Judges Announced For 2016 QLD Music Awards

The 2016 Queensland Music Awards, presented by BOQ and Hutchinson Builders, are thrilled to announce a diverse range of music and media identities who have been enlisted to form the judging panel for the popular awards. With entries closing midnight Sunday December 6, the state’s original songwriters have limited time to submit their work. Emerging songwriters will also be eligible for a new set of cash prizes sponsored by Bank Of Queensland.


Applications Extended! 2016 Billy Thorpe Scholarship

Queensland musicians have today been awarded a one-week extension to submit their application for Arts Queensland’s annual Billy Thorpe Scholarship. The $10,000 scholarship is awarded annually to an emerging Queensland-based contemporary musician or band. Applications will now close midnight Sunday December 6


Cash Prizes For Early Career Songwriters

Emerging songwriters will be eligible for a new set of Bank Of Queensland sponsored cash prizes as part of the 2016 Queensland Music Awards. Most Promising Male Songwriter ($1000), Most Promising Female Songwriter ($1000) and Most Promising Songwriting Team ($2000) will be up for grabs to support early career songwriters. Published and unpublished original songwriters from all across Queensland are encouraged to apply.