Highly Commended

With almost 1600 songs entered in Q Song 2010, judges faced a very hard decision of selecting the finalist in each category

Q Music would like to acknowledge the list of following HIGHLY COMMENDED artists from our judging panel. 

Secondary School Category

 Song Title  Artist/Songwriter  Suburb
 Between Us  Ebony Rose  Logan Reserve
 Back Pains  Stephen Smith  Cleveland
 Forever and A Day   Breanna Gerritsen  Waterford
 Chocolate  Hannah Karydas  St Lucia
 I Miss You  Connah Kippen  Sunshine Beach
 Seaside  Holly Lovell  Buderim

 Gospel/Spiritual Category

 Song Title  Artist/Songwriter  Suburb
 Sensation  Bec Laughton  Kangaroo Point
 Hungry  Bec Laughton  Kangaroo Point
 After the Storm  Anna Weatherup  Albion
 I Glory the Cross  Bel Morrison  Daisy Hill
 In time with You  Bel Morrison  Daisy Hill
 I’ll Stay Close  Marcus Corowa  Beenleigh


 Song Title  Artist/Songwriter  Suburb
 Lover Of Life  Simon Shapiro  Mitchelton
 Miss You  Craig Morrison  Leichhardt
 Losin' It  Craig Morrison  Leichhardt
 Leave The Light On  The Rain  Buderim
 Bag of Fruit  Steve Grady  Margate
 Lone Rider  Bang Bang Boss Kelly  Lutywche
 Stevie  John Busby, Chris Dale  Greenslopes


Song Title Artist/Songwriter Suburb
Ghost in the Machine Ghost & Machine West End
Sweet Edge Of Colour Bardon
World Orchestra Edge Of Colour Bardon
Raggajunk Sunnydread Hawthorne
Bidniz Musik 1/The Session Fairfield
Now That You're Gone SUBSET Paddington
King Street Cops My Fiction Clayfield


Song Title Artist/Songwriter Suburb
The Hub Lachlan Bell Trio Coorparoo
Where's My Baby Michael Rogers Paddington
Red Hill Rafael Karlen Red Hill
You Still Want More John Hardy Evelyn Central
Reverie Kylie Southwell Highgate Hill
Mixed Emotions Tedd Turton Mungar
Sparring, Sparing Louise Denson Group Toowong
Alter Ego Macklin and Newcomb Wakerley
What I Got Here David Megarrity/Sam Vincent Alderly

Blues and Roots

Song Title Artist/Songwriter Suburb
Good Woman Ange Takats Peregian Beach
Come Inside Pat Tierney Brisbane
1000 Years Old Luke Daniel Peacock Ashgrove
Little Girl Blind Lemon Gold Coast
Behind That Smile Transvaal Diamond Syndicate Newstead
If it’s not right Zennith Kuranda
Sugar Box Blind Lemon Gold Coast


Song Title Artist/Songwriter Suburb
I'm a Soldier Black Market Rhythm Co. Southport
Where Love Is Due Brianna Carpenter Coorparoo
The Boat Song Kylie Southwell Highgate Hill
Seaside Holly Lovell Buderim
Nana's songs Cheap Fakes Wavell Heights
Biding My Time Busby Marou Pty Ltd Hawthorne
Let's Ride Phil Smith & the Lights Grange
I'll be yours Emma-Louise Brisbane
Bill and the Bear Cloudstreet North Maleny
Run Charlie Mayfair Red Hill

World Music

Song Title Artist/Songwriter Suburb
Kalimera Edson Fernandes Gazani Stafford
Another Cup Louise Denson Group Toowong
Pit Stop Quenchise Logan Central
Rigatoni Rag Melissa Cloake Hendra
The Definition of Bessy-Lou Cairns
Chillagoe Dive Barleyshakes Doonan
Afghanistan Morika Nerang
Mercurio Louise Denson Group Toowong


Song Title Artist/Songwriter Suburb
If I Fell Down Charlie Mayfair Red Hill
Velociraptor - Hey Suzanne Jeremy Neale Mango Hill
Todays Song The Cairos Herston
iFly Ball Park Music Chapel Hill
Let You Down Hungry Kids of Hungary Chapel Hill
Bus Now Bonefinger Records Brassall
Exactly Like Me Felinedown Hendra
A Shot At The Seat A Shot At The Seat Annerley
I Cannot Be Saved Tara Simmons Alderley
Velociraptor - Scientists Jeremy Neale Mango Hill
I'll take you down Matthew R Vale Wooloowin
You Don't Hear Me Sterling Silver Deception Bay


Song Title Artist/Songwriter Suburb
Oliver Silent Feature Era Paddington
Velociraptor - Sleep with the Fishes Jeremy Neale Mango Hill
Henry Winkler Rocketsmiths Annerley
Harriet Red in tooth & claw Southport
Guide and Bless Sunnydread Hawthorne
Plea for Sanctuary Greenthief St.Lucia
RUOK? Mtcz Herberton
Rock Wall Hannah Macklin Wakerley
Shakeytown Valve Records West End
Nani Comic Sans Fortitude Valley
So Much More The Videomatics Brisbane


Song Title Artist/Songwriter Suburb
Run Away Stew Riddle Brassall
Red, Yellow and Blue Dear April Yamanto
Smoke and mirrors Joel Myles Dutton Park
You & I Numbers Radio Ascot Vale
You Got it! (Hope is Your Friend) Willcopen Maroochy River
Scream Simon Shapiro Mitchelton
Leap Frog Bessy-Lou Cairns
Drug Store Monkey The Faze Belmont
Hostage Joel Brigginshaw Ashmore
Todays Song The Cairos Herston
Oh My Oh My Blonde on Blonde Brisbane

 Q Music Encouragement Award

Song Title Artist/Songwriter Suburb
Journey Around The Sun Simone Elias Kelvin Grove
Carry on David Flower Clayfield
All Dark Nikki J Clifton Beach
Virtually Impossibe Lilly Rouge Burleigh Heads