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Voting Opens For BOQ People's Choice Award!

Hot on the heels of a huge finalist announcement, the 2017 Queensland Music Awards, presented by Hutchinson Builders and BOQ, is now placing power in the hands of the public to decide on Queensland’s most popular artists.  

The BOQ People’s Choice Award celebrates the achievements of Queensland artists who began their careers in the sunshine state and are now taking on the world. Music fans across the country are invited to have their say through the publicly voted categories, Most Popular Male, Most Popular Female and Most Popular Group, with voting now open via the TheMusic.com.au.

Voters will go into the draw to win a double pass to party with a friend at the Queensland Music Awards ceremony at Brisbane Powerhouse on March 27, including overnight accommodation at TRYP Fortitude Valley Hotel. This year QMusic is thrilled to announce performer, comedian and radio personality Ruth Gardner will host the QMAs and bass-heavy, roof-raisers Kingfisha will perform alongside fellow nominees Cub Sport, Good Boy, ROMY and Tia Gostelow.

The poll will remain open until midnight March 13.


The 2017 BOQ People’s Choice Awards nominees are:

Most Popular Male
Most Popular Female
Most Popular Group

Conrad Sewel

Amy Shark

Cub Sport

Jarryd James

Katie Noonan

Violent Soho

Keith Urban

Dami Im

Dune Rats

Robert Forster


The Veronicas

Troy Cassar-Daley

Caitlyn Shadbolt

The Amity Affliction

Bernard Fanning

Kate Miller-Heidke Sheppard

It’s been a big 12 months for Queensland album releases and QMusic is today delighted to announce that, from the pool of music industry-nominated releases, the 2017 QMA Album Of The Year nominees are:

Cub Sport This Is Our Vice
Halfway – The Golden Halfway Record
Sahara Beck – Panacea
The Goon SaxUp To Anything
Violent Soho WACO

Winners across 24 award categories will be revealed at the 2017 Queensland Music Awards, including accolades presented for Highest Selling Single, Highest Selling Album and an Export Achievement Award. View finalist announcement

Acquaint yourself with a taste of Queensland music with the 2017 QMA Finalists playlist.

Limited tickets to attend the ceremony are available to the public via the Brisbane Powerhouse box office

March 27 | Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Featuring performances by:
Cub Sport  |  Good Boy  |  ROMY  | Tia Gostelow  |  Kingfisha
Tickets from $40 + bf. 



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The 2017 Queensland Music Awards presented by BOQ and Hutchinson Builders is produced by QMusic with support from APRA AMCOS. QMusic is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.


Published: 02 Mar 2017 by QMusic Newsdesk