Australian Women In Music Awards Winners Announced

Katie Noonan, Christine Anu and Alice Skye Among Winners

The awards that recognize women’s achievements in the Australian Music industry have today announced their winners for 2019, with Christine Anu, Mojo Juju and Alice Skye taking the major accolades.

Christine Anu has been awarded The Calile Hotel Artistic Excellence Award and the SSI Diversity in Music Award in recognition for a career that spanned Music, TV and Radio, and garnered 17 ARIA Award nominations and has helped advancement cultural diversity and inclusivity.

 

 

AWMA Emerging Artists winner Alice Skye has been recognised after her debut album Friends with Feelings emerged in 2018, while multi-AIR award nominee Mojo Juju fought of tough competition from NGAIIRE and thelma Plum when she was awarded the Songwriter Award for her album Native Tongue.

 

Meanwhile, Tashi Hall has been recognised for her outstanding photography and music video work, taking home the awards for Music Photography and Film-maker awards that recognise her body of work in the industry. 

 

The second-annual ceremony took place at Brisbane’s Powerhouse, while Katie Noonan, who also won the award for Creative Leadership, performed to the crowd that gathered to honour and advocate for women in music.

 

2019 AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARD WINNERS

 

THE CALILE HOTEL ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE AWARD

Christine Anu

SCENESTR CREATIVE LEADERSHIP AWARD

Katie Noonan

SSI DIVERSITY IN MUSIC AWARD
Christine Anu

AWMA EMERGING ARTIST AWARD

Alice Skye

AWMA EXCELLENCE IN CLASSICAL MUSIC AWARD

Caroline Almonte

SUN STUDIOS EXCELLENCE IN IMAGE MAKING AWARD

Melaine Knight

CANON AUSTRALIA FILM MAKER AWARD

Tashi Hall

CICADA INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN AWARD

Dami Im

AWMA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Joy McKean, OAM

FRONTIER TOURING & CHUGG ENTERTAINMENT LIVE PRODUCTION AWARD

Laurie May

TWITTER AUSTRALIA MUSIC JOURNALIST AWARD

Ange McCormack

AWMA MUSIC LEADERSHIP AWARD

Sue Telfer

CANON AUSTRALIA MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHER AWARD

Tashi Hall

APRA AMCOS SONGWRITER AWARD

Mojo Juju

GOA STUDIO PRODUCTION AWARD

Virginia Read

 

For more information head to the AMWA Awards website.

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