Public voting for the 2021 Music Victoria Awards is now open! There are seven award categories that are decided by the public and epic prizes up for grabs for voters.

 

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Prizes for Voting

 

Vote now for a chance to win an epic prize pack valued at $550 containing goodies from 3RRR 102.7FM, PBS 106.7 FM, Noisy Ritual, Brick Lane and Yamaha. There are also four runner-up prizes courtesy of Brick Lane!

1st Prize – Valued at $550

  • Merch pack from 3RRR 102.7FM
  • Merch pack from PBS 106.7 FM
  • Case of beer from Brick Lane Brewers*
  • Mixed 6 pack from Noisy Ritual Urban Winery
  • HPH-MT8 Studio Monitor Headphones from Yamaha

Runner-up Prizes (four to be won)

  • Case of beer from Brick Lane Brewers*

 

Terms and Conditions

  • *Brick Lane Brewers will offer winners the opportunity to choose between their low alcohol Sidewinder Hazy Pale or one of their full-strength beers. If winners opt for full-strength beer, one of the following beers will be selected for them at random: One Love Pale Ale, Draught, Backyarder Lager and Someday Sour Blood Orange.
  • The Music Victoria Awards accept one vote per device.
  • Multiple votes from the same IP address will be removed before winners are announced.
  • Voters must be aged 18 or above to enter the voting prize draw. Prizes will be drawn at random after 5 November 2021.

 

 

Public Voting Categories

 

2021 Nominees for Public Voting:

BEST ALBUM
Alice Ivy – Don’t Sleep 
The Avalanches – We Will Always Love You 
Emma Donovan & The Putbacks – Crossover 
Gordon Koang – Unity 
Hiatus Kaiyote – Mood Valiant  

BEST GROUP
The Avalanches 
Emma Donovan and The Putbacks 
Hiatus Kaiyote
King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard 
Mildlife 

BEST SONG 
Alex Lahey & Gordi – Dino’s 
Alice Skye – Party Tricks
The Avalanches – Wherever You Go 
Geoffrey O’Connor & Jonnine – For As Long As I Can Remember 
Hiatus Kaiyote – Red Room

BEST SOLO ARTIST 
Alice Ivy
Baker Boy
Blake Scott
G Flip
Gordon Koang
Kylie Auldist
Liz Stringer
Maple Glider
Mia Wray
Sampa the Great 

BEST BREAKTHROUGH ACT
Ashwarya
Blake Scott
Cry Club
Maple Glider
SHOUSE

BEST MUSICIAN
Amanda Roff (Time For Dreams, Harmony)
Andrea Keller
Davey Lane (Solo, You Am I)
Emma Donovan
Erica Dunn (Tropical Fuck Storm, MOD CON)
G-Flip
Lance Ferguson (The Bamboos)
Mindy Meng Wang
Nai Palm (Hiatus Kaiyote)
Stu Mackenzie (King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard) 

BEST LIVE ACT 
Amyl and The Sniffers
Cable Ties
Kee’ahn
Mildlife
RVG

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Nominees for industry voted Awards

 

(Voted by select industry panels – Winners to be announced 9 December at Melbourne Recital Centre) 

BEST BLUES ACT
Aaron Pollock
Anna Scionti
Blues Roulette
Dan Dinnen & Shorty
Josh Teskey and Ash Grunwald  

BEST COUNTRY ACT 
Ben Mastwyk & His Millions
Georgia State Line
James Ellis & The Jealous Guys
Lachlan Bryan & the Wildes
The Weeping Willows 

BEST ELECTRONIC ACT 
Alex Albrecht
Female Wizard
Jennifer Loveless
Reptant
SaD 

BEST EXPERIMENTAL/AVANT GARDE ACT 
Aarti Jadu
Candlesnuffer 
Deborah Cheetham, Byron Scullin, Tom Supple
Red Wine and Sugar
Thembi Soddell 

BEST FOLK ACT
Charm of Finches
Erica Bramham
Kerryn Fields
Lucy Wise 
Maple Glider 

BEST HEAVY ACT
Divide and Dissolve
Dr. Colossus 
FACELESS BURIAL
Growth
NICOLAS CAGE FIGHTER 

BEST HIP HOP ACT
Agung Mango
Briggs
DRMNGNOW
Man Made Mountain
Pookie 

BEST INTERCULTURAL ACT
Ajak Kwai
Amaru Tribe
Black Jesus Experience
Gelareh Pour’s Garden
Tio 

BEST JAZZ ACT 
Australian Art Orchestra 
Andrea Kellar
Audrey Powne
Menagerie
The Rookies  

BEST POP ACT
Alice Ivy
Alice Skye
Geoffrey O’Connor
Gregor
June Jones 

BEST REGGAE AND DANCEHALL ACT 
Disun Future 
Jah Tung 
JahWise Productions
Marvin Priest 
Monkey Marc 

BEST ROCK/PUNK ACT
Blake Scott
Civic
Mod Con
Plaster of Paris
Tom Lyngcoln 

BEST SOUL FUNK RNB GOSPEL ACT
The Bamboos 
Emma Donovan & The Putbacks
Hiatus Kaiyote 
Izy
Kee’ahn 

BEST REGIONAL ACT 
Baker Boy
Bones and Jones
D’Arcy Spiller
Fenn Wilson
The Teskey Brothers 

THE ARCHIE ROACH FOUNDATION AWARD FOR EMERGING TALENT 
Allara
Bumpy
Madi Colville Walker
The Merindas
River Boy 

THE ARTS ACCESS VICTORIA AMPLIFY AWARD
Eliza Hull 
Gordon Koang 
Kerryn Fields 
Nat Bartsch 
Rudely Interrupted

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Winners

Winners will be announced on Thursday 9 December 2020 at Melbourne Recital Centre.

 

Event Details

The 2021 Music Victoria Awards
Date: Thursday 9 December 2020

Time: 7.00pm
Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre

At this stage, due to restrictions, it’s unknown whether there will be a live audience. Music Victoria will provide more information on this as it comes to hand, but the event will definitely be live-streamed on YouTube and broadcast on Channel 31. Subscribe to the channel here so you get a reminder!

 

 

Music Victoria thanks Major Partners Bendigo Bank, City of Melbourne, Creative Victoria and Melbourne Recital Centre for their ongoing support of the Music Victoria Awards.