Following The Music Victoria Industry Awards where seven industry-voted winners and the Hall of Fame recipients were announced, the awards are now open for the public-voted categories until November 6.


The award recipients will be announced alongside additional industry-voted categories on Wednesday December 9 at the Melbourne Recital Centre. It will also be livestreamed on the Music Victoria website and broadcast via Channel 31.

Public-voted categories:

Best Album
Cable Ties – Far Enough
Elizabeth – the wonderful world of nature
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Sideways to New Italy
RVG – Feral
Sampa The Great – The Return
Best Band
Amyl and The Sniffers
Cable Ties
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
Best Song
Baker Boy – Move
Leah Senior – Evergreen
Mildlife – Rare Air
RVG – I Used To Love You
Sampa The Great – OMG
Best Solo Artist
Angie McMahon
Baker Boy
Courtney Barnett
Gordon Koang
Leah Senior
Sampa The Great
Simona Castricum
Sui Zhen
Best Musician
Amy Taylor (Amyl and The Sniffers)
Erica Dunn (Tropical Fuck Storm, Palm Springs, MOD CON)
Gareth Liddiard (Tropical Fuck Storm)
Gordon Koang
Jen Cloher (Dyson Stringer Cloher)
Romy Vager (RVG)
Sampa Tembo (Sampa The Great)
SilentJay (Sampa The Great, Mandarin Dreams)
Stu Mackenzie (King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard)
Tom Iansek (Big Scary, #1 Dads)
Best Breakthrough Act
Alice Skye
Grace Cummings
Nat Vazer
Pinch Points
Best Live Act
Amyl and The Sniffers
Cable Ties
Gordon Koang
Sampa The Great
The Teskey Brothers


Have your say and cast your vote here!


Winners of the Industry Awards:

Best Small Venue: The Gasometer Hotel, Collingwood

Best Large Venue: Forum Melbourne
Best Festival: Golden Plains
Best Regional/Outer Suburban Venue: Barwon Club Hotel, Geelong
Best Regional/Outer Suburban Venue: Theatre Royal, Castlemaine
Outstanding Woman In Music: Sarah Hamilton (One Of One)
Best Producer: Joelistics: Mo’Ju & Joelistics Ghost Town EP

Hall of Fame inductees: Mary Mihelakos, and late blues musician Chris Wilson


The Music Victoria Awards are proudly presented by PBS and RRR.