Nominate your song/s to make Queensland music history in 2022! Judged by more than 100 top music industry professionals from all over the country, the QMAs acknowledges and celebrates emerging and established artists across a diverse range of genres and categories.
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.
Filmmakers! Enter your music video to win the 2022 Video of the Year and join the ranks of the winning teams behind videos from WAAX, Eves Karydas, The Kite String Tangle, Lastlings and more.
The multi-awarding winning artist has taken home 14 QMAs since 2016, including 2017 Song of The Year, two Highest Selling Albums, and Highest Selling Single four years in a row.
The three-time QMA winner won her first award back in 2016 for Most Promising Female Songwriter before taking home back to back awards for Folk/Singer-Songwriter in 2020/2021
Rockhampton duo Busby Marou have added many accolades to their name over their career, including three QMAs for Blues and Roots and for Indigenous song of the year.
The Jungle Giants
Way back in 2013 The Jungle Giants were named Most Popular Group. Five QMAs later, including Song and Album of the Year wins, they’re one of Queensland’s biggest names.
A six-time Queensland Music Award Winner, Emily Wurramara's musical journey has touched the hearts and minds of audiences across the country.
We were first introduced to Emma Lousie in 2007 winning the Schools Award, before she climbed the ranks with Song and Album of the Year Awards as well as Export Achievement Award all under her belt.
Jazz master Sean Foran holds seven QMAs for his solo work, including the Jazz Award from the inaugural year of Q Song (now known as QMAs) in 2006 for his song 'Mesmerisation'.
The Amity Affliction
Multi-award winning heavy band The Amity Affliction were awarded the first of their five QMAs in 2011 when the public voted them Most Popular Group.
The Kite String Tangle
Danny Harley has taken away five QMAs over the years, including two for Video of the Year and a hat trick of the Electronic Dance Award.
Following ongoing reports of systemic bullying, discrimination, and misconduct under Handlin’s leadership at Sony Music Entertainment, Queensland's peak music industry body QMusic has revoked Handlin's 2020 Honorary Award.
The Billy Thorpe Scholarship returns for 2022, providing the opportunity for an emerging artist to receive $10,000, record with an established producer, and receive career planning from Chugg Entertainment. Applications close 11:59 (AEST) 21 October 2021.
Are you ready to make Queensland music history? Queensland’s 2022 music award season begins with nominations now open for artists and filmmakers who released songs and music videos between 1 Dec 2020 and 30 Nov 2021!