APRA Music Awards 2014

Date : Monday 23rd June, 2014.

Location : Brisbane City Hall.

2014 APRA Awards Nominees & Winners:

Song of the year

  • A Moat You Can Stand In, The Drones
    Writers: Stephen Hesketh, Fiona Kitchin, Gareth Liddiard, Dan Luscombe, Mike Noga
  • Is This How You Feel, The Preatures
    Writers: Thomas Champion, Luke Davison, Isabella Manfredi, Jack Moffitt
  • Lanterns, Birds of Tokyo
    Writers: Ian Berney, Ian Kenny, Glenn Sarangapany, Adam Spark, Adam Weston
  • Resolution, Matt Corby
    Writers: Matt Corby, Dominic Salole (GEMA)
  • "Riptide, Vance Joy"
    Writer: James Keogh

Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year

  • James Keogh (Vance Joy)
  • Jono Ma and Gabriel Winterfield (Jagwar Ma)
  • Kylie Sackley
  • "Louis Schoorl"
  • Paul Bender / Simon Mavin / Perrin Moss / Naomi Saalfield (Hiatus Kaiyote)

Most Played Australian Work

  • "Lanterns, Birds of Tokyo"
    Writers: Ian Berney, Ian Kenny, Glenn Sarangapany, Adam Spark, Adam Weston
  • Let Me Down Easy, Sheppard
    Writers: Jay Bovino, Amy Sheppard, George Sheppard
  • Resolution, Matt Corby
    Writers: Matt Corby, Dominic Salole (GEMA)
  • Riptide, Vance Joy
    Writer: James Keogh
  • You, Nathaniel
    Writers: Anthony Egizii, David Musumeci, Nathaniel Willemse

Country Work of the Year

  • Be With You Tonight, O'Shea
    Writers: Tim Nichols, Jay O'Shea, Mark O'Shea
  • "Flying with the King, Lee Kernaghan"
    Writers: Colin Buchanan, Lee Kernaghan, Garth Porter
  • Thank You Angels, O'Shea
    Writers: Jay O’Shea, Mark O’Shea, Matthew Scullion
  • The Girl, the Bottle, the Memory, The Wolfe Brothers
    Writer: Nicholas Wolfe
  • I Learned the Hard Way, Chelsea Basham
    Writer: Chelsea Basham

Blues and Roots Work of the Year

  • Avenger, The Bamboos
    Writers: Lance Ferguson, Ella Thompson
  • Get You Out of Here, Busby Marou
    Writers: Thomas Busby, Jeremy Marou
  • Luck, Busby Marou
    Writers: Thomas Busby, Don Walker
  • Lygon Street Meltdown, Melbourne Ska Orchestra
    Writers: Nicholas Caruana, Barry Deenick
  • "Only One, John Butler Trio"
    Writer: John Butler

Dance Work of the Year

  • Alive, Empire of the Sun
    Writers: Steven Bach (ASCAP), Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, Jonathan Sloan, Luke Steele
  • Bring It Back, Will Sparks & Joel Fletcher
    Writers: Joel Fletcher and Will Sparks
  • "Holdin On, Flume"
    Writers: Flume, Otis Redding (BMI)
  • Promises, The Presets
    Writers: Julian Hamilton and Kim Moyes
  • Saved In A Bottle, The Potbelleez
    Writers: David Greene, Ilan Kidron, Erik Lewander (STIM), Jonathan Murphy

Rock Work of the Year

  • Battleships,Bernard Fanning
    Writer: Bernard Fanning
  • "Lanterns, Birds of Tokyo"
    Writers: Ian Berney, Ian Kenny, Glenn Sarangapany, Adam Spark, Adam Weston
  • Southern Sun, Boy & Bear
    Writers: Killian Gavin, Jonathon Hart, Timothy Hart, David Hosking
  • Tell Me How It Ends, Bernard Fanning
    Writers: Bernard Fanning and Joey Waronker (BMI)
  • When the Night Falls Quiet, Birds of Tokyo
    Writers: Ian Berney, Ian Kenny, Glenn Sarangapany, Adam Spark, Adam Weston

Pop Work of the Year

  • Let Me Down Easy, Sheppard
    Writers: Jay Bovino, Amy Sheppard, George Sheppard
  • Resolution, Matt Corby
    Writers: Matt Corby, Dominic Salole (GEMA)
  • "Riptide, Vance Joy"
    Writer: James Keogh
  • What You’ve Done to Me, Samantha Jade
    Writers: Tania Doko, Anthony Egizii, Jorgen Elofsson (STIM), David Musumeci
  • You, Nathaniel
    Writers: Anthony Egizii, David Musumeci, Nathaniel Willemse

Urban Work of the Year

  • "Act Your Age, Bliss n Eso feat. Bluejuice"
    Writers:  Alexander Burnett, Jamie Cibej, Jerry Craib, James Hauptmann, Max MacKinnon, Jonathan Notley, Jacob Stone, Stavros Yiannoukas
  • House of Dreams, Bliss n Eso
    Writers: M-Phazes, Max MacKinnon, Jonathan Notley
  • On and On, Illy
    Writers: Illy, Jan Skubiszewski
  • Run Alone, 360
    Writers: Kaelyn Behr (Styalz Fuego), Matthew Colwell (360)
  • Youngbloods, Illy
    Writers: Illy, M-Phazes, Joel Birch, Troy Brady, Ryan Burt, Ahren Stringer

International Work of the Year

  • "Blurred Lines, Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams"
    Writers: Clifford Harris (ASCAP), Robin Thicke (ASCAP), Pharrell Williams (ASCAP)
  • Can't Hold Us, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton
    Ben Haggerty (BMI), Ryan Lewis (BMI)
  • Don't You Worry Child, Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin
    Writers: Axel Hedfors (STIM), Sebastian Ingrosso (STIM), Fragogiannis Josefsson (PRS), Martin Lindstrom (STIM), Michel Zitron (STIM)
  • Let Her Go, Passenger
    Writer: Michael Rosenberg (PRS)
  • Pompeii, Bastille
    Writer: Daniel Smith (PRS)

APRA Music Awards 2013 Nominees & Winners

Song of the Year

  • Title: Elephant
    Artist: Tame Impala
    Writers: Kevin Parker / Jay Watson
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L
  • Title: Feels Like We Only Go Backwards
    Artist: Tame Impala
    Writer: Kevin Parker
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L
  • Title: Get Along
    Artist: Guy Sebastian
    Writers: Guy Sebastian* / Ian Barter
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd*
  • Title: History Eraser
    Artist: Courtney Barnett
    Writer: Courtney Barnett
  • Title: When the Moment Comes
    Artist: Mia Dyson
    Writers: Mia Dyson / Patrick Cupples (ASCAP) / Erin Sidney (ASCAP)

Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year

  • Writers: Anthony Egizii and David Musumeci (DNA)
    Publisher: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
  • Writers: Matthew Colwell (360)* and Kaelyn Behr (Styalz Fuego)
    Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd* and Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L
  • Writers: Phoebe Baker* / Louisa James* / Ryan Lamb / Christian O’Brien* / Timothy Royall* /
    Phillip Tucker* (Alpine)
    Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd*
  • Writers: Seth Marton* (Seth Sentry) and Stephen Mowat
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L*
  • Writers: Tjimba Possum-Burns and Danny Ramzan (Yung Warriors)

Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music

  • The Seekers

Most Played Australian Work

  • Title: Boys Like You
    Artist: 360 feat. Gossling
    Writers: Kaelyn Behr* / Matthew Colwell / Francis Jones / Bradford Pinto / Jack Revens
    Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L*/ Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd
  • Title: Don’t Worry Be Happy
    Artist: Guy Sebastian
    Writer: Guy Sebastian
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd
  • Title: I Love It
    Artist: Hilltop Hoods feat. Sia
    Writers: Barry Francis (DEBRIS) / Matthew Lambert (SUFFA) / Daniel Smith (PRESSURE) /
    Sia^
    Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L / EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd obo
    EMI Music Publishing Ltd^
  • Title: Set it Off
    Artist: Timomatic
    Writers: Anthony Egizii / David Musumeci / Timomatic
    Publisher: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
  • Title: Sitting on Top of the World
    Artist: Delta Goodrem
    Writers: Delta Goodrem* / John Shanks (ASCAP)
    Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L* / Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L
    obo Tone Ranger Music and Native Tongue Music Publishing obo Imagem Music NL

Country Work of the Year

  • Title: Charlestown Road
    Artist: Catherine Britt
    Writer: Catherine Britt
    Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd
  • Title: Country Is
    Artist: Troy Cassar-Daley
    Writers: Colin Buchanan* / Troy Cassar-Daley
    Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd* / Mushroom Music Pty Ltd
  • Title: Country Proud
    Artist: McAlister Kemp
    Writers: Troy Kemp^ / Drew McAlister / Steven Tassone* (SOCAN)
    Publishers: ABC Music Publishing^ / Mushroom Music Pty Ltd obo Ole Media Management LP I*
  • Title: Piece of Me
    Artist: The McClymonts
    Writers: Samantha McClymont / Frank Myers*(BMI) / Lindsay Rimes
    Publishers: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd / Mushroom Music Pty Ltd obo Meleva Music*
  • Title: Waitress
    Artist: Beccy Cole
    Writer: Beccy Cole
    Publisher: ABC Music Publishing

Blues & Roots Work of the Year

  • Title: Black Dog Blues
    Artist: Russell Morris
    Writers: James Keays / Russell Morris
  • Title: The Devil’s Sake
    Artist: Lanie Lane
    Writer: Lanie Lane
    Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd
  • Title: Like Me Meaner
    Artist: Lanie Lane
    Writer: Lanie Lane
    Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd
  • Title: Longtime
    Artist: Ash Grunwald
    Writers: Ash Grunwald / Colin O’Reilly
    Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd
  • Title: Love Letter
    Artist: Clairy Browne & the Bangin’ Rackettes
    Writers: Clairy Browne* / Darcy McNulty* / Steven Schram
    Publisher: Native Tongue Music Publishing*

Dance Work of the Year

  • Title: Coming Alive
    Artist: Vandalism & Ikid
    Writers: Ilan Kidron* / Andrew Van Dorsselaer / Cassandra Van Dorsselaer
    Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd obo MCDJ Music*
  • Title: Feed Off Me
    Artist: The Potbelleez
    Writers: David Greene^ / Ilan Kidron^ / Marisa Lock / Paul Mac / Jonathan Murphy^ / Justin
    Shave
    Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd obo MCDJ Music^ / Universal Music Publishing Pty
    Ltd
  • Title: In My Mind
    Artist: Feenixpawl & Ivan Gough feat. Georgi Kay
    Writers: Aden Forte / Ivan Gough* / Georgi Kay* / Joshua Soon
    Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L* / Sony/ATV Music Publ Allegro (AUST) P/L
    obo Peppermint Blue Publishing
  • Title: Like A Girl In Love
    Artist: Elen Levon
    Writers: Jamie Appleby / Melinda Appleby
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing MGB Australia
  • Title: Really Want To See You Again
    Artist: Sneaky Sound System
    Writers: Angus McDonald / Connie Mitchell

Rock Work of the Year

  • Title: Follow The Sun
    Artist: Evermore
    Writers: Daniel Hume / Jon Hume / Peter Hume
    Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L obo Second Pressing Pty Ltd
  • Title: For Another Day
    Artist: The Living End
    Writer: Chris Cheney
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd
  • Title: My Gun
    Artist: The Rubens
    Writers: Scott Baldwin / Elliott Margin / Izaac Margin / Samuel Margin/ David Kahne (BMI)
    Publishers: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd / Kobalt Music Publishing Australia P/L obo E Equals Music*
  • Title: Passerby
    Artist: Grinspoon
    Writers: Pat Davern / Phil Jamieson
    Publisher: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
  • Title: This Fire
    Artist: Birds of Tokyo
    Writers: Ian Berney / Ian Kenny / Glen Sarangapany / Adam Spark / Adam Weston
    Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd

Urban Work of the Year

  • Title: Boys Like You
    Artist: 360 feat. Gossling
    Writers: Kaelyn Behr* / Matthew Colwell / Francis Jones / Bradford Pinto / Jack Revens
    Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L*/ Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd
  • Title: Child
    Artist: 360
    Writers: Kaelyn Behr* / Matthew Colwell
    Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L*/ Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd
  • Title: I Love It
    Artist: Hilltop Hoods feat. Sia
    Writers: Barry Francis (DEBRIS) / Matthew Lambert (SUFFA) / Daniel Smith (PRESSURE) /
    Sia^
    Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L / EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd obo
    EMI Music Publishing Ltd^
  • Title: In My Mind (Part 2)
    Artist: Flo Rida
    Writers: Tramar Dillard*(ASCAP) / Aden Forte / Ivan Gough^ / Georgi Kay^ / Joshua Soon
    Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L obo Sony/ATV Tunes LLC* / Sony/ATV Music
    Publishing Australia P/L^ / Sony/ATV Music Publ Allegro (AUST) P/L obo Peppermint
    Blue Publishing
  • Title: Speaking in Tongues
    Artist: Hilltop Hoods feat. Chali 2NA
    Writers: Barry Francis (DEBRIS)* / Matthew Lambert (SUFFA)* / Daniel Smith (PRESSURE)* /
    Charles Stewart (ASCAP)
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L

Most Played Australian Work Overseas

  • Title: Somebody That I Used To Know
    Artist: Gotye feat Kimbra
    Writers: Wally de Backer* / Luiz Bonfa (ASCAP)^
    Publishers: J Albert and Son Pty Ltd obo Op Shop Songs Pty Ltd and Kobalt Music Publishing Australia P/L* / Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd^

International Work of the Year

  • Title: Call Me Maybe
    Artist: Carly Rae Jepsen
    Writers: Tavish Crowe*(SOCAN) / Carly Rae Jepsen^(SOCAN) / Joshua Ramsay (SOCAN)
    Publishers: Crowe Music Publishing* / Universal/MCA Music Publishing Pty Ltd obo Jepsen Music
    Publishing
  • Title: Lego House
    Artist: Ed Sheeran
    Writers: Jake Gosling*(PRS) / Christopher Leonard^(PRS) / Edward Sheeran (PRS)
    Publishers: David Platz Music (Australia) Pty Ltd obo BDI Music Limited* / Warner/Chappell Music
    Australia Pty Ltd obo Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Limited^ / Sony/ATV Music
    Publishing Australia P/L obo Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Limited
  • Title: Lonely Boy
    Artist: The Black Keys
    Writers: Daniel Auerbach (BMI) / Patrick Carney (BMI) / Brian Burton*(ASCAP)
    Publishers: Gaga Music Pty Ltd obo McMoore McLesst Publishing / Universal Music Publishing Pty
    Ltd obo Sweet Science*
  • Title: Paradise
    Artist: Coldplay
    Writers: Guy Berryman (PRS) / Jonathan Buckland (PRS) / William Champion (PRS) / Brian
    Eno*(PRS) / Chris Martin (PRS)
    Publishers: Universal Music Publishing MGB Australia obo Universal Music Publishing MGB Limited
    / Frankdon Music Pty Ltd obo Opal Music (GB 1)*
  • Title: We Are Young
    Artist: Fun feat. Janelle Monáe
    Writers: Jack Antonoff*(BMI) / Jeffrey Bhasker^(BMI) / Andrew Dost~(ASCAP) / Nathaniel
    Ruess# (ASCAP)
    Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L obo Shira Lee Lawrence Rick Music* /
    Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L obo Way Above Music^ / Sony/ATV Music
    Publishing Australia P/L obo Rough Art~ / Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd obo
    WB Music Corp, Bearvon Music and FBR Music#

History of APRA Music Awards

The APRA Music Awards is a yearly event by which members of the music industry, specifically songwriters, composers and publishers are recognized for their achievements in the categories -Screen Music, Art Music and Popular Contemporary. In connection, the APRA Song of the Year is one award voted upon only by the members of the APRA Music Awards. It has been in existence since 1991.

In 2012, the Song of the Year was awarded to Gotye feat Kimbra for their song Somebody That I Used to Know written by Wally de Becker and Luiz Bonfa. In 2011, the award was given to songwriters and artists Angus and Julia Stone for their work entitled Big Jet Plane.

The 2013 APRA Music Awards are slated to be seen on June 17, 2013 in Australia at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. It will be hosted by Clare Bowditch and Jonathan Biggins. This would be the 31st year that the awards show has been in existence. This year, the categories to be voted upon are Rock Work of the Year, Dance Work of the Year, Urban Work of the Year, Blues & Roots Work of the Year, Country Work of the Year, International Work of the Year, Most Played Australian Work Overseas, Most Played Australian Work, and Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year.