The Australian Women in Music Awards finalists have been revealed

The Australian Women in Music Awards finalists have been revealed


Who run the world? Girls.

The impressive finalists for the Australian Women in Music Awards have been announced. Held in Queensland this year, the awards celebrate the contributions women have made to the music industry within the past year.

Nominees in this year’s star-studded awards ceremony include pop singer-songwriter Christine Anu, Alice Skye, NGAIIRE, Marcia Hines, Dami Im, Thelma Plum and Mojo Juju. This year’s awards night includes three new categories for classical music, music journalism and image making. All up, 15 awards are on offer.

The winners will be announced on Wednesday October 9 at a huge party and concert in Brisbane, complete with a lineup of Clare Bowditch, NGAIIRE and more stellar acts.

Check out the finalists for the Australian Women in Music Awards below:

Artistic Excellence Award

Christine Anu
Nai Palm

Creative Leadership Award

Claire Edwardes
Elaine Chia
Katie Noonan

Diversity in Music Award

Christine Anu
Lisa Cheney & Peggy Polias (Making Waves)

Emerging Artist Award

Alice Skye
Ella Fence
Lisa Caruso

Excellence in Classical Music Award

Caroline Almonte
Claire Edwardes
Sarah-Grace Williams

Excellence in Image Making Award

Chloe Jean
Melaine Knight
Ntombi Moyo

Filmmaker Award

Aimée-Lee Xu Hsien Curran
Tashi Hall

Humanitarian Award

Alison Hams
Dami Im
Lindy Morrison, OAM

Lifetime Achievement Award

Joy McKean, OAM
Marcia Hines, AM
Vika and Linda Bull

Live Production Award

Jenny Moon
Kait Hall
Laurie May

Music Journalist Award

Ange McCormack
Jane Gazzo
Jules LeFevre

Music Leadership Award

Elise Reitze-Swensen
Lynette Irwin
Sue Telfer

Music Photographer Award

Jessica Vaini
Kerrie Geier
Tashi Hall

Songwriter Award

Mojo Juju
Thelma Plum

Studio Production Award

Elise Reitze-Swensen (Feels)
Kathy Naunton
Virginia Read

For more info, head to the AWMA website.