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The Music Victoria Awards (previously known as The Age Music Victoria Awards) will be returning to 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.

This is your last chance to submit! Submissions are FREE but only open to Music Victoria members. So if you’re Music Victoria Member, make sure you nominate yourself (or those you love) in the artists, venues and festivals categories before submissions close.

Submissions close 5pm Saturday 31 August.
All nominees will be announced Thursday 10 October.

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The categories open for submission 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 Festival

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.

Eligibility Criteria
- At least 50% of the act has been living in Victoria for the last two years
- Released an EP or album (category dependent) between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019
- All Victorian venues or festivals

For more information on the awards go to: