The Queensland Music Awards

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Celebrating our brightest emerging artists and established legends, the Queensland Music Awards (QMAs) are a state-wide search for Queensland’s best music.


The 2020 QMAs will be taking place at the decadent Fortitude Music Hall. It will be a night of celebrating great Queensland music under the chandeliers!

Tickets to the Queensland Music Awards 2020 will be on sale in early 2020.

2020 Submissions

Songwriters and filmmakers from all across Queensland are invited to enter the Queensland Music Awards.  

The QMAs span 12 self-nominating categories including Schools, Pop, Rock, Heavy, Singer Songwriter / Folk, Blues / Roots, Soul / Funk / R’n’B, Country, Hip-Hop / Rap, Electronic / Dance, Jazz / Popular Multicultural, Music Video (for filmmakers only)

More information can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions and Terms and Conditions.

Applications close Thursday midnight, October 24. 

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Billy Thorpe Scholarship

The Billy Thorpe Scholarship, to be announced at the 2020 QMAs, is also open for applications.

Applications close Thursday midnight, October 24. 

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