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AIR Awards Unveil
2019 Nominees

The 2019 AIR Awards nominees have been announced, with some of the Queensland's finest emerging and established acts making the cut.

Having just walked away with two trophies from five nominations at the 2019 Queensland Music Awards, celebrated singer songwriter Emily Wurramara is a contender for Breakthrough Independent Artist of the Year and Best Independent Blues and Roots Album. QMA Export Achievement Award winners and homegrown dance floor fillers Confidence Man join her in the Breakthrough Artist category and have also picked up a nomination for Best Independent Dance / Electronica Album or EP for their debut longplayer Confident Music for Confident People.

Joining them on the nominees list are fellow sunshine state acts Emma Louise (Best Independent Album or EP), Hatchie (Breakthrough Independent Artist of the Year), Halfway (Best Independent Country Album), Gabriella Cohen (Best Independent Blues and Roots Album), DZ Deathrays (Best Independent Hard Rock, Heavy or Punk Album) and Paces (Best Independent Dance / Electronica Album or EP).

Since their inception in 2006 the AIR Awards have acknowledged the outstanding and inspiring talent of the likes of Paul Kelly, John Butler, Hilltop Hoods, Vance Joy, Gotye, Sheppard, Gurrumul and Flume just to name a few.

This year's awards ceremony will take place at Adelaide’s Freemasons Hall on July 25 during the Indie-Con Australia conference.

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