Diversity in Music Award — Christine Anu
AWMA Emerging Artist Award — Alice Skye
AWMA Excellence in Classical Music Award — Caroline Almonte
Sun Studios Excellence in Image Making Award — Melaine Knight
Canon Australia Film Maker Award — Tashi Hall
Cicada International Humanitarian Award — Dami Im
AWMA Lifetime Achievement Award — Joy McKean, OAM
Frontier Touring & Chugg Entertainment Live Production Award — Laurie May
Twitter Australia Music Journalist Award — Ange McCormack
AWMA Music Leadership Award — Sue Telfer
Canon Australia Music Photographer Award — Tashi Hall
APRA AMCOS Songwriter Award — Mojo Juju
GOA Studio Production Award — Virginia Read
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