Examine your diaries. The Australian Girls in Music Awards 2019 is locked in.
The AWMAs return to the Brisbane Powerhouse on Oct. eight and 9, with a raft of classes recognizing the often-unsung girls making an unlimited impression within the business.
This yr’s second-annual occasion sees the inclusion of three new classes, for excellence in classical music, music journalist award and excellence in picture making, whereas trophies will once more be handed out for producers, engineers, movie makers, photographers, songwriters, business leaders, artist managers and extra.
“Inclusivity is a serious precedence for AWMA. We’re working carefully with various teams of ladies throughout all areas of the business, together with First Nations and culturally various girls, LGBTQI and plenty of others,” says AWMA founding government director and pioneering label government Vicki Gordon.
Training will as soon as extra play a key function, together with his yr’s program that includes the AWMA Discussion board Collection, masking off such matters as girls in hip-hop, the “artwork of riot” and the altering face of music.
“It is the spirit of inclusivity and the acknowledgement of some long overdue contributions that is manifesting AWMA into a calendar event,” provides Gordon.
“We have so many wonderful people committed to the work we are doing. The AWMAs will keep getting bigger and more powerful; we are providing recognition for many women in the industry that have been ignored for far too long.”
For its inaugural occasion in 2018, the likes of Amy Shark, Jen Cloher and Ngaiire collected silverware whereas Kate Ceberano, Emily Wurramara, Katie Noonan, Adalita and Do Re Mi had been among the many performers.
Nominations for the 2019 version at the moment are open, with the winners chosen by a panel of business specialists. Performers will likely be introduced sooner or later.
“You can’t be what you can’t see, which is why the Australian Women in Music Awards are so important,” enthuses Queensland’s minister for girls, Di Farmer. “Shining a light on the extraordinary achievements of women in music is a way we can encourage more talented women into the industry, both up front and behind the scenes. I’m also thrilled that the awards are being held in Queensland again. This state has so many talented women in the music industry and I’m looking forward to seeing them shine.”
For extra info, go to womeninmusicawards.com.au.
See the complete checklist of AWMA 2019 classes under
Lifetime Achievement Award
Introduced to a feminine artist or musician who has made an impressive creative contribution to the sphere of recording and/or stay efficiency throughout her lifetime.
Acknowledges a person (feminine, male and GNC) who has made a major and lasting contribution to the sphere of music training, and/or aiding feminine artists working in distant and/or regional communities.
Variety in Music Award
Acknowledges particular person artists or female-driven musical collaborations for his or her contribution to advancing a culturally various and inclusive music business.
Studio Manufacturing Award
Acknowledges a feminine sound engineer or producer who has made contributions of excellent significance within the studio recording atmosphere.
Reside Manufacturing Award
Acknowledges a feminine working in a stay manufacturing or touring atmosphere making vital impression in her discipline: Contains Tour Administration, Reside Sound, Lighting, Backstage and Roadcrew.
Music Management Award
Acknowledges a feminine Business Chief, Managing Director, Label Supervisor, A&R Director, Artist Supervisor or Writer making vital impression in music business management.
Acknowledges an impressive feminine songwriter or composer.
Rising Artist Award
Acknowledges an impressive rising feminine artist.
Music Photographer Award
Acknowledges a feminine music photographer at present working within the discipline and to acknowledge her physique of labor.
Acknowledges a feminine music videographer, clip-maker, film-maker, or music animator at present working within the discipline and to acknowledge her physique of labor.
Creative Excellence Award
Acknowledges distinctive inventive achievement from a feminine artist/musician throughout any style.
Excellence in Classical Music Award*
Acknowledges a mid-to-late profession feminine classical music artist who has demonstrated musical excellence all through her profession.
*Contains conductors and artists working within the discipline of Opera.
Music Journalist Award
Acknowledges a feminine music journalist, blogger or editor who has made a inventive contribution and brave impression in reality telling and progressive reporting within the Australian Music Business.
Excellence in Picture Making Award
Acknowledges a feminine hair and/or make-up artist and/or stylist* working to vary the face of music visually to interrupt down gender, race and social cultural stereo varieties.
*Stylist to incorporate these working inside costume and/or wardrobe exercise
Inventive Management Award
A curatorial award recognizing excellence in inventive programming from girls working in a music competition or stay efficiency/venue to champion feminine artists.
* The classes had been developed in session with music business professionals, First Nations Elders, and specialist researchers.