2016

Schools (Grade 6 - 12)

Doolie

Song Title: PRISTINE

Writers: Doolie

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Pop

Amy Shark

Song Title: Golden Fleece

Writers: Amy Shark

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Rock

Violent Soho

Song Title: Like Soda

Writers: Luke Boerdam, James Tidswell, Michael Richards, Luke Henery

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Blues/Roots

Bearfoot

Song Title: Impolite

Writers: Asher Chapman, Rhys Fox, Sean Keenan, Damian Khoury, Rohan Nitschke, Sullivan Heywood

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Country

Dana Hassall

Song Title: Spinning Wheels

Writers: Dana Hassall

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Urban

Astro Travellers

Song Title: Move Actively

Writers: Ali Lakhani, Rui Da Cruz Vieira, Tiana Naug, Jessi Dunbar, Sam Maguire, Rohan Seekers

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Folk / Singer Songwriter

Sahara Beck

Song Title: Mother Mother

Writers: Sahara Beck

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World

MZAZA

Song Title: Nightwatch

Writers: Pauline Maudy, Stephen Cuttriss, Greta Kelly, Jordan Stamos, Chloe Ann Williamson, John Robertson

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Jazz

Berardi / Foran / Karlen

Song Title: Hope in My Pocket

Writers: Sean Foran, Rafael Karlen, Kristin Berardi

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Electronic / Dance

Standby Empire

Song Title: Tenderness

Writers: Tom Wensley, Nathan Morrison

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Heavy

Caligula's Horse

Song Title: Marigold

Writers: Samuel Vallen, James Grey, Zachary Greensill

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Children's Music

Carolyn Simpson / The Kangagang

Song Title: Kangaroo Dance A Roo

Writers: Carolyn Simpson

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Video

Eves The Behavior

Song Title: TV

Writers: Hannah Karydas, Adam Spark

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Indigenous

Luke Peacock

Song Title: Fruits Of Our Labour

Writers: Luke Peacock

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Regional

AYLA

Song Title: Waiting

Writers: Ayla

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Export Achievement Award

Sheppard

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BOQ People’s Choice Awards - Most Promising Male Songwriter

The Creases

Song Title: Point

Writers: Joseph Agius

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BOQ People’s Choice Awards - Most Promising Female Songwriter

Deena

Song Title: Turpentine

Writers: Deena Lynch

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BOQ People’s Choice Awards - Most Promising Songwriting Team

Avaberée

Song Title: Can't Get You Off My Mind

Writers: Irena Lysiuk, Genevieve Bufalino, Aimee Cavanagh

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Song of the Year

Violent Soho

Song Title: Like Soda

Writers: Luke Boerdam, James Tidswell, Michael Richards, Luke Henery

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Album of the Year

Blank Realm

Album: Illegals In Heaven

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Highest Selling Single

Jarryd James

Song Title: Do You Remember

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Highest Selling Album

The Veronicas

Song Title: The Veronicas

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The Grant McLennan Lifetime Achievement Award

Noel Mengel

Billy Thorpe Scholarship

Luke Peacock

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