The Music Victoria Awards is excited to be returning the Melbourne Recital Centre in November 2019 for its 14th year continuing as one of the most anticipated music industry events on the Melbourne Music Week calendar.
Submissions are now open for Music Victoria Members to nominate themselves (or those they love) in the artists, venues and festivals categories until 5pm Saturday 31 August...
- At least 50% of the act has been living in Victoria for the last two years
- Released an album, multiple singles or EP between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019
- Victorian venues or festival
Please refer to full criteria here before applying.
The categories open for submissions are:
Best Regional and Outer Suburban Venue (under 50 gigs per year)
Best Regional and Outer Suburban Venue (over 50 gigs per year)
Best Venue (under 500 capacity)
Best Venue (over 500 capacity)
Best Blues Album
Best Country Album
Best Electronic Act
Best Experimental or Avant-Garde Act
Best Folk or Roots Album
Best Jazz Album
Best Heavy Album
Best Hip Hop Act
Best Reggae and Dancehall Act
Best Rock/Punk Album
Best Soul, Funk, R'n'B or Gospel Album
Best Emerging First Peoples Act
Best Intercultural Music Act
and Best Regional and Outer Suburban Act.
The remaining categories will be voted for by an expert industry panel and revealed at the Awards in November.
Submissions are FREE but only open to Music Victoria members. So if you’re Music Victoria Member, you may nominate yourself (or those you love) in the artists, venues and festivals categories from 9am Monday 5 August until 5pm Saturday 31 August.
Members submit your entry or nomination via www.musicvictoria.com.au/members/submissions
Not a member? Sign up here