The Award provides $10,000 for an emerging artist to record with an established producer and receive career-planning advice from Chugg Entertainment.
Entries are open for the 2019 Carol Lloyd Award, a $15,000 fellowship awarded to an emerging Queensland female singer-songwriter and named in honour of the legendary Railroad Gin frontwoman, will close on March 1.
The prize money will allow the winner the to record their own full length album or record and tour their own EP. Now in its second year, the award gives female artists an amazing opportunity to get a head start in their career, the means to broaden their experience within the music industry, and help them to realise their goals as an emerging artist.
The award is presented at the launch of the Queensland Music Festival in May. In it's inaugural year it was won by Georgia Potter (Moreton) and last year the prize went to Cairns songwriter Leanne Tennant.
The judging panel for the 2019 Carol Lloyd Award is made up of Katie Noonan, Joc Curran, Leanne de Souza, Sean Sennett, John Willsteed and Annie Peterson.
The Carol Lloyd Award is presented by Queensland Music Festival and supported by APRA AMCOS and Hutchinson Builders and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
Recipients of the career changing award include Angie McMahon, Ecca Vandal, Mojo Juju, Deline Briscoe, Amanda Cole,
Imogen Clark, Beatrice Lewis, Pru Montin and Niran Dasika. Jess Hitchcock wins Smugglers of Light Music and Media Award.
Levi's Music Prize awarded to blind Sudanese Refugee Gordan Koang on final day of biggest ever event. With record crowds enjoying some of the hottest new acts on the Australian live music scene, BIGSOUND 2019 closes the curtains today and announces The Levi’s® Music Prize winner - Gordon Koang.
With the countdown well and truly on for the 2019 Australian Women in Music Awards, the event has begun its rollout of exciting program details ahead of the October Awards Ceremony and Concert at the Brisbane Powerhouse!
Leading the announcement, the reveal of the 2019 AWMA Program speakers include Amy Sheppard, Yumi Stynes, Deborah Cheetham, Kween G, and Kim ‘Busty Beatz’ Bowers, along with an Awards Concert that traverses Opera, Roots, Hip-Hop, Pop, Rock and even a “Guitarmagedon”.
Ngaiire, Mojo Juju, Christine Anu, Claire Edwardes and Alice Skye are among the stellar list of ﬁnalists in the 2019 Australian Women in Music Awards (AWMA), to be presented at a star-studded ceremony, concert and party in Brisbane on Wednesday 9 October.