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2018

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2018 - PUBLIC-VOTED WINNERS

THE PREMIER’S PRIZE FOR THE BEST VICTORIAN ALBUM OF 2018 - $10,000 CASH PRIZE
Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel

BEST BAND
Camp Cope

BEST SONG
Baker Boy – Marryuna

BEST SOLO ARTIST
Courtney Barnett

BEST MALE MUSICIAN
Danzal Baker (Baker Boy)

BEST FEMALE MUSICIAN
Courtney Barnett

THE PREMIER’S PRIZE FOR THE BEST VICTORIAN BREAKTHROUGH ACT OF 2018 - $5000 CASH PRIZE
Baker Boy

BEST LIVE ACT
Baker Boy

BEST SMALL VENUE (UNDER 500 CAPACITY)
Northcote Social Club, Northcote

BEST LARGE VENUE (OVER 500 CAPACITY)
Corner Hotel, Richmond

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2018 - INDUSTRY-VOTED WINNERS

BEST FESTIVAL
Golden Plains

BEST REGIONAL/OUTER SUBURBAN ACT - BENDIGO BANK $3,000
This Way North

BEST REGIONAL/OUTER SUBURBAN VENUE (OVER 50 GIGS PER YEAR) - BENDIGO BANK $3,000
Karova Lounge, Ballarat

BEST REGIONAL/OUTER SUBURBAN VENUE (UNDER 50 GIGS PER YEAR) - BENDIGO BANK $3,000
Meeniyan Town Hall, Meeniyan

ARCHIE ROACH FOUNDATION AWARD FOR EMERGING TALENT
Kaiit

BEST BLUES ALBUM
Collard Greens And Gravy – Luedella

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM
James Ellis & The Jealous Guys – It Ain’t Texas (But It Ain’t Bad)

BEST ELECTRONIC ACT
Mildlife

BEST EXPERIMENTAL OR AVANT-GARDE ACT
Nat Grant

BEST FOLK OR ROOTS ALBUM
Michael Waugh – The Asphalt & The Oval

BEST GLOBAL ACT
Senegambian Jazz Band

BEST HEAVY ALBUM
Encircling Sea – Hearken

BEST HIP HOP ACT
Sampa The Great

BEST JAZZ ALBUM
Sam Anning – Across A Field As Vast As One

BEST REGGAE AND DANCEHALL ACT
Monkey Marc

BEST ROCK/PUNK ALBUM
Little Ugly Girls – Little Ugly Girls

BEST SOUL, FUNK, RNB ALBUM
Sampa The Great – Birds and The BEE9

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Molly Meldrum and Chrissy Amphlett

 

 

2017

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2017 - WINNERS

BEST FESTIVAL 
Meredith Music Festival 

BEST REGIONAL VENUE (Under 50 gigs)  
Theatre Royal (Castlemaine) 

BEST REGIONAL VENUE (Over 50 gigs) 
Workers Club (Geelong) 

BEST VENUE (UNDER 500 CAPACITY) 
The Tote 

BEST VENUE (OVER 500 CAPACITY) 
The Corner Hotel 

BEST REGIONAL ACT 
Cosmic Psychos 

BEST LIVE BAND 
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard 

BEST EMERGING ACT 
The Teskey Brothers 

BEST MALE ARTIST 
Paul Kelly 

BEST FEMALE ARTIST 
Jen Cloher 

BEST SONG 
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - Rattlesnake 

BEST BAND 
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard 

BEST ALBUM 
A.B. Original - Reclaim Australia  

HALL OF FAME 
Tony Cohen   

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 
Zo Damage 

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA GENRE AWARDS 2017 - WINNERS

BEST BLUES ALBUM 
Fiona Boyes – Professin’ The Blues 

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM 
Raised By Eagles - I Must Be Somewhere 

BEST SOUL, FUNK, R’N’B OR GOSPEL ALBUM 
The Teskey Brothers – Half Mile Harvest 

BEST JAZZ ALBUM 
Brenton Foster - The Nature of Light   

BEST HIP HOP ALBUM 
A.B. Original - Reclaim Australia 

BEST ELECTRONIC ACT
Client Liaison

BEST HEAVY ALBUM 
Divide and Dissolve – Basic 

BEST ABORIGINAL ACT 
A.B. Original  

BEST GLOBAL OR REGGAE ALBUM 
Lamine Sonko and The African Intelligence - Afro Empire 

BEST FOLK / ROOTS ALBUM 
The Mae Trio – Take Care, Take Cover  

BEST EXPERIMENTAL / AVANT-GARDE ACT 
Winter Sound School / Bridget Chappell 

 

2016

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2016 - WINNERS

Please see full lists of previous nominees here.

Best Album
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Nonagon Infinity

Best Band
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Best Song
The Drones – Taman Shud

Best Female Artist
Alex Lahey

Best Male Artist
C.W. Stoneking

Best Emerging Act
Camp Cope

Best Live Band
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Best Regional Act
The Drones

Best Venue (Over 500 Capacity)
Corner Hotel

Best Venue (Under 500 Capacity)
The Tote

Best Regional Venue
The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine

Best Festival
Meredith Music Festival

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA GENRE AWARDS 2016 - WINNERS

Best Blues Album
Nick Charles – The River Flows

Best Country Album
Tracy McNeil & The Goodlife – Thieves  

Best Soul, Funk, R'n'B or Gospel Album
Kylie Auldist – Family Tree

Best Jazz Album
Peter Knight – Way Out West

Best Hip Hop Album
Plutonic Lab – Deep Above The Noise

Best Electronic Album
Harvey Sutherland

Best Heavy Album
Be'lakor – Vessels

Best Aboriginal Act
Benny Walker

Best Global or Reggae Album
Melbourne Ska Orchestra – Sierra Kilo Alpha

Best Folk / Roots Album
Oh Pep! – Stadium Cake

Best Experimental or Avant Garde Album
Inland (Alex Garsden and Rohan Drape)

2015

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2015 - WINNERS

Please see full lists of previous nominees here.


Best Album
 - presented by The Age
Sometimes I Sit and Think and, Sometimes I Just Sit - Courtney Barnett

Best Band - presented by Corner Hotel
Courtney Barnett

Best Song - presented by APRA AMCOS
Depreston - Courtney Barnett

Best Female Artist - presented by The Music
Courtney Barnett

Best Male Artist - presented by Beat Magazine
C.W. Stoneking

Best Emerging Artist - presented by Travel Beyond Group & Bigsound
Raised by Eagles

Best Regional Act - presented by Speaker TV
Cosmic Psychos

Best Regional Venue - presented by Live at Your Local
Theatre Royal, Castlemaine

Best Venue - presented by Mountain Goat
Corner Hotel

Best Festival - presented by Crumpler
Golden Plains

Best Live Band - presented by Rockwiz
The Smith Street Band

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA GENRE AWARDS 2015 - WINNERS

Best Blues Album - presented by Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society
Box & Dice - Fiona Boyes

Best Country Album - presented by Allans Billy Hyde
Diamonds in the Bloodstream - Raised by Eagles

Best Soul, Funk, R'n'B and Gospel Album - presented by CollArts
Dawn - Emma Donovan & the Putbacks

Best Jazz Album - presented by Dixons Creek Estate Wines
Mooroolbark - Barney McAll

Best Hip Hop Album - presented by Plakkit
Nobody’s Business - Maundz

Best Electronic Act - presented by OneLove
Roland Tings

Best Heavy Album - presented by Cherry Bar
Bully - High Tension

Best Indigenous Act - presented by Department of the Future Productions
Emma Donovan

Best Global or Reggae Album - presented by Crumpler
Quarter Street - Quarter Street

Best Folk Roots Album - presented by Folk Alliance Australia
One House - Tolka

Best Experimental/Avant-Garde Act - presented by Bar Open
Carolyn Connors

 

2014

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2014 – WINNERS

Please see full lists of previous nominees here.


Best Album
– presented by The Age
Dan Sultan - Blackbird

Best Band – presented by Corner Presents
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

Best Song – presented by APRA AMCOS
Courtney Barnett - Avant Gardener

Best Female Artist – presented by The Music
Courtney Barnett

Best Male Artist – presented by Tone Deaf
Dan Sultan

Best Emerging Artist – presented by Travel Beyond/BigSound
Remi

Best Live Band – presented by Rockwiz
Saskwatch

Best Venue – presented by Mountain Goat
Corner Hotel, Richmond

Best Festival – presented by Crumpler
Meredith Music Festival

Best Regional Venue – presented by Dixons Creek Estate
Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine

Best Regional Act – presented by Live at Your Local
Cosmic Psychos

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA GENRE AWARDS 2014 - WINNERS

Best Blues Album – presented by Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society
Greg Dodd & The Hoodoo Men - 3am Blues Live

Best Country Album – presented by Out On The Weekend
Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes - Black Coffee

Best Soul, Funk, R'n'B and Gospel Album – presented by Plakkit
Cookin’ on 3 Burners – Blind Bet

Best Jazz Album – presented by Dixons Creek Estate
Anton Delecca Quartet – The Healer

Best Hip Hop Album – presented by PBS
Briggs - Shep Life

Best Electronic Act – presented by Select AV
Chet Faker

Best Heavy Album – presented by Sailor Jerry
Ausmuteants – Amusements

Best Indigenous Act – presented by Songlines
The Deans

Best Global or Reggae Album – presented by Crumpler
Black Jesus Experience - Migration

Best Folk Roots Album – presented by White Sky
Charles Jenkins - Too Much Water In The Boat

Best Experimental/Avant-Garde Act – presented by Implant Media
Evelyn Morris

 

2013

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2013 - WINNERS

Please see full lists of previous nominees here.


Best Album
 - presented by The Age EG
Spring and Fall - Paul Kelly

Best Band - presented by City of Melbourne
The Drones 

Best Song - presented by APRA
Riptide – Vance Joy

Best Female Artist - presented by The Music
Adalita

Best Male Artist - presented by Select AV
Paul Kelly

Best Emerging Artist - presented by Travel Beyond / Bigsound
Hiatus Kaiyote

Best Live Band - presented by RockWiz
The Drones

Best Venue - presented by Mountain Goat
The Corner Hotel

Best Festival - presented by Crumpler
Meredith Music Festival

Best Regional Act
Stonefield

Best Regional Venue
Theatre Royal, Castlemaine

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA GENRE AWARDS 2013 - WINNERS

Best Blues Album - presented by Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society
Three Kings - Three Kings

Best Country Album - presented by Addicted To Noise
La Vita E'Bella - Dan Waters

Best Soul, Funk, R'n'B and Gospel Album - presented by PBS
Still Life - Kylie Auldist

Best Jazz Album - presented by Dixons Creek Estate
Lost In The Stars - Allan Browne Trio

Best Hip Hop Album - presented by Capi Sparkling
My Way - Fraksha

Best Electronic Act - presented by Select AV
Nick Thayer

Best Heavy Album - presented by Wifire Music
Bite Your Head Off - King Parrot

Best Indigenous Act - presented by Songlines
Crystal Mercy

Best Global or Reggae Act - presented by Australasian Worldwide Music Expo
Melbourne Ska Orchestra

Best Experimental/Avant-Garde Act - presented by GI & Sanicki Lawyers
Judith Hamann

Best Folk Roots Album - presented by White Sky
Into The Bloodstream - Archie Roach

 

Hall of Fame

PREVIOUS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

2018: Chrissy Amplett, Molly Meldrum

2017: Tony Cohen

2016: Triple R

2015: John Farnham, AC/DC, Olivia Newton-John, Archie Roach, Palais Theatre, Sunbury Festival, The Seekers, Thunderbirds, Stan Rofe, Bill Armstrong

For more information on this event please click here.

2014: Daddy Cool, Ed Nimmervoll 

2013: Renee Geyer, Michael Gudinski

2012: Weddings Parties Anything

2011: Hoodoo Gurus, Stephen “The Ghost” Walker

2010: Paul Kelly

2009: Painters & Dockers

2008: Died Pretty 

2007: Kim Salmon

2006: TISM

 

 


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