Kylie Minogue among honourees at Music Victoria Industry Awards
08.10.2021

Kylie Minogue among honourees at Music Victoria Industry Awards

Music Victoria
Music Victoria Awards 2020 - image by Martin Philbey

The Music Victoria Industry Awards named their winners last night and inducted two very special Victorians into their Hall of Fame

The second ever live-streamed Industry Awards event was broadcast live on Channel 31 and the web to award the industry-voted winners for Victoria’s best producers, venues, festivals and women in music, and reveal the shortlisted nominees for all remaining categories to be presented at the 2021 Music Victoria Awards in December.

What you need to know

  • Music Victoria held their Industry Awards last night
  • The ceremony included two Hall of Fame inductees
  • The remaining 16 categories will be presented in December

Kylie Minogue and PBS legend Pierre Baroni were honoured as Music Victoria Hall of Fame inductees. The internationally acclaimed pop megastar and the late great legend of the Melbourne airwaves will respectively be inducted into the Music Victoria Hall Of Fame at the official Music Victoria Awards ceremony taking place Thursday 9 December at the Melbourne Recital Centre. Melbourne artist, June Jones paid tribute to Kylie by covering her hit song ‘Come Into My World’ while PBS 106.7FM Program Manager, Owen McKern praised Pierre on behalf of the station for his posthumous induction.

“PBS is truly thrilled to learn that Pierre Baroni will be inducted into the Music Victoria Awards Hall of Fame. An extraordinary broadcaster, Pierre programmed and presented Soulgroove’66 on PBS from 2003 until his death from cancer in March 2021,” McKern said.

The remaining 16 industry-voted award categories and the seven public-voted award categories will be presented at the 17th Annual Music Victoria Awards in December, with all nominees now revealed and public voting open here.

Music Victoria Industry Awards Winners:

BEST VENUE UNDER 500 CAP

Winner: Northcote Social Club, Northcote
Nominees:
Brunswick Ballroom, Brunswick
LOOP Project Space & Bar, Melbourne
The Night Cat, Fitzroy
The Substation, Newport

BEST VENUE OVER 500 CAP

Winner: Melbourne Recital Centre – Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank
Nominees:
Corner Hotel, Richmond
Forum Melbourne*
Hamer Hall, Southbank
Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne

BEST REGIONAL/OUTER SUBURBAN VENUE UNDER 50 GIGS/yr

Winner: Vine Hotel, Wangaratta
Nominees:
Halls Gap Hotel, Halls Gap
The Macedon Railway Hotel, Macedon
The Sound Doctor Presents, Anglesea
Tom Katz! @ Sorrento Portsea RSL, Sorrento

BEST REGIONAL/OUTER SUBURBAN VENUE OVER 50 GIGS/yr

Winner: Theatre Royal, Castlemaine
Nominees:
The Barwon Club Hotel, South Geelong
The Eastern, Ballarat
Piano Bar, Geelong
Sooki Lounge, Belgrave

BEST FESTIVAL

Winner: Isol-Aid
Nominees:
Brunswick Music Festival
Melbourne Music Week – Extended
MPavilion 2020
The Secret Garden Gig Gathering

OUTSTANDING WOMAN IN MUSIC

Winner: Charlotte Abroms
Nominees:
Andrea Keller
Emily Ulman
Emma Donovan
Sarah Blaby

BEST PRODUCER

Winner: Eilish Gilligan
Nominees:
Alice Ivy
Anna Laverty
Becki Whitton
River Boy

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Kylie Minogue
Pierre Baroni

Public voting for the The 17th Annual Music Victoria Awards in December is open here.