The 2023 Music Victoria Awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday October 31 at The Edge, Fed Square.

Music Victoria has also announced that Kutcha Edwards and industry stalwart and previous PBS board member, Kirsty Rivers will be inducted into the Music Victoria Hall of Fame at this year’s ceremony.

The Music Victoria Awards are proudly presented by PBS and Triple R.


Pictured: Baker Boy at the 2022 Music Victoria Awards. Photo credit: Brnjak


Industry voted categories

Archie Roach Foundation Award for Emerging Talent (First Peoples entrants only)
Arts Access Victoria Amplify Award
(Deaf and Disabled entrants only)
MAV Diasporas Award (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse entrants only)
Best Blues Work
Best Country Work
Best Electronic Work
Best Experimental or Avant-Garde Work
Best Folk Work
Best Heavy Work
Best Hip Hop Work
Best Jazz Work
Best Pop Work
Best Reggae or Dancehall Work
Best Rock or Punk Work
Best Soul, Funk, R’n’B or Gospel Work
Best Producer
Best Musician

Publicly voted categories
Best Song or Track
Best Album
Best Solo Artist
Best DJ
Best Group
Best Regional Act
Best Metro Festival
Best Regional Festival
Best Large Venue (Metro)
Best Small Venue (Metro)
Best Regional Venue or Presenter (Under 50 gigs)
Best Regional Venue or Presenter (Over 50 gigs)