The 2019 Music Victoria Awards nominees have been revealed

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The 2019 Music Victoria Awards nominees have been revealed

Amyl and the Sniffers
Photo: Jamie Wdziekonski

Recognising everything from punk to rock to R&B.

The 2019 Music Victoria Award nominees have been unveiled, highlighting a diverse lineup of incredibly talented artists.

A number of acts dominate the nominations list, with Amyl and the Sniffers, Angie McMahon, Gordon Koang, The Teskey Brothers and Sampa the Great in the running for multiple accolades. The awards are separated into two categories, nominees voted on by the public and nominees voted on by members of the music industry.

In addition to the huge list of nominees, PBS 106.7FM and soul champions Vika and Linda Bull have been revealed as this year’s Hall of Fame inductees for their contributions to Victorian music and culture.

Here are the award categories now open for public voting:

Best Album
Amyl and the Sniffers – Amyl and the Sniffers
Angie McMahon – Salt
Gregor – Silver Drop
On Diamond – On Diamond
The Teskey Brothers – Run Home Slow

Best Band
Amyl and the Sniffers
Cash Savage and The Last Drinks
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
The Teskey Brothers
Tropical Fuck Storm

Best Song
Briggs – ‘Life is Incredible (feat. Greg Holden)’
Cash Savage and The Last Drinks – ‘Good Citizens’
Gordon Koang – ‘Stand Up (Clap Your Hands)’
Sampa The Great – ‘Final Form’
The Teskey Brothers – ‘So Caught Up’

Best Solo Artist
Alex Lahey
Angie McMahon
Baker Boy
Courtney Barnett
Gordon Koang
Palm Springs
Sampa The Great

Best Male Musician
Davey Lane
Gareth Liddiard (Tropical Fuck Storm)
Gordon Koang
Stu Mackenzie (King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard)
Paul Kelly

Best Female Musician
Angie McMahon
Courtney Barnett
Erica Dunn (Tropical Fuck Storm, Palm Springs, Harmony)
Romy Vager (RVG)
Sampa Tembo (Sampa The Great)

Best Breakthrough Act
Gena Rose Bruce
G Flip
Gordon Koang
Tones and I

Best Live Act
Amyl and the Sniffers
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Sampa The Great
Tropical Fuck Storm

Best Small Venue (under 500 capacity)
The Gasometer Hotel, Fitzroy
Howler, Brunswick
Northcote Social Club, Northcote
The Old Bar, Fitzroy
The Tote Hotel, Collingwood

Best Large Venue (over 500 capacity)
Corner Hotel, Richmond
The Croxton Bandroom, Thornbury
Forum, Melbourne
Hamer Hall, Southbank
Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank

To vote in the Music Victoria awards, head to Voting closes at midnight on Friday November 8. Tickets to the awards night go on sale Monday October 21 via the Music Victoria website.

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