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From household names Keith Urban, Amy Shark and Sheppard to emerging artists like Jaguar Jonze, Jesswar and Hope D, the Queensland Music Awards is an annual celebration of the state's best music.

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REGIONAL VENUE OF THE YEAR
Presented by: 
OZTIX AND SCENESTR

NightQuarter

Innovation Award
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4zzz

QMUSIC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
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Denis Conlon

Mop and the Dropouts
FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR
Presented by: 
OZTIX AND SCENESTR

Airlie Beach Festival of Music

METROPOLITAN VENUE OF THE YEAR
Presented by: 
OZTIX AND SCENESTR

The Tivoli

SONG OF THE YEAR
Presented by: 
BRICK LANE BREWING

Sycco

My Ways
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Presented by: 
BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL

The Jungle Giants

Love Signs
EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD
Presented by: 
TRIPLE J UNEARTHED

zheani

Highest Selling Single
Presented by: 
HIT NETWORK

Keith Urban

One Too Many
Highest Selling Album
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Amy Shark

Cry Forever
Youth (Ages 10-17) Award
Presented by: 
JMC Academy

Paulina

Parasite
Songwriters
Paulina Schuemann
World Award
Presented by: 
AON

Matt Hsu's Obscure Orchestra

Welcome To The Neighbourhood: Taiwan (就當家裡)
Songwriters
Matt Hsu, Caitlin Magee, Chunyan 春艷, ILL MO, Aurora Liddle-Christie
Video Award
Presented by: 
PixelFrame

Macario De Souza, Allan Hardy

Every Single Time - Example (Ft. What So Not & Lucy Lucy)
Filmmakers
Macario De Souza, Allan Hardy
Soul | Funk | RNB Award
Presented by: 
Noisegate

Miiesha

Made For Silence
Songwriters
Miiesha Young, Lucian Blomkamp, Stephen Collins
Rock Award
Presented by: 
Hit Network

WAAX

MOST HATED GIRL
Songwriters
Marie Devita, James Gatling, Tom Bloomfield, Ewan Birtwell
Regional | Remote Award
Presented by: 
Telstra

Nat Dunn, Hayden James, Gorgon City

Foolproof
Songwriters
Natalie Dunn
Pop Award
Presented by: 
Amazon Music

Sycco

My Ways
Songwriters
Sasha McLeod, Jeff Hazin
Jazz Award
Presented by: 
Jazz Music Institute

IMPULSE Orchestra

Sonorous Figurine
Songwriters
Brendan Hook
Indigenous Award
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Triple A Murri Country

Jem Cassar-Daley

Letting Go
Songwriters
Jem Cassar-Daley, Garrett Kato
Hip Hop Award
Presented by: 
NAFA

iiiConic

Okay
Songwriters
Akwesi Afoakwah
Heavy Award
Presented by: 
IJS

Zheani

Fuck The Hollywood Cult
Songwriters
Zheani Sparkes, King Yosef
Folk Award
Presented by: 
APRA AMCOS

Asha Jefferies

Crybaby
Songwriters
Asha Jefferies, Aidan Hogg
Electronic Award
Presented by: 
The Prince Consort

Nat Dunn, Hayden James, Gorgon City

Foolproof
Songwriters
Natalie Dunn
Country Award
Presented by: 
ABC

Casey Barnes

God Took His Time On You
Songwriters
Casey Barnes, Kaci Brown, Samuel Gray
Contemporary Classical Award
Presented by: 
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University

Corrina Bonshek

Dreams Of The Earth
Songwriters
Corrina Bonshek
Children’s Music Award
Presented by: 
The Truss Company

The Mini Moshers

New Shoes
Songwriters
Nick Warren
Blues | Roots Award
Presented by: 
Trentham Estate

Sue Ray

Take Me Away
Songwriters
Sue Ray
Billy Thorpe Scholarship
Presented by: 
Arts QLD

CLOE TERARE

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Relive the Magic of the 2021 QMAS

Queensland music history was made under the decadent chandeliers of the Fortitude Music Hall as some 700 musicians, industry and local music lovers gathered at the sold-out Queensland Music Awards on 5 May, 2021. Hosted by The Creases' Aimon Clark and The Grates' Patience Hodgson, 30 awards were presented, with show-stopping performances by Ball Park Music, Sycco, Beddy Rays and Mzaza.